Journalist Michael Field has been writing about the Pacific for three decades. More recently, his investigations have led him into a dark world of foreign-flagged vessels fishing the waters of New Zealand, other Pacific nations, and the Southern Ocean. He has uncovered brutality, misery and death – as well as impending ecological disaster: the destruction of the last great southern schools of fish.
Stories started by Michael Field
China's expansion into the South Pacific is causing growing alarm in Washington, Wellington and Canberra -- and then there's Suva
The Pacific Ocean is being plundered while those tasked with helping protect it are disappearing in mysterious circumstances.