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Fisheries decisions ensure sustainability

Press release from New Zealand Government Hon Stuart Nash, Minister of Fisheries. Friday 27 September 2019


Commercial catch limits for tarakihi will be reduced by a further 10 per cent as part of a package of measures to ensure sustainability of a number of fish stocks around the country.

Road Show rolls to a close, for this year…

Road Show rolls to a close, for this year…

Fifteen ports later, the Code of Conduct road show has rolled to a close. Seafood New Zealand’s Tim Pankhurst and Lesley Hamilton along with Fisheries Inshore New Zealand’s Jeremy Helson have presented to fishermen and women at Nelson, Greymouth, New Plymouth,...
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MSC Response to New Zealand Fisheries Article

From Ecologist, dated 24 March 2017. "In its Right of Reply to our recent article questioning the sustainability of New Zealand fishing practices, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) explains its certification is based on current and not historical practices....." Read the full article here...
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Commercial limits for southern blue whiting, Otago rock lobster changing

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced changes to commercial fishing limits in two areas as part of the annual fisheries sustainability review. “From 1 April 2015 the total allowable catch for the southern blue whiting stock at the Bounty Platform will be decreased to ensure its ongoing sustainability, while the commercial limit for Otago...
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NZ Seafood Story

http://vimeo.com/newzealandstory/seafoodsector Telling the New Zealand seafood story to our overseas markets has just got a whole lot easier with this video developed by the government agency New Zealand Story with the support of Seafood New Zealand. The video is part of a free resource that includes professional quality images, videos and templates for companies to use to...
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