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Promising deepwater views of orange roughy

Monday, 20 July 2015, 11:31 am | Seafood New Zealand

Scientific surveys of orange roughy stocks off the West Coast of the South Island and south of Fiordland have obtained live video footage of the fish from as deep as one kilometre below the surface. More >>

Seafood NZ supports efforts to save sea lions

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:31 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry actively supports measures to conserve the Auckland Islands sea lion, Seafood New Zealand Chairman George Clement says. More >>

Seafood NZ applauds prosecutions against illegal fishers

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 2:30 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand applauds the actions taken by the New Zealand and Spanish Governments to bring those identified as fishing illegally in the Southern Ocean to justice, Chairman George Clement says. More >>

The New Zealand Seafood Industry has lost a titan

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 2:16 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand Seafood Industry has lost a titan with the death of Philip Vela More >>

Seafood Industry Welcomes Chatham Rock Decision

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:09 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry applauded the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) decision to turn down Chatham Rock Phosphate’s (CRP) application to mine the Chatham Rise area, a key fishing ground for New Zealand. More >>

Illegal toothfishing

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 12:06 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The two boats, identified as Songhua and Kunlun, are serial offenders and need to be hounded out of a valuable, strictly regulated fishery, Seafood New Zealand chief executive Tim Pankhurst said. More >>

NZ fish stocks in healthy state heading into 2015

Monday, 5 January 2015, 11:34 am | Seafood New Zealand

Consumers can look forward to plenty of tasty and nutritious seafood this year with New Zealand fish stocks in good shape. More >>

New Zealand Seafood – the Kiwi Christmas Classic

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:20 am | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand is encouraging New Zealanders to put our sustainable seafood on their tables this Christmas. More >>

FTA with Korea Disappointing for New Zealand Seafood

Monday, 17 November 2014, 2:58 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The so-called free trade deal with Korea excludes frozen squid, which will continue to suffer a 22 percent tariff. More >>

Seafood Important for Growing Minds and Bodies

Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:07 pm | Seafood New Zealand

It pays not to shy away from seafood when pregnant, with some seafood providing health benefits to both expectant mums and their babies. Prioritising higher fish consumption in pregnant women and young children is among the key dietary recommendations of ... More >>

Seafood Industry Welcomes Action for Black Petrel

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:58 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry is backing seabird protection. Seafood New Zealand today welcomed the collaborative efforts of the Black Petrel Working Group to develop means of reducing the risk to this threatened seabird from fishing. More >>

Fishing Innovation Recognised

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 11:57 am | Seafood New Zealand

Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH), a revolutionary fishing method, was presented with the Supreme New Zealand Innovator award, chosen from all categories and given to the best overall entry. PSH also won the Innovation in Sustainability and Clean ... More >>

Nathan Guy Welcomed Back by Seafood Industry

Monday, 6 October 2014, 12:45 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand welcomes the return of Hon Nathan Guy as Minister for Primary Industries. Seafood chief executive, Tim Pankhurst, congratulated Minister Guy on his appointment which was announced by the Prime Minister this morning. “We have ... More >>

Top Australian TV Chef calls for live NZ seafood imports

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:52 pm | Seafood New Zealand

High profile Australian television chef Luke Stepsys wants Australia opened up to New Zealand live seafood exports. He has told the recent New Zealand Seafood Industry Conference in Wellington that he can’t understand how live New Zealand seafood, ... More >>

Our Seafood the Best in the World

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 9:28 am | Seafood New Zealand

The Prime Minister John Key called New Zealand’s seafood ‘the best in the world’ in opening the Seafood Industry Conference in Wellington. John Key said he’s travelled all over the world and eaten seafood in all sorts of places, but ‘without doubt ... More >>

Seafood NZ Says Kaikoura Conservation Legislation a Template

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 7:21 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand has hailed the passage of the Kaikoura (Te Tai-o-Marokura) Marine Management Bill by Parliament today as a template for seafood and environment conservation measures throughout New Zealand. Parliament passed the bill into law on the last ... More >>

Seafood NZ Welcomes Foreign Charter Vessel resolution

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:14 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand says the passage of the Foreign Charter Vessel Bill through Parliament today enables the seafood industry to move into a new era. More >>

Australian Consumers Assured NZ Seafood is Sustainable

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 4:53 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) list of imported fish that it’s telling consumers to stay away from, sounds like an ‘underarm delivery’ to the New Zealand industry. More >>

Seafood NZ welcomes funding for seabird conservation work

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:50 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand today welcomed Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith’s announcement that the Government will provide $300,000 of funding to two community groups to support their work in protecting some of New Zealand’s special seabirds. More >>

Seafood industry and conservation groups to protect seabirds

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 11:24 am | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry congratulated Southern Seabird Solution Trust’s on its short film “Sharing Worlds, Seabirds and Fishing” which was launched today by the Hon Nick Smith, the Minister of Conservation at the Royal Albatross Centre ... More >>

 

 

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