to producing sustainable seafood
Our vision
To be trusted as the best managed
deepwater fisheries in the world
We mitigate environmental interactions
and regularly monitor our performance
to ensure this is effective.
Natural seafood
We provide natural seafood from New Zealand's wild waters. Customers can buy with confidence
We verify our performance
with independent assessments
against international best practice.
We work collaboratively with Government,
scientists, NGOs and other interest groups.
Seafood New Zealand | Deepwater Council (formerly Deepwater Group) represents quota owners of New Zealand deepwater fisheries.

Our role is to unite and assist quota owners to manage the sustainability of these wild fisheries in collaboration with government, scientists, and others to ensure New Zealand’s deepwater fisheries resources are managed to optimise their long-term sustainable yields.