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10 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Industry Critical of Fishing Ban Extension
NEW ZEALAND - The commercial fishing industry says it can see neither science nor logic in the government’s proposal to extend the fishing ban off Taranaki to...
03 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ King Salmon Launches New Scholarships for NMIT Aquaculture students
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand King Salmon has launched two new scholarships for students studying aquaculture at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)....
29 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Sealord New Zealand Launches MSC Ecolabel on Pack
NEW ZEALAND - Sealord New Zealand, this week, launched its commitment to use the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel on its frozen Hoki products with celebrity...
14 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Suppliers Keen to See Salmon Farm Grow
NEW ZEALAND - Some Marlborough companies are hoping for a boom in business after the High Court rejected the appeal against New Zealand King Salmon being given resource...
05 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ Fishing Industry Workforce to Lose Out
NEW ZEALAND - Workers in the land-based fishing industry will lose out again if proposed exemptions from requirements of the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and...
16 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Trade Deal with Taiwan to Benefit Mussel Farmers
NEW ZEALAND - According to an international negotiator, New Zealand and Taiwan have signed an economic partnership, leading to another new market for Marlborough...
15 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Consultation Underway on Fish Stocks
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is releasing Initial Position Papers for a range of fish stocks including: Bluenose, Kingfish, Snapper, Leatherjacket,...
12 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Butterfish – a Source of Nutrients Essential for Human Health
NEW ZEALAND - The delicate and delicious butterfish, endemic to New Zealand, is a source of several nutrients important for human health, including iodine....
03 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Agreement Cements Nelson-based Aquaculture Partnership
NEW ZEALAND - Aquaculture in the Top of the South has received a further boost following the signing of a formal agreement between Cawthron Institute and Wakatu...
17 June 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Release of New Fish Stock Assessments
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released the latest comprehensive scientific assessment of the status of New Zealand’s fisheries. ...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Positive Changes to Fishing Regulations Announced
NEW ZEALAND - Changes to regulatory controls of some of New Zealand’s most valuable fisheries, including a decision to extend consultation on the Otago/Southland...
10 June 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Lemon Sole - The Fashionable Food to Serve this June
NEW ZEALAND - Like clothing-fashion, food-fashion also reinvents itself – bringing back our ‘vintage’ favourites and reinvigorating them for another turn under...
06 June 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Pacific Oysters now in Season
NEW ZEALAND - Pacific oyster farmers around the country are starting to harvest this season’s crop after 18 months of meticulous care, according to New Zealand...
30 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Sealord Promises to End Destructive Tuna Fishing
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand fishing brand Sealord has promised to remove a destructive fishing method from its supply chain of canned skipjack tuna by early 2014 and...
29 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ First Party Opposes Commercial Marlin Fishing
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand First says it will vigorously oppose any attempts to reclassify the game fish marlin under the Quota Management System....
28 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seafood New Zealand Launched in Parliament
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s seafood industry body, Seafood New Zealand, will be officially launched at a function, hosted by the Minister for Primary Industries,...
24 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Special Permits for Oyster Farmers Hit by Virus
NEW ZEALAND - Special permits can now be issued to some oyster farmers whose businesses have been affected by the oyster herpes virus to gather wild (feral) Pacific...
23 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Seafood Industry Research Funding Confirmed
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood Innovations Limited has secured government support for funding new seafood industry research investment over the next seven years....
14 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seafood Innovations Appoints New General Manager
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood Innovations Limited (SIL), the joint venture research company of Seafood New Zealand and Plant and Food Research, is to have a new General...
10 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Fishing Boat Monitoring Technology Trialed in New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND -The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Department of Conservation (DOC), in partnership with the fishing industry, have recently trialed...
25 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seabird Protection Plan Launched in New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand seafood industry has welcomed the new National Plan of Action for Seabirds launched by the Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan...
18 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Collaboration In Aquaculture Education & Research
NEW ZEALAND - Four South Island partners are to dramatically expand collaboration for the benefit of the Nelson-Marlborough region in areas of economic and environmental...
10 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Mussel Shortage Causing Job Layoffs
NEW ZEALAND - Workers are being told to go home as a hot dry summer is causing poor mussel yields in the Nelson area....
07 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Government Grants Waikato NZ$ 340,000 for Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Waikato Regional Council has received NZ$250,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries to assist with the development of a model that will identify...
01 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Minister Welcomes Final King Salmon Report
NEW ZEALAND - The final report of the Board of Inquiry on New Zealand King Salmon’s application to develop new marine farms in the Marlborough Sounds has been...
25 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Good Environmental Practice Receives International Endorsement
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand seafood industry will receive formal recognition of its strenuous efforts in recent years to achieve high standards of environmental...
20 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Cloudy Bay Clams Friend of the Sea
NEW ZEALAND - Cloudy Bay Clams has successfully undergone both fishery and chain of custody audit and its surf clams can now carry Friend of the Sea international...
15 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Oyster Hatchery Under New Ownership
NEW ZEALAND - Iwi owned seafood company Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd this week signed an agreement with Cawthron Institute in respect to their Pacific oyster hatchery...
14 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Food Prices Rise 1.9 Per Cent in January
NEW ZEALAND - Food prices rose 1.9 per cent in the January month, and were up 0.8 per cent on a year earlier, Statistics New Zealand said today. ...
08 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Antifouling Paint Reassessment Submissions
NEW ZEALAND - The submission period is now open for the public to have their say in a review of paints used to protect boats from the unwanted build-up of aquatic...
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