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Talley’s skipjack tuna gets tick of sustainability

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:47 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand¹s main skipjack tuna purse seine fishery has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as being sustainably managed. More >>

Seafood industry praises decision to fast-forward microbeads

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:38 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand says the industry is delighted that the Government has decided to bring forward the ban on microbeads. More >>

Seafood industry congratulates its stars

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 5:17 pm | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand’s seafood stars have been recognised at the industry’s annual conference in Wellington today. More >>

One Stop Source for New Zealand Seafood Information Launched

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 12:16 pm | Seafood New Zealand

A one-stop source for information on New Zealand seafood was launched at the New Zealand Seafood Industry conference in Wellington today. More >>

Seafood exports set to top $2 billion

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9:18 am | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood exports are predicted to hit a record $2 billion annually by 2020.That is according to the Ministry for Primary Industries 2017 Situation and Outlook report. More >>

Commercial Fishing Industry Worth Over $4B to NZ Economy

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 8:55 am | Seafood New Zealand

A report from economic researchers, BERL shows New Zealand’s commercial fishing industry is worth $4.18 billion. More >>

Revolutionising the fisheries industry through innovation

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:33 pm | Seafood New Zealand

A Danish expert in sustainable fishing will address the New Zealand Seafood industry conference in Wellington tomorrow and reaffirm that innovation will lead the way as the seafood industry continues to address areas such as environmental impact, ... More >>

Seafood New Zealand applauds paua relief package

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:32 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The Government’s financial assistance package for the Kaikoura commercial paua divers has been welcomed by Seafood New Zealand chief executive Tim Pankhurst. More >>

Seafood’s men and women tell their stories

Sunday, 2 July 2017, 11:58 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand’s seafood industry is publicly promising to protect the environment and secure long-term sustainable fisheries. More >>

High Court judgement creates confusion

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 9:58 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry will examine the High Court's decision on the role of regional councils in marine management to understand its full implications. More >>

Seafood industry comes out in support of TPP ratification

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 1:07 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry has welcomed Trade Minister Todd McClay’s announcement that Cabinet has decided to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). More >>

New Zealand’s fisheries continue to be well managed

Friday, 5 May 2017, 9:30 am | Seafood New Zealand

The overwhelming majority of New Zealand’s commercial fisheries are performing well, according to MPI’s latest stock assessments. More >>

Orange roughy’s redemption celebrated at book launch

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 12:56 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The remarkable turnaround of New Zealand’s orange roughy fishery, long-hailed as an example of over-fishing, has been detailed in a book to be launched tonight in Wellington. More >>

Seafood industry welcomes trade policy refresh

Friday, 24 March 2017, 10:03 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry has welcomed the government’s launch of its refreshed trade policy strategy. More >>

A Celebration of Women in the Seafood Industry

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 3:36 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Nelson will launch a rolling programme of events around the globe tomorrow, International Women‘s Day, to celebrate the role women play in the seafood industry. More >>

Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:48 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand¹s albacore tuna troll fishery has been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as being sustainably managed. The certification is valid for a period of 5 years and requires annual audits to ensure the fishery maintains its high level ... More >>

Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:42 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The discoveries of new species made by NIWA on a 20-day scientific voyage to the remote Kermadec region have been welcomed by deep sea fishers, who encourage further scientific exploration of this vast untouched ocean northeast of New Zealand. George ... More >>

Albatross survey complete

Monday, 30 January 2017, 9:40 am | Seafood New Zealand

Scientists have returned from the Auckland Islands where they undertook the annual census of the white-capped albatross. More >>

New Zealand fishery named in global top five

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:04 pm | Seafood New Zealand

In the survey of 28 countries, which included the 20 countries that landed the most fish, a strong correlation was found between the state of the country’s fish stocks and the quality of its fisheries management. More >>

Seafood industry welcomes Government ban on microbeads

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:48 am | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the announcement that the Government will ban the use of microbeads in make-up and other beauty products, citing their impact on oceans and marine life. More >>

 

 

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