Three farmers were fined a total of $116,100.
Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage says the level of plastic pollution in the oceans is unacceptable.
The strategy aims to keep the country's natural ecosystems healthy and resilient.
It's already been approved in the European Union.
It won't just be farmers and those in rural areas footing the bill, the group says.
The damage could be at a scale never seen before in the history of humankind, they say.
Officials say the spilling fuel is endangering corals, fish and other marine life around the Indian Ocean island.
But researchers say now could be our best time to build a green economy.
The Government gave $18 million to 22 projects.
Six of the vessels have apparently been faking their true location.
The spot is favoured for its clear waters and is unique for the ability to see spawning trout.
It also means food scraps will soon be collected in Auckland and taken to the plant.
The free fruit samples were handed out to some American customers with click-and-collect and delivery orders.
Destructive fishing practices and lack of protected areas have the biggest negative impact.
The pest-free island will provide a safe haven for threatened wildlife, the Conservation Minister says.
Less groundwater is drying out the clay soil some houses are built on.
It's an area that experts say has been failed for a long time.
A law expert says the Resource Management Act reflects the views of another era and it is time for it to go.
Law changes to end tenure review were considered by Parliament last week with the first reading of the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill.
It's been called a "shot in the arm" for the sector.