Posts tagged "Seafood NZ"

Seafood industry an improving student but could try harder says executive

[2 August/Stuff] Seafood NZ Executive Chairman, Craig Ellison, updated his personal appraisal on the state of the industry at this year’s Seafood New Zealand conference. In 2017, he likened the industry to a studious pupil who showed signs of maturity, but could do better.  He now suggested the industry had made some positive moves towards...

Taranaki fishing operators welcome the code of conduct

[15 March/Stuff] According to a Taranaki fishing industry representative, a new code of conduct for the industry would put pressure on those who aren’t operating ethically and responsibly. It outlined a six point plan for the industry to follow. Egmont Seafoods Manager, Keith Mawson, said local fishing operators supported the code and that we have...

Seafood NZ puts reputation on the line in new sustainability campaign

 [4 July/ Stuff] In a new media campaign, a series of television ads showed New Zealand’s seafood industry publicly promising to protect the environment and secure long-term sustainable fisheries.  The series aimed to tell the stories people throughout the country employed in catching, harvesting and processing seafood. New Zealand’s main seafood companies such as Seafood...

Report confirms fishing stocks doing well

[23 October/ Business Day] Seafood NZ CEO, Tim Pankhurst, said that the recently reported Environment Aotearoa 2015 (a nationwide set of environmental statistics released by the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics NZ) shows that fish stocks are in good shape.  The report indicates that between 2009 and 2014, the number of fisheries subject to...