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Wednesday 06 July 2022

Seafood NZ

Perspectives: Seeing ‘the wood through the trees’ – Seafood NZ on industry progress 20th June 2022 /

Perspectives: Seeing ‘the wood through the trees’ – Seafood NZ on industry progress

The workings of government can often be opaque but important work for the industry is under way, writes the industry body.


Seafood NZ questions tech, costs, privacy in fishing vessel camera rollout 27th May 2022 /

Seafood NZ questions tech, costs, privacy in fishing vessel camera rollout

Seafood New Zealand says it is still seeking answers from the government to “the most important questions” around the technology and costs involved in the roll-out of cameras on commercial inshore fishing vessels.


Seafood Stars Awards nominations open 9th May 2022 /

Seafood Stars Awards nominations open

Nominations are open for the 2022 Seafood Stars Awards, designed to recognise those who have made a significant contribution to the seafood industry.


Toxoplasmosis, not fishing, poses dolphin threat – Seafood NZ 2nd May 2022 /

Toxoplasmosis, not fishing, poses dolphin threat – Seafood NZ

Seafood New Zealand has questioned why the government has not acted on advice that toxoplasmosis, not fishing, will likely cause the extinction of the Maui and Hector’s dolphins.


NZ-UK FTA an export boost for seafood 3rd March 2022 /

NZ-UK FTA an export boost for seafood

The seafood industry says tariff free access into the UK is a major bonus after the government signed a free trade agreement this week.


Seafood NZ warns against ‘dangerous assumptions’ 20th July 2021

Seafood NZ warns against ‘dangerous assumptions’

Fishing vessels with Covid-stricken crew making headlines have nothing to do with the New Zealand fishing industry.


Inquiry welcome, industry transition “challenging” – Seafood NZ 5th July 2021 /

Inquiry welcome, industry transition “challenging” – Seafood NZ

Seafood NZ has welcomed the government’s inquiry into foreign workers but warns getting more Kiwis involved in the sector will be a challenge.


Perspectives: Time for some agility around changes to daily bag limits 14th April 2021

Perspectives: Time for some agility around changes to daily bag limits

Seafood NZ argues that law changes to reduce recreational bag limits must be made.


Fisheries management report gets lukewarm industry welcome 25th March 2021

Fisheries management report gets lukewarm industry welcome

The seafood industry promises constructive engagement on some of the report’s “challenging” recommendations.


Fishing firm reports endangered bird catch 10th March 2021 /

Fishing firm reports endangered bird catch

A small family fishing company has self-reported the capture of 18 endangered black petrels and two flesh-footed shearwaters.


Wednesday Letter: The looming crisis of international airfreight 17th February 2021

Wednesday Letter: The looming crisis of international airfreight

The clock is ticking on a lifeline for the seafood industry in a Covid-19 world, writes Seafood NZ CEO Dr Jeremy Helson.


Seafood NZ calls time on  “challenging” 2020 15th December 2020

Seafood NZ calls time on “challenging” 2020

Essential workers, online adaption, home deliveries – 2020 was a year like no other, says Seafood NZ CEO Dr Jeremy Helson.