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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 >>

White-capped albatross census at the Auckland Islands

Monday, 16 January 2017, 1:43 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Scientists are heading to the Auckland Islands on Wednesday to complete an annual census of the white-capped albatross. More >>

NZ Orange Roughy Gets Top International Sustainability Tick

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:44 pm | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand’s three largest orange roughy fisheries have been certified as meeting the international gold standard for sustainable fishing by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ( MSC release ). More >>

Forest and Bird's fish list not credible

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:51 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Forest & Bird’s so-called fish guide is doing consumers a disservice, the seafood sector said. More >>

Paua industry supports MPI ban

Monday, 21 November 2016, 4:19 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Paua organisations fully support the three month harvesting ban announced by the Ministry for Primary Industries today. More >>

Improvements to the management of our fisheries welcomed

Friday, 11 November 2016, 3:58 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand welcomes the opportunity to review and refine fisheries management in New Zealand. More >>

The Seafood Industry Supports Huge Antarctic Marine Reserve

Friday, 4 November 2016, 1:47 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The declaration of the Ross Sea marine reserve demonstrates protection, conservation, and sustainable commercial fishing can go hand in hand. More >>

Best Fish Guide for sustainable New Zealand seafood launched

Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:40 am | Seafood New Zealand

Consumers can choose sustainable New Zealand seafood with confidence, with the launch of the updated Best Fish Guide website , Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst says. More >>

Seafood industry continues to reduce environmental impact

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 3:46 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry continues to take steps to reduce its impact on the marine environment, a government report released today said. More >>

Industry condemns skipper’s actions

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 4:01 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand supports the prosecution of a commercial fishing boat skipper over the death of albatross at sea. More >>

Industry keen to resolve complex fisheries issues

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 1:07 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Returning fish to the sea is a complex issue that occurs in both commercial and recreational fisheries, says the Chief Executive of Fisheries Inshore New Zealand, Dr Jeremy Helson. More >>



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