King Salmon rises 3.6% in NZX debut

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: King Salmon rises 3.6% in NZX debut after existing shareholders use IPO to trim holdings Read more »

Mapping Marlborough Sounds, Tāmaki Strt, Auckland, Kawau Bay

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New mapping of parts of the Marlborough Sounds, Tmaki Strait, Auckland and Kawau Bay seabeds will ensure maritime safety and help to improve marine habitat management, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston. Read more »

$470,000 for safer boating grants

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

As part of Safer Boating Week (October 14-21) Maritime NZ has announced $470,000 dollars in grants a major increase in national funding for recreational boating programmes, Read more »

Popular MarineMate app gets funding boost

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

17 October 2016 Popular MarineMate app gets funding boost The Waikato Regional Council-developed MarineMate mobile phone app, which is hugely popular with boaties nationally, has been given a funding boost by Maritime NZ. The national body announced today that … Read more »

Report: 2015 loss of person overboard

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Containership Madinah, loss of person overboard, Lyttelton Harbour entrance, 2 July 2015 On 2 July 2015 the container ship Madinah was preparing for arrival at the port of Lyttelton. Part of those preparations involved the bosun (deck crew foreman) and … Read more »

Smorgasbord dished up by Ōra King Awards 2016

Press Release – Ora King

With a dish inspired by the Marlborough region in which he grew up, Wharekauhau Country Estate chef Marc Soper has been named the winner of the Best ra King Dish New Zealand 2016. The hotly contested global ra King Awards also saw last years Best ra … Read more »

Anglers win fishing gear but big prize eludes them

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Caption: Anglers Mark Preece (left) and Marcel Schweizer, two of the three anglers who each won a $200 voucher for their green tag fish. Read more »

International convention will make fishing safer

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

New Zealand is adopting international rules on certification for commercial fishermen, aimed at making fishing safer and ensuring New Zealand fishers will have their tickets recognised internationally. Read more »

Industry condemns skipper’s actions

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand supports the prosecution of a commercial fishing boat skipper over the death of albatross at sea. Read more »

Fish & Game Critical of DOC’s Efforts to Reduce 1080 Risk

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is calling on the Department of Conservation to do more to reduce the threat 1080 poison poses to people gathering food from waterways, saying its present effort is inadequate and self-serving. Read more »

Local Government Candidates survey

Press Release – Freshwater Foundation Charitable Trust

All candidates in the current Local Body postal election were approached by Freshwater Foundation Charitable Trust with a simple questionnaire. The intention was to elicit candidates views on local freshwater issues. Read more »

Ring-fencing goes live

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Seafarers can now ring-fence most old and legacy tickets – for free – keeping them valid for life without the cost of moving into the new seafarer certification framework, SeaCert. Read more »

SeaDragon Officially Opens its Nelson Omega-3 Refinery

Press Release – NZX

Prime Minister John Key today officially opened SeaDragons new Omega-3 fish oil refinery in Nelson. Read more »

Keep Taranaki clean, anglers urged

Press Release – Taranaki Regional Council

The regions anglers are being urged to protect their patch as they head out to their favourite fishing haunts this spring. Read more »

Have your say on the Gisborne rock lobster fishery

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is inviting local people and organisations to have their say on the CRA3 (Gisborne) rock lobster fishery. Read more »

Crayfish numbers reach record lows

Press Release – Hauraki Gulf Forum

Crayfish (rock lobster) numbers have dropped to record lows in marine reserves at Leigh and Tawharanui. Detail of a recent University of Auckland survey were discussed at this months Hauraki Gulf Forum meeting and members expressed concern about … Read more »

New Navigation Safety Bylaw promotes safety and having fun

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today completed the review of its Navigation Safety Bylaw, which aims to improve safety for all water-users in Canterbury. Read more »

MPI video monitoring “not a proper substitute”

Press Release – PSA

The Ministry for Primary Industries needs to rethink its strategy around using video monitoring to protect against fish dumping, the Public Service Association Te Pkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says. Read more »

Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou welcome new Mātaitai

Press Release – Spinal Injury Association

Te Rnanga o tkou are pleased the Minister for Primary Industries has approved the tkou Mtaitai Reserve. Read more »

LegaSea calls for a Commission of Inquiry into fisheries

Press Release – LegaSea

Leaked documents show the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has been aware of widespread fish dumping for years yet not acted to prosecute the offending commercial fishers. These papers highlight deeply rooted problems with the management of fisheries. … Read more »

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