New tools could secure the future of seafood

Press Release – Plant and Food Research

25 September 2017 – The fishing industry and global fisheries managers need to get on board with the power of genomics to secure the future of seafood, say scientists. Read more »

Minister’s Decision Erodes Māori Fisheries Settlement

Press Release – Te Ohu Kaimoana

Primary Industries Minister Hon Nathan Guys decision to decrease the Total Allowable Commercial Catch in pua will eventually erode hard won Mori Fishing Settlement rights says Te Ohu Kaimoana Chief Executive Dion Tuuta. Read more »

Another orange roughy success story

Press Release – Deepwater Group

An orange roughy fishery south of Stewart Island has been given the green light to reopen after 19 years. Read more »

Minister’s Decision Erodes Māori Fisheries Settlement

Press Release – Te Ohu Kaimoana

Primary Industries Minister Hon Nathan Guys decision to decrease the Total Allowable Commercial Catch in pua will eventually erode hard won Mori Fishing Settlement rights says Te Ohu Kaimoana Chief Executive Dion Tuuta. Read more »

More surveillance for oyster parasite

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

Further surveillance of the wild flat oyster fishery in Foveaux Strait for Bonamia ostreae will begin later this month. Read more »

Change of govt set to save dolphins and restore fisheries

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Labour, Green and Mori parties, followed by The Opportunities Party (TOP) and NZ First are all in position to protect Mui and Hectors dolphins and transition to more sustainable and selective fishing methods, overhauling current fisheries … Read more »

Whitebait Fishers Advised To Wash Catch From Opaoa River

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

With the whitebait season now open, Marlborough District Council is advising people fishing for the delicacy in the urban Opaoa (Opawa) River in Blenheim to thoroughly wash their catch in fresh water, due to raised E. coli levels in the river. Read more »

Fishing Operators Recognised for Protecting Seabirds

Press Release – Southern Seabird Solutions

The winners of this years Seabird Smart Awards are leading the way when it comes to protecting seabirds says Bill Mansfield, the Chair of the Southern Seabird Solutions Trust. Read more »

King Salmon Proves Popular with Kiwi Pets

Press Release – New Zealand King Salmon

Demand for premium, New Zealand-made pet food at supermarket prices has seen rapid expansion for one Kiwi company. After the successful launch of New Zealand King Salmons quality pet food range Omega Plus in the South Island late last year, the products … Read more »

Political Parties United in Call for Inquiry Into Fishing

Press Release – LegaSea

Labour and the Green Party have both come out in support of an inquiry into the management of New Zealands fisheries, leaving National as the only major party which has declared itself unwilling to look into the issue in the lead up to the election. Read more »

Pacific region cooperate on North Korea

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific region cooperate on North Korea Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has returned to New Zealand after attending the 48th annual Pacific Islands Forum in Samoa, on behalf of Prime Minister Bill English. During the Forum, Pacific Leaders discussed … Read more »

New Vessel Marks New Era For Wellington Shipping

Press Release – CentrePort

A New Zealand-made pilot vessel has arrived at CentrePort, bringing world-leading capabilities to help future shipping navigate Wellingtons harbour. Read more »

Govt has head in the sand over Fisheries Officer Strike

Press Release – National Union of Public Employees

Government has head in the sand over Fisheries Officer Strike Fisheries Officers enter their second week of nationwide strike action as the government remains silent on the issue. They have their heads in the sand Says Janice Gemmell, Secretary … Read more »

Refuse to shell out more money to fisheries officers

Press Release – nupe

Urgent mediation between Fisheries Officers and their employer has failed to avert nationwide strike action planned to commence on Friday 1st September 2017. Read more »

Help keep whitebait fisheries healthy

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Stephen Donald was famously fishing for them when he got That Call from the All Blacks during the 2011 World Cup. In doing so, he was part of whitebaiting that has its roots in traditional Maori gathering of inanga (whitebait) and the wider kiwi outdoors … Read more »

NZ King Salmon beats FY earnings forecast

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand King Salmon Investments, the world’s largest aquaculture producer of king salmon, beat its forecast for annual earnings as demand for its premium product exceeded supply, underpinning values. The stock jumped to … Read more »

NZ King Salmon Fy17 Result & Dividend Exceed Expectations

Press Release – NZ King Salmon Co Limited

A combination of operational achievements and a successful market positioning strategy underpins strong growth for New Zealand King Salmon Investments Ltd (NZX and ASX:NZK) (the Company ), which today reported its full year result for the twelve months to … Read more »

Sea-Freight Container of Chilled Beef And Lamb to China

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms Confirm First Sea-Freight Container of Chilled Beef And Lamb to China Read more »

Search for missing fisherman

Press Release – TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This morning at around 0700 hours the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called by Tauranga Police to assist in the search for a missing boatie. The man, a Tauranga local, who had gone out on his boat to go fishing, had been missing since … Read more »

New expertise for Sustainable Seas Challenge

Press Release – NIWA

We are pleased to announce that Conrad Pilditch and Janet Stephenson have joined the Science Leadership Team, bringing both continuity and new blood. Conrad Pilditch is the new leader of Dynamic Seas, our research theme focused on using biophysical … Read more »

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