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Working together for Kaikoura

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 3:41 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The New Zealand seafood industry has welcomed the release of a multi-stakeholder strategy to manage the Kaikoura coastline. Te Korowai o Te Tai o Marokura released its strategy for the area today, called Sustaining our Sea, after six years of research, ... More >>

Fisheries management much more than just a FAD

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 5:10 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The New Zealand Sport Fishing Council claims that “Greenpeace is doing a great job attracting attention to bycatch issues in these remote fisheries (tuna fisheries in the western Pacific Ocean)”. The New Zealand seafood industry disagrees. More >>

Ministerial inquiry into foreign-owned fishing vessels

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 12:35 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council supports the Government’s terms of reference into the Ministerial inquiry monitoring labour conditions and general compliance of foreign-owned fishing vessels operating in New Zealand waters. “The terms of ... More >>

Proposed changes will result in significant loss of quota

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 3:45 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The Government’s proposed additions to the Aquaculture Amendment Bill, particularly the introduction of arbitration, is a major breach of quota owners’ rights and will lead to unnecessary conflict and expense says the New Zealand Seafood Industry ... More >>

Calls for a Govt inquiry into foreign owned fishing vessels

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 1:51 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council has today asked the Government to conduct an inquiry monitoring labour conditions and general compliance of foreignowned fishing vessels operating in New Zealand waters. More >>

Seafood’s place as a super food reaffirmed

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 3:21 pm | Seafood Industry Council

A report released today reaffirms seafood’s place as a super food in our diets, says the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council. More >>

Base decision on science says Seafood Industry

Monday, 11 October 2010, 5:12 pm | Seafood Industry Council

New bans being considered to close thousands of square kilometers of sea to set-net fishing would wreck Kiwi businesses for no good reason and would be unlikely to save a single dolphin, says New Zealand Seafood Industry Council chief executive Peter ... More >>

Two Young Kiwis Receive ANZ Skipper Scholarship

Friday, 8 October 2010, 3:31 pm | Seafood Industry Council

ANZ bank today announced that two young New Zealanders have jointly been awarded a $10 000 scholarship to help them become skippers. More >>

Orange roughy recovery a major success story

Thursday, 23 September 2010, 2:18 pm | Seafood Industry Council

Good fisheries management has yielded results for the economy and the environment, says New Zealand Seafood Industry Council chief executive Peter Bodeker. More >>

New Zealand Seafood Industry honours Sir Archie

Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 2:41 pm | Seafood Industry Council

Sir Archie Taiaroa will be missed as one of the most significant statesmen of both Maoridom and the seafood industry, said New Zealand Seafood Industry Council chairman Dave Sharp. More >>

Seafood industry deeply saddened by loss

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 2:43 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The seafood industry offers its condolences to the families of the fishermen who lost their lives at sea this morning, says Seafood Industry Council chief executive Peter Bodeker. More >>

Taranaki Exporter Heads To Shanghai

Monday, 26 July 2010, 5:15 pm | Seafood Industry Council

A Taranaki seafood company will build its contacts in the important Chinese consumer market thanks to an all-expenses-paid-trip to Shanghai sponsored by ANZ. More >>

New Zealand seafood industry calls on Kiwis

Friday, 4 June 2010, 11:20 am | Seafood Industry Council

The New Zealand seafood industry is calling on Kiwis to help celebrate World Ocean’s Day 2010 (June 8) by sharing in the commitment the industry has to our oceans. More >>

Deepwater fisheries get research boost

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 4:30 pm | Seafood Industry Council

Spending on research into the sustainability of New Zealand’s deepwater fisheries is to increase by almost 50 per cent over the next 10 years. More >>

Seafood industry supports plans for aquaculture

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 4:11 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The seafood industry welcomes plans to reform the aquaculture industry announced by Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley today. More >>

New chief executive appointed by Seafood Council

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 11:41 am | Seafood Industry Council

“The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Peter Bodeker as the new chief executive of the organization,” says Board chairman Dave Sharp. More >>

Govt decisions reflect responsible management

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 5:04 pm | Seafood Industry Council

The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council sees the commercial catch limit (TACC) changes as responsible fisheries management in practice says New Zealand Seafood Industry Council chief executive Owen Symmans. This was in response to Acting Fisheries Minister ... More >>

Replacing fish supply would cost the rainforests

Friday, 12 March 2010, 4:50 pm | Seafood Industry Council

If we replaced the protein we got from fish with land based agriculture, we’d need extra grazing land equal to the entire world’s rainforest 22 times over, says eminent fisheries scientist Professor Ray Hilborn. More >>

Seafood Industry CEO resigns

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 1:51 pm | Seafood Industry Council

Owen Symmans, chief executive of the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council today announced he will be resigning from the position early in 2010. Mr Symmans will be dedicating more time to other business interests and after seven exciting and eventful years ... More >>

Paua thieves bring ‘timely reminder’

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 10:48 am | Seafood Industry Council

The commercial paua industry has applauded the first seizure of illegally-caught paua this season. Last week local fisheries officers nabbed two poachers in Hawke’s Bay with 611 paua – more than 30 times their legal limit. Paua Industry Council ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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