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Poor catches prompt concerns among Cook Islands fishermen

Poor catches prompt concerns among Cook Islands fishermen

Updated 21 January 2013, 15:22 AEST

For our regular look at news in the Cook Islands, we are from John Woods, managing editor of the Cook Islands News Association.

Today - a secrecy scandal surrounding offshore fishing licences. Poor catch rates have sparked a debate about exploratory licences to foreign vessels, with many local fishermen calling on the Ministry of Marine Resources to intervene.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: John Woods, managing editor of the Cook Islands News Association

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Geraldine is a respected voice on issues in the Pacific and is the presenter of our morning Pacific Beat  program.

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