King Salmon confirms intention to undertake an IPO

Press Release – NZ King Salmon Co Limited

AN INVESTMENT IN NEW ZEALANDS GROWING AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY New Zealand King Salmon confirms intention to undertake an IPO Read more »

More evidence that MPI doesn’t prosecute fish dumping

Press Release – LegaSea

An Official Information Act request by Radio New Zealand has revealed that less than one per cent of all fisheries prosecutions are related to fish dumping. Read more »

Rule change keeps seafarers working

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 25 August 2016 Media Statement Rule change keeps seafarers working Seafarers with most older domestic certificates will be able to continue using them without the cost of moving to a new modern ticket, … Read more »

Bill could influence decisions on destructive seabed mining

Press Release – Green Party

The National Government’s proposed changes to the law governing seabed mining could make it easier for Trans-Tasman Resources to carry out destructive seabed mining off the South Taranaki coast, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Boating Bylaw for the Bay delayed

Press Release – Environment Bay of Plenty

The new boating Bylaw for Bay of Plenty will now be introduced in 2017 instead of October 2016 as originally planned. General Manager of Regulatory Services, Eddie Grogan says it was always our preference to have the new Bylaw operative ahead of … Read more »

Fish ladders offer hope to native fish

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

The idea of installing ladders for something without arms or legs may seem a little crazy; but for Whangareis threatened native fish it might literally prove a life saver. Read more »

Irrigation not linked to drinking water concerns

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Irrigation not linked to drinking water concerns Greenpeace is out of order suggesting irrigation schemes increase the risk of drinking water concerns, says IrrigationNZ. Theyve well and truly stepped over the line this time and should be discredited, … Read more »

New Plymouth Search and Rescue Moves to Recovery Phase

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The search for a missing 18-year-old man whose boat flipped off the coast of Paritutu, New Plymouth, on Monday has been moved to a recovery phase. At this stage, Police do not expect to find him alive but a limited search will continue. Read more »

NZDF Vessel Returns From Pacific Fisheries Patrols

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navys offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Wellington will return to the Devonport Naval Base on Friday 26 August after a successful five-week operation conducting fisheries patrols in the south-west Pacific. Read more »

Facts needed in Havelock North response

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Facts needed in Havelock North response A focus on science and proven solutions is needed in the response to the Havelock North water crisis, says IrrigationNZ. IrrigationNZ is very concerned, as is everyone else, about the situation in Havelock … Read more »

New Plymouth water search

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Search and Rescue teams are currently searching the water off the coast of Paritutu, New Plymouth for a missing person. Read more »

Action needed to save critically endangered NZ sea lions

Press Release – Forest And Bird

A proposed threat management plan aimed at saving our critically endangered New Zealand sea lions fails to tackle the harm to the main breeding population caused by commercial squid fishing, Forest & Bird said today. Read more »

Anglers – ‘Go for Gold in Your Own Backyard’

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglersget all set to go for gold of your own in the new fishing season by buying your sports fishing licence early. Read more »

Whitebait catches look promising in Otago

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Work by the Department of Conservation (DOC) and Contact Energy to improve Otagos whitebait fishery means catches may be better this season following a poor season last year. Read more »

ASB Auckland Marathon hooks John West as new sponsor

Press Release – John West

Leading seafood brand John West New Zealand has joined as a sponsor of the ASB Auckland Marathon. Read more »

MPI job cuts will impact biosecurity, food safety and fisher

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Proposed job cuts at the Ministry of Primary Industries will decimate its compliance staff – and result in unacceptable risk to our most important export sectors, the Public Service Association says. Read more »

Goodfellows’ Amalgamated Dairies sells down Sanford stake

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 12 (BusinessDesk) – Amalgamated Dairies, the investment vehicle for the Goodfellow family, has sold down its stake in fishing company Sanford at a 2.3 percent discount to where they trading at the time. Read more »

Moana New Zealand stepping outside its boundaries

Press Release – Moana NZ

Working on the very edge of Northlands east coast with sand and sea only metres away is both a necessity and an absolute treat for staff at New Zealands only commercial pua farm, Moana New Zealand blue abalone. However, it also means … Read more »

Don’t Forget to Stand up for the Environment!

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is urging people who care about clean water and the environment to stand as candidates in their local council elections. Read more »

Protecting a local delicacy

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Fishers and keen cooks gearing up for whitebaiting season, opening on Monday 15 August, should be aware of the rules or the rare delicacy could disappear from dinner tables forever. Read more »

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