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Complacency over chemical use leaves worker without an eye

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

A worker had to have his eye removed after an incident involving a corrosive cleaning product at a Tauranga Mussel Processing plant. Read more »

Increased catches from deep water supported by science

Press Release – Deepwater Group

Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash today announced his decisions on changes to fisheries catch limits from 1 October 2018. Read more »

Seafood species maintain sustainability tick

Press Release – Marine Stewardship Council

New Zealand hoki, hake, ling & southern blue whiting fisheries achieve recertification These fisheries are all recertified without conditions for another 5 years Landmark third recertification for the New Zealand hoki fisheries, first certified in 2001 Read more »

Tarakihi catch reduction supported

Press Release – Fisheries Inshore New Zealand – FINZ

Fisheries Inshore New Zealand (FINZ) is supportive of the announcement today that tarakihi catch on the east coast will be reduced by 20 percent while the commercial fishing industry works on a plan to rebuild the stock. Read more »

New catch limits for thirty-two fish stocks

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The commercial tarakihi catch in the fisheries areas off the east coast of the North and South Islands is to be reduced by 20 percent in an effort to rebuild the depleted stock. Read more »

Sustainability of New Zealand fisheries verifed

Press Release – Deepwater Group

Seventeen New Zealand fisheries harvesting hoki, hake, ling and southern blue whiting have been re-certified against the gold standard for sustainable seafood, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. After a 12-month independent assessment … Read more »

Winners of New Zealand’s first Marina of the Year awards

Press Release – Wilde Media

Winners of the first ever NZMOA Marina of the Year awards programme have been celebrated by New Zealands marina and boatyard industry.. Read more »

Monitoring extended to fishing industry minnows next year

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash wants New Zealand’s entire commercial fleet reporting their catch and position under the digital monitoring system by the end of next year. Read more »

WWF welcomes progress on electronic catch reporting

Press Release – WWF

Environmental group WWF-New Zealand today welcomed the announcement by Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash that electronic catch and position reporting will be implemented across the entire fishing fleet. Read more »

$11.5 million grant to help safeguard NZ’s blue economy

Press Release – MetService

A new research project spearheaded by MetServices oceanography division, MetOcean Solutions will shed new light on the performance of New Zealands oceans to support the seafood sector. Read more »

Cameras vital on commercial fishing vessels

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Fisheries Minister Stuart Nashs admission today that he still hasnt made a call on the introduction of cameras on commercial fishing vessels shows NZ First continues to hold Labour and the Greens over a barrel, Nationals Conservation … Read more »

Next steps in digital monitoring

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash has confirmed the next stage of digital monitoring across the wider commercial fishing fleet will begin in January 2019. Read more »

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