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Promise campaign celebrates seafood industry men and women

Friday, 19 July 2019, 10:29 am | Seafood New Zealand

For all that time the “voice of Bluff” has single handedly kept the town’s marine radio running – from her kitchen on a voluntary, self-funded basis. More >>

Statement on Hector and Maui Threat Management proposals

Monday, 17 June 2019, 10:46 am | Seafood New Zealand

This is a complex document and we need time to consider its implications. The industry is concerned about dolphin protection and has worked hard to minimise risk, with demonstrable success. We are also concerned about the wellbeing of our members. Hundreds ... More >>

NIWA research into Maui and Hector dolphins welcomed

Monday, 13 May 2019, 11:44 am | Seafood New Zealand

A ‘revised understanding’ of the threat to Maui and Hector’s dolphins is being welcomed by the commercial seafood sector. More >>

New Zealand fish stocks healthy and sustainable

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:33 am | Seafood New Zealand

Research has again shown that New Zealand’s fish stocks are in great shape, thanks to a world-leading management system. More >>

Environment Report highlights seafood industry's improvement

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:23 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood sector welcomes the Environment Aotearoa Report 2019 which shows most markers are improving for the environmental performance of New Zealand’s seafood industry. More >>

Seafood industry welcomes Hawke's Bay Seafoods sentencing

Monday, 25 February 2019, 3:47 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The commercial seafood industry has welcomed the successful prosecution of the directors of Hawke's Bay Seafoods, saying illegal behaviour will not be tolerated by the industry. More >>

Three Hector's caught in trawl

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 12:01 pm | Seafood New Zealand

A fisher in Pegasus Bay has reported the death of three Hector’s dolphins in a trawl net on Monday. More >>

Seafood Innovations welcomes new General Manager

Friday, 2 November 2018, 12:24 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood Innovations Ltd (SIL), the body charged with providing research investment for the New Zealand seafood sector is welcoming a new General Manager. More >>

Shark cage diving operations closed down by Court of Appeal

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 9:34 am | Seafood New Zealand

In a major victory for pāua divers and the local Stewart Island community, the Court of Appeal has ruled that shark cage diving constitutes “hunting or killing” great white sharks and is therefore an offence under the Wildlife Act. More >>

Seafood industry acknowledges its stars

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 5:56 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry today recognised the men, women and organisations who are making a significant contribution in four categories. More >>

MPI compliance supported by seafood industry

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 4:22 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry supports the Ministry for Primary Industries in its compliance investigations involving Hawke’s Bay Seafoods. More >>

Protected species mitigation plan moves on

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 12:21 pm | Seafood New Zealand

A fleet-wide programme to mitigate the risk to protected species will be rolled out to New Zealand’s inshore fishing fleet in the next two years. More >>

Seafood industry welcomes dump of reports

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 4:32 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry welcomes the Fisheries NZ decision to release risk reports into fisheries. Seafood NZ chief executive Tim Pankhurst says the industry is concerned at the drip-feed release of leaked reports aimed at discrediting a key export and ... More >>

Accountability and Sustainability - the Seafood industry

Sunday, 29 April 2018, 12:23 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Accountability and Sustainability - the Seafood industry keeps its Promise The New Zealand seafood industry tonight launches the second year of a campaign that will reinforce the Promise made to the people of New Zealand in 2017. More >>

Bring on transparency but caution urged over public access

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 3:01 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Bring on transparency but caution urged over public access to footage from cameras in workplaces More >>

Seafood outlook looking rosy

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:22 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries , released yesterday by the Ministry for Primary Industries, paints a positive picture for the future of New Zealand’s commercial seafood industry. More >>

Commercial fishers agree to extend Hawke's Bay area closure

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 11:37 am | Seafood New Zealand

The commercial fishing industry will again support the closure of 237 square kilometres of ocean off Hawke's Bay this summer. More >>

Perception of fisheries management at odds with reputation

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:03 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand fisheries’ Quota Management System (QMS) is being presented as an international example by a prominent US-based conservation group. More >>

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 >>



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