29 Nov 2005

Fisheries – Sealord Products

From the collecton Treaty of Waitangi

Carter Holt Harvey has accepted a bid from Brierley Investments Ltd and Māori tribes to buy the Sealord Products fishing company. The National government is financing the Māori bid in order to settle Māori commercial fishing claims under the Treaty of Waitangi. Adam Gifford backgrounds the Sealord deal and interviews Chief Executive of Sealord Products Brian Rhoades, Māori fisheries negotiator Matiu Rata, and President of the Fishing Industry Association Eric Barratt. Geoff Robinson speaks to Doug Kidd, Minister of Fisheries and Minister of Māori Affairs.

(Sound Archives MR921118)