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Seafood New Zealand regularly updates industry stakeholders on issues and events in The Update eNewsletter.

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Over the past week there has been a fluttering of media activity around new fishing rules intended to help reduce seabird captures. From 1 October,…

New Seafood New Zealand CEO Lisa Futschek has only just got her feet under the desk, but she already has thoughts about the industry.

I'm writing…

For 20 years (and counting) I’ve been hooked on all things fisheries. As a marine biologist, it was of course the science that first appealed but it’s…

It all started with birds. Ministry for Primary Industries was presenting at the 66th Conference of the New Zealand Federation of Commercial Fishermen…

How do you turn 250 into 31 million? Sadly we are not talking about dollars. Perhaps as good as money though is information and thanks to 250 New…

The world is looking a bit pinker this morning, perhaps you’re a little pinker yourself. That’s because today is Pink Shirt Day, a day where we come…

If you find yourself in Nelson and in need of a bit of inspiration, as well as the walks, the wine and the fabulous seafood, we recommend you request…

We got an enquiry from a journalist this week that got us thinking about SLEDs (Sea Lion Exclusion Devices).  

We’ve talked about SLEDs in The Update

The Minister for Oceans and Fisheries is asking us to contribute to New Zealand’s export-led recovery by delivering quality sustainable seafood to New…

This is a tale of two fishers – commercial fisher Rick Burch and recreational fisher Wayne Bicknell.

It's been a tough week for news related to commercial, and it hasn’t felt like a fair one for those who are across the facts related to two stories –…

Sixteen months ago, New Zealand seafood producers faced an immediate ban on exports of nine species of fish to the United States. The ban was a result…