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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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