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A fresh voice for recreational fishers

Friday 21 February 2020

Co-operation rather than condemnation is the byword for a recreational fishing group gaining traction in the South Island.

Paua poachers slammed by industry

Friday 14 February 2020

The Paua Industry Council (PIC) has praised the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for a sting operation that uncovered an illegal paua operation.

Hard-hit rock lobster fishery looks for relief

Friday 14 February 2020

A request by the New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council for approval to carry over uncaught quota into the next fishing year is being considered...

Industry committed to a no-harm seabird policy

Friday 7 February 2020

The seafood sector is supporting a National Plan of Action to protect seabirds.

World's fish stocks healthy and abundant, says...

Friday 31 January 2020

Global reported fisheries catches are in good shape – the world is not going to run out of fish.

Whopper forecast for seafood exports

Friday 24 January 2020

Seafood annual export earnings are expected to crack the $2 billion mark this year.

Commercial fishers agree to close ocean off...

Friday 20 December 2019

The commercial fishing industry will again support the closure of 237 square kilometres of ocean off Hawke’s Bay this summer.

Gathering ban could thwart giant kelp...

Friday 20 December 2019

Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is the fastest growing and most prolific of all plant species found on Earth.

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