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Friday, December 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Paua Industry Dismayed with Shark Cage Decision
NEW ZEALAND - The paua industry is dismayed that the Department of Conservation has granted permits for two Great White Shark Cage Diving Operators (GWSCDOs) to...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Squid Excluded From South Korea-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement
NEW ZEALAND - A new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea has brought disappointment to New Zealand's seafood industry as squid exports will still be subject...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seafood Important for Growing Minds and Bodies
NEW ZEALAND - It pays not to shy away from seafood when pregnant, with some seafood providing health benefits to both expectant mums and their babies....
Friday, October 31, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seafood Industry Welcomes Collaborative Action for Black Petrel
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the collaborative efforts of the Black Petrel Working Group to develop means of reducing the risk to this threatened...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NMIT Launches New 2015 Aquaculture Qualifications
NEW ZEALAND - Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is launching two new qualifications in aquaculture in 2015 and now provides a full suite of aquaculture...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Joint MNZ-Police Operation to Focus on Marlborough Sounds Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - Maritime NZ (MNZ) is getting back out on the water with the NZ Police in a joint operation focusing on mussel farmers and the aquaculture sector in...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Nathan Guy Welcomed Back by Seafood Industry
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the return of Nathan Guy as Minister for Primary Industries....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Sealord Fish Processing Job Loss Tragedy can be Stopped
NEW ZEALAND - The union which represents fish processing workers is calling on the Government, Sealord and Iwi to work with the union and other interested parties...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Canada Bans Live New Zealand Mussels Following Parasite Fnding
NEW ZEALAND - Canada has barred live greenshell mussel exports from New Zealand because of a new parasite found in Marlborough Sounds mussels....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand’s Hake, Ling Join Top Sustainable Fisheries
NEW ZEALAND - Hake and ling from New Zealand are now among the top eight per cent of global sustainable fish species after being recognised by the Marine Stewardship...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Welcomes Government Pledge of Farmland Buffer Zones
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council has praised the National Party pledge to spend NZ$100 million over 10 years to buy and retire farmland...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Red Rock Lobster Certified Friend of the Sea
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand CRAMAC5, a member of the New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council (NZ RLIC), has been confirmed Friend of the Sea sustainably certified...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Project Identifies Spawning Sites for Native Fish Species
NEW ZEALAND - Environment Minister Amy Adams has announced government funding of NZ$65,000 towards a Gisborne District Council project to identify spawning sites...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Outbreak of Perkinsus Olseni Found in Green Lipped Mussel Farm
NEW ZEALAND - A new outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus olseni has been found on a New Zealand mussel farm....
Monday, September 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Prime Minister Approves Opotiki Aquaculture Plan
NEW ZEALAND - Prime Minister John Key has given the strongest signal yet the Government is considering pouring tens of millions of dollars into a plan to unlock...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Top Australian TV Chef Calls for Live Seafood Imports from New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND - High profile Australian television chef Luke Stepsys said he wants Australia opened up to New Zealand live seafood exports....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Deepwater Group Supports Increase to Hoki Catch Limits
NEW ZEALAND - The Deepwater Group says the increase in the Total Allowable Commercial Catch for hoki shows the benefits of a long term commitment to build biomass...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Majority of Kiwi's Want New Zealand to Sustainably Grow Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries has released the results of a survey asking New Zealanders what they think about our aquaculture industry. MPI...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Talley Group Boss Claims Future of Aquaculture 'Oversold'
NEW ZEALAND - The head of Motueka-based Talley's Group, Peter Talley, has poured cold water on ocean-based aquaculture, saying it doesn't have a future in New Zealand....
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Minister Approves New Marlborough Fish Farms
NEW ZEALAND - Plan changes to enable three new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds have been signed off by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith at a function at...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Scallops Die in Botched Seeding Attempt
NEW ZEALAND - A botched attempt at seeding scallops in Tory Channel in the Marlborough Sounds is a reminder why all undersize fish and shellfish people catch must...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ King Salmon Stops Selling to China
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand King Salmon has stopped selling into the Chinese market, chief executive Grant Rosewarne says....
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ Seafood Industry Remains Concerned with Chatham Rise Mining Proposal
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand seafood industry has welcomed new developments with Chatham Rock Phosphate’s (CRP) application to mine the Chatham Rise area, a key...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Deepwater Confident of Meeting Ling Fisheries Assessment Conditions
NEW ZEALAND - The main New Zealand ling fisheries have been assessed as meeting the high sustainability standards set by the international Marine Stewardship Council...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seabird Conservation Work Receives Funding
NEW ZEALAND - Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith has announced that the Government will provide NZ$300,000 of funding to two community groups to support their work...
Monday, June 30, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Marine Reserves a Haven Teeming with Large Snapper
NEW ZEALAND - A new study led by scientists from Massey University’s Coastal-Marine Research Group (CMRG) has estimated the effects of three Hauraki Gulf marine...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand School Selected for Salmon Rearing Project
NEW ZEALAND - Marlborough Boys' College students will soon have their first taste of being salmon farmers after being selected to participate in the Nelson Marlborough...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Inaugural New Zealand King Salmon Study Scholarships Awarded at NMIT
NEW ZEALAND - Shenae Muirhead and George Faulkner are the inaugural recipients of the New Zealand King Salmon scholarships for students studying aquaculture at Nelson...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Maui’s Dolphins ‘Not Helped’ by Extra Fishing Restrictions
NEW ZEALAND - Fisheries Inshore New Zealand (FINZ) says the International Whaling Commission’s request that fishing restrictions be extended 20 nautical miles...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Seafood Industry Expected to Grow Modestly to 2018
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand seafood industry is expected to grow modestly. Export earnings are forecast to increase from $1.44 billion in the year ending June...
 
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