Shark finning banned in New Zealand

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The cruel practice of shark finning will be banned in New Zealand waters under a government rule.
Jump over to this article on Kiwi Kids Vids to see what is involved with shark finning. 
Conservation Minister Nick Smith made the announcement on a Wellington beach over the weekend.
Dr Smith said sharks might not be as cuddly as kiwi or as cute as dolphins but they were an important part of the country’s marine diversity.
There are 113 species of sharks within New Zealand.
The Government proposal would take effect over the next two years.
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28 Responses

  1. That is just cruel to the sharks how would the people who do shark finning feel if they were a shark and was getting shark finning it’s good tgey wont do it now!!!

  2. Its good that they banned it because sharks were here first now the population of sharks has gone down 🙁

  3. don’t kill great white sharks because it very cruel
    SO DONT KILL SARKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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