Regional Fisheries Management Organization

Te Vaka Moana (TVM)

TVM is underpinned by a cooperative arrangement called Te Vaka Moana Arrangement, between the fisheries administrations of Cook Islands, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau and Tonga, signed in 2010.

Parties of the Nauru Agreement (PNA)

The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) controls the world's largest sustainable tuna purse seine fishery. PNA Members are Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)

The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) was established by the Convention for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPF Convention) which entered into force on 19 June 2004. The Convention was concluded after six years of negotiation which commenced in 1994. The period between the conclusion of the Convention and its entry into force was taken up by a series of Preparatory Conferences that laid the foundations for the Commission to commence its work.