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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 >>

Seafood Industry Welcomes EPA Decision

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 10:11 am | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry welcomes the Environmental Protection Authority’s decision to decline Trans-Tasman Resources’ (TTR) application to mine the South Taranaki Bight. Seafood New Zealand chairman, George Clement says the decision was ... More >>

Washington Ocean Summit Told Of NZ 'sSustainable Fishing

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 12:48 pm | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand’s fisheries management has been cited overnight (3am 17th June NZT) at the international Our Ocean Summit in Washington DC as an example of how best to fish sustainably. Professor Ray Hilborn, Professor in the School of Aquatic and ... More >>

George Clement new Chair of Seafood New Zealand

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 1:42 pm | Seafood New Zealand

George Clement was elected as the new Executive Chair of Seafood New Zealand at its most recent board meeting. George graduated from the University of Canterbury with a BSc (Hons). He began work in Wellington in 1976 as a fisheries management ... More >>

Better Shark Data ‘Welcome’

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 3:58 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry has welcomed the plans for more detailed information on shark populations announced in the just released National Plan of Action – Sharks. More >>

Red gurnard – January's fish of the month

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 12:13 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Gurnard is an intriguing fish. Large pectoral (side) fins that open like wings endow the fish with a distinct appearance and give rise to nicknames such as ‘the butterflies of the sea’ and ‘sea robins’. In addition to seeming to fly, gurnard have ‘legs’, ... More >>

Fishers Welcome Court Case against Govt over Maui’s Dolphins

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 2:46 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Taranaki fishermen are predicting a court case will backfire on the German conservation group NABU. NABU has said it will take a case to the High Court that new fishing restrictions to protect the endangered Maui’s dolphin are inadequate. More >>

Government not doing enough to save Maui’s dolphins

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 10:57 am | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand says the just announced Maui’s Dolphin Research Advisory Group will not be able to help the endangered Maui’s population recover, because its terms of reference are too narrow. More >>

Live Seafood Trade to Australia Realistic Prospect

Monday, 14 October 2013, 2:55 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry is looking to realise $100 million worth of live seafood exports a year to Australia. More >>

Healthy Fish Campaign Launched at conference

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 12:31 pm | Seafood New Zealand

An updated version of the well-known New Zealand commercial fish species poster will soon be featuring at a fish retailer near you. It is just one part of a promotional campaign Healthy Fish launched today at the 2013 New Zealand Seafood Industry Conference ... More >>

September = Scallops!

Friday, 16 August 2013, 3:34 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The rich flavour, moist sweetness and melt-in-your-mouth texture of scallops has endeared these tasty shellfish to New Zealanders for generations, ensuring the season is keenly anticipated. More >>

NZ-Taiwan Economic Agreement positive for seafood trade

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 5:38 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand welcomes today’s announcement of the signing of an Economic Partnership Agreement (ANZTEC) between New Zealand and Taiwan and congratulates the Trade Minister, Tim Groser, and his team of negotiators for completing a negotiation ... More >>

 

 

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