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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 >>

Government urged to continue to work for agreeable outcome

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 4:20 pm | Seafood New Zealand

It will be a sad day when the Government unilaterally removes indigenous and commercial rights, Seafood New Zealand Chairman George Clement said. More >>

Seafood industry recognises its “stars”

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 9:21 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand seafood industry members who have made a significant contribution to the industry have been recognised in Wellington tonight in the inaugural Seafood Stars Awards. More >>

Seafood industry continues steady growth path

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 11:03 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry continues to show strong growth with export earnings reaching $1.78 billion in the year to June, Seafood New Zealand’s Executive Chairman George Clement said today. More >>

Bright fisheries future

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 11:54 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand fisheries are in good heart, with great potential for the future, Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst said today. More >>

Better process called for in marine conservation

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10:39 am | Seafood New Zealand

The Seafood Industry supports marine conservation but the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill is simplistic. More >>

New Zealand hoki fisheries meet international best practice

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:55 am | Seafood New Zealand

Following a report from the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has confirmed that the New Zealand hoki fisheries meet the high requirements of the MSC Fisheries Standard , widely recognised as the world’s most credible ... More >>

Conservation group's claims slammed

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 2:19 pm | Seafood New Zealand

A campaign launched by a Northern Hemisphere conservation group targeting the New Zealand fishing industry is based on inaccurate allegations, Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst says. More >>

Academics’ Report lacks Scientific Credibility

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:23 am | Seafood New Zealand

The catch reconstruction final report released today which claims the New Zealand catch over 60 years is more than twice that reported lacks credibility, says Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst. More >>

Seafood exports reach record high

Friday, 6 May 2016, 11:21 am | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood, one of the country’s top export earners, continues to show strong growth with exports reaching a record high of $1.713 billion in the year to end March, says Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst. More >>

Seafood industry calls for genuine dialogue around Kermadecs

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 9:26 am | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand Seafood Industry supports marine conservation, but any new measures to introduce marine protected areas must be taken in full, considered consultation with all relevant stakeholders, Seafood New Zealand Board Chairman George Clement ... More >>

New Zealand’s fisheries performing well

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10:18 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand’s fisheries continue to perform well, Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst says. More >>

Deepwater Discard Rate less than 7 percent

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 4:53 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Reports produced by NIWA show that less than seven percent of New Zealand’s total deepwater catch is discarded, Seafood New Zealand’s Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst says (click here for Summary and NIWA Reports ). More >>

New Zealand fisheries among the world’s top five

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 11:24 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand ranks among the world’s top five best managed fisheries, Professor Ray Hilborn from the University of Washington says. More >>

Seafood exports reach $1.63 billion

Monday, 15 February 2016, 4:12 pm | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand seafood exports reached a record high of $1.63 billion last year, up over 6 per cent on 2014. More >>

Seafood industry supports sustainable fisheries

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 4:01 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood sector supports effective marine conservation, its Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst said today. More >>

New Zealand fisheries management well placed

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 9:38 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand fisheries are well placed to remain at the forefront of managing the marine environment, a leading American economist says. More >>

New Zealand fisheries sustainably managed

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 1:14 pm | Seafood New Zealand

This is according to Environment Aotearoa 2015, a comprehensive, independent and nationwide set of statistics released yesterday by the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 1:39 pm | Seafood New Zealand

All seafood tariffs will be removed within the 12 Asia-Pacific countries, according to the deal announced this morning. More >>

Proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:18 am | Seafood New Zealand

With no forewarning from Government the industry needs time to consider the full implications, Seafood New Zealand Chairman George Clement said. More >>

 

 

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