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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 >>

Butterfish – a source of essential iodine

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 11:37 am | Seafood New Zealand

The delicate and delicious butterfish, endemic to New Zealand, is a source of several nutrients important for human health, including iodine. More >>

Further consultation on shared paua fishery favoured

Friday, 14 June 2013, 1:01 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand says further stakeholder consultation on a shared paua fishery for sections of the Otago/Southland coast is a welcome step and the best option. More >>

Launch of Seafood New Zealand at Parliament

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 4:03 pm | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand’s seafood industry body, Seafood New Zealand, will be officially launched at a function, hosted by the Minister for Primary Industries, at Parliament tonight. More >>

Seafood industry committed to ongoing monitoring trials

Friday, 10 May 2013, 6:17 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry says it is committed to continuing its work with Government in developing innovative approaches to fisheries data collection, following the recent completion of an electronic monitoring trial alongside traditional observers ... More >>

Fish of the Month Working to Look After Your Health

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 2:55 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Snapper is a family favourite for many New Zealanders and one of our most popular recreational fish. Like many white-fish species, snapper is highly versatile and tasty, suiting a wide range of cooking styles, from baked, grilled and barbequed, ... More >>

NZ Seafood Industry Welcomes the National Plan of Action

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 12:23 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry welcomes the new National Plan of Action – Seabirds launched today by the Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon Nathan Guy. More >>

Enjoy blue cod, the ‘soft touch seafood’, this April

Monday, 1 April 2013, 5:19 pm | Seafood New Zealand

A superbly cooked piece of white fish is simply delicious - especially when it’s a piece of mild, succulent and sweet blue cod, April’s Fish of the Month. More >>

“Eat them neat” say Bluff oyster lovers

Friday, 1 March 2013, 10:11 am | Seafood New Zealand

1 March, 2013 “Eat them neat” say Bluff oyster lovers “Eat Bluff oysters neat,” is the advice avid oyster lovers have been dishing out ahead of the Bluff oyster season, kicking off this March. Serving a “neat” Bluff oyster is as you’d expect ... More >>

New Zealand’s fisheries receive international endorsement

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 1:24 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry will today receive formal recognition of its strenuous efforts in recent years to achieve high standards of environmental good practice with the accreditation of three key offshore fisheries: albacore tuna, hoki and southern ... More >>

Green by name, green by nature

Friday, 1 February 2013, 3:26 pm | Seafood New Zealand

February's Fish of the Month, Greenshell(tm) Mussels, are the emerald of the sea. With their iridescent emerald-green shells and plump meat, they are naturally eye-catching on the plate and scrumptious on the palate. More >>

Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive announced

Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 12:16 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The chair of Seafood New Zealand, Eric Barratt, today announced that Tim Pankhurst has been appointed chief executive of Seafood New Zealand effective from April 2013. More >>

New Zealand Seafood Industry Welcomes NZ And US Food Safety

Friday, 14 December 2012, 10:01 am | Seafood New Zealand

The New Zealand seafood industry today welcomed the joint agreement between United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) recognising each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other. More >>



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