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Jeremy Helson Named New Chief Executive Of Seafood New Zealand

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4:12 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Dr Jeremy Helson has been appointed chief executive of Seafood New Zealand. Seafood New Zealand executive chairman, Craig Ellison, said Helson, current chief executive of Fisheries Inshore New Zealand, was a natural choice for the position. “Jeremy ... More >>

Court confirms councils can't overrule fisheries management

Monday, 4 November 2019, 5:49 pm | Seafood New Zealand

In an Appeal Court judgment issued today, it was determined that regional councils are precluded from undertaking actions for Fisheries Act purposes. More >>

Seafood industry welcomes NZ-China FTA upgrade

Monday, 4 November 2019, 5:41 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Trade Minister David Parker’s announcement this evening of a successful upgrade of the NZ-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has been welcomed by the seafood industry. More >>

Seafood Industry Welcomes Our Marine Environment Report

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 2:33 pm | Seafood New Zealand

That is according to the Our Marine Environment 2019 report, jointly prepared by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ, released in Wellington today. More >>

FishServe welcome Kerry Prendergast to the Board

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:24 am | Seafood New Zealand

Dame Kerry Prendergast is to join the Board of FishServe, a privately-owned company that provides administrative support to the commercial fishing industry. More >>

Dolphin plan deeply flawed

Monday, 19 August 2019, 12:20 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The government’s proposed Threat Management Plan (TMP) for Hector’s and Maui dolphin will put hundreds of small fishermen out of business and hundreds of millions of dollars will be lost from regional economies – and may not save one dolphin. More >>

Stars of the seafood industry recognised in Queenstown

Friday, 9 August 2019, 4:28 pm | Seafood New Zealand

Four Young Achiever Awards were presented, which augurs well for the future of the industry. More >>

Healthy New Zealand fish stocks recognised

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:57 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 >>

Seafood industry judged against code of conduct for 3rd year

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:55 am | Seafood New Zealand

The seafood industry has had a mixed year, according to Seafood New Zealand executive chairman, Craig Ellison but, for the first time has received an A grading. More >>

Seafood industry gathers in Queenstown for annual conference

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 4:14 pm | Seafood New Zealand

The sold-out conference is being held at Rydges Lakeland Resort Thursday 8 and Friday 9 August. More >>

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 >>