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21 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Firms Embrace Technology for Sustainable Snapper Fishing
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand seafood industry makes a serious commitment to the sustainability of our fisheries through significant investments in world-leading...
27 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand to Stop Animal Antibiotic Use by 2030
NEW ZEALAND - “By 2030 New Zealand Inc will not need antibiotics for the maintenance of animal health and wellness,” said New Zealand Veterinary Association...
24 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Maori Aquaculture Agreements Signed
NEW ZEALAND - New regional agreements for Maori commercial aquaculture have been signed by Government Ministers, including Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy....
05 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Space Opened Up for Aquaculture in Tasman
NEW ZEALAND - About 2000 ha of new space will be available for aquaculture in Tasman following a decision from the Ministry of Primary Industries which considered...
11 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Animal Welfare Amendment Bill Passes Final Reading
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s Animal Welfare Amendment Bill received unanimous support during its third and final reading in Parliament this week....
10 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Sanford to Close Christchurch Mussel Plant
NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand sustainable seafood company Sanford is to close its Christchurch mussel processing plant because of a reduction in crop supply....
08 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Hatchery to Selectively Breed NZ Mussels
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand aquaculture will be getting stronger mussels, thanks to a new hatchery and lab facility opening where Greenshell™ Mussels can be selectively...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ$7.8m Allocated for Sustainable Farming Projects
NEW ZEALAND - Twenty nine new projects have been approved for NZ$7.8 million in new funding over four years through the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF), Primary Industries...
17 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ King Salmon Considers Farm Closure After Fish Mortalities
NEW ZEALAND - Unusually high water temperatures has led to the death of salmon at a New Zealand King Salmon farm....
27 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Highest Sustainable Rating for Mount Cook Alpine Salmon
NEW ZEALAND - Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Ltd has been recognised as one of the most sustainable salmon farming operations worldwide by a globally-renowned consumer watchdog....
14 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Fighting Illegal Fishing in the Southern Ocean
NEW ZEALAND - Foreign Minister Murray McCully has put illegal fishing vessels operating in the Southern Ocean on notice and vowed to take action against their owners....
31 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand International Maritime Institute of New Zealand Launched
NEW ZEALAND - An increasingly global focus and new world-class facilities are behind a name change for Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)’s maritime...
23 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Perkinsus Olseni Reported in New Zealand Scallops
NEW ZEALAND - An outbreak of infection with perkinsus olseni has been detected in wild New Zealand scallops....
12 December 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...
18 November 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...
03 November 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....
31 October 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...
10 October 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...
08 October 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....
30 September 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...
26 September 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....
18 September 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...
05 September 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...
03 September 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....
01 September 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....
22 August 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...
 
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