Tonga's Giant Trevally is attracting Japanese anglers to Vava'u and their activities have been filmed for Japanese television.
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Wednesday 11 February 2009
Thursday 11 December 2008
Fishing culture is nowhere as important as it is in Japan where the practices are passed down for generations, sustaining livelihoods through trade and maintaining a community's identity. And the hunting of dolphins is very much part of those practices. Story and photos by Linny Folau
Monday 1 December 2008
Fighting to preserve a fish-eating culture that is slipping away among a younger generation in urban areas in Japan is the mission of an unusual non-governmental organisation. Its goal is to inspire Japanese youngsters by tickling their taste buds with fish and other seafood dishes, which they help to prepare. by Linny Folau
Friday 21 November 2008
Despite international pressure opposing whaling practices, this traditional whaling village located near the south end of Japan's Kii Peninsula is determined to fight on and preserve its whaling culture. The fight, enthusiastic villages say, is nothing short of trying to protect their cultural identity. Story and photos by Linny Folau.
Monday 17 November 2008
The Japanese love their tuna and nothing demonstrates their passion as well as the fish-mania that goes on every morning at the legendary Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo - the mother of all fish markets and a popular tourist destination. By Linny Folau
Tuesday 14 October 2008
The Sasakawa Pacific Islands Journalism Fellowship 2008 for three senior Pacific Island journalists, begins its intensive week-long program on the theme 'Fisheries and the Pacific' on Monday, October 13 in Tokyo, Japan. By Linny Folau
Wednesday 14 May 2008
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
The Greenpeace ship Esperanza has been confronting Taiwanese fishing boats in international waters between Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia.
Sunday 11 May 2008
Greenpeace yesterday exposed an illegal tuna purse seiner, the Queen Evelyn 168, in a pocket of international waters between Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia. This Philippines-flagged vessel was at the site of a transfer of tuna between her sister vessel and a refrigerated mother ship, the Kenken 888. It is likely that a transfer of fish at sea involving an illegal vessel was about to occur, but the arrival of Greenpeace prevented it from taking place as the vessels immediately separated and fled.
Wednesday 30 May 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
A dramatic increase in the number of sightings of unauthorized fishing vessels in the western and central Pacific Ocean in the last three months is alarming fisheries officials in the Pacific Islands region.
Wednesday 10 January 2007
Your article published on 04/01/07 "Vava'u Festival starts on January 26" shows a lovely photo of a Yellow Fin proudly displayed by Jeffrey Le Strange who is the organiser of this event.
Thursday 4 January 2007
The 2007 Vava'u Festival will kick off on January 26 with a Triathlon in the morning, and a display of Culture and Art in Neiafu during the rest of the day.
Saturday 10 July 1999
Three decades after Tonga banned whaling, in line with an international treaty, the taste of whale fat lingers on, and blubber enthusiasts joined the curious to watch a whale being butchered in Nuku‘alofa on July 10. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 3, July 1999.
Thursday 1 July 1999
Three native American whalers, Tom Happynook, his son Brian, and a cousin, Larry Johnson visited Nuku‘alofa during the second week of July, after visiting Australia and New Zealand. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 3, July 1999.