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National will oppose the second reading of the Indigenous Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill, as it will ultimately result in the prohibition of whitebaiting in New Zealand.
Eugenie Sage’s ideological views are not friendly towards recreation, fishers or hunters. The whitebaiting community has also told me they feel as though her adjacent whitebait consultation process has been a farce and they are concerned about their future livelihoods and the future of the Kiwi pastime.
Whitebaiting is a kiwi tradition for many New Zealanders, it puts food on the table, creates livelihoods and is a recreational pastime.
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