Modern Day Slavery: Employment Conditions For Foreign Fishing Crews In New Zealand Waters

Jennifer Ann Devlin


Foreign fishing crews working in New Zealand's EEZ have a history of exploitation and abuse. The New Zealand government has recently made significant changes to the way employment conditions are controlled. While these changes are a welcome advance, legal and practical difficulties in enforcing the new guidelines mean there is more work to be done before New Zealand can claim a clear conscience on the matter.


Fisheries; EEZ; New Zealand; Employment conditions

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