Our Seafood Industry

New Zealand is a small, remote, natural paradise with an abundance of seafood harvested in our cool, clean waters. Meet the people that shape the industry and experience the world of New Zealand seafood; its industry, heritage and the valuable contribution it makes to our small nation.

Our people's stories

Tony Roach, inshore fisherman.

Meet Tony Roach, an inshore fisherman based in Nelson.

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Capt. Chris Patrick, deepwater skipper.

Meet Captain Chris Patrick, a deepwater skipper based in Nelson. 

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Jake Bartrom, marine farmer.

Meet Jake Bartrom, a marine farmer based in the Coromandel.

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Geoff Laing, paua diver.

Meet Geoff Laing, a paua diver based in the Marlborough Sounds.

 

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Johnny Burkhart, rock lobster fisherman.

Meet Johnny Burkhart, a rock lobster fisherman based in the Wairarapa.

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