November 2019

  • Seafood New Zealand has published their Friday update for the 29thof November 2019.To view a copy, clickhere. more

  • Aquaculture contributes significantly to regional development, generating over $600 million in revenue in 2018, and employing 3,000 people in the regions. There is great potential for aquaculture to … more

  • Visit the Ministry for Primary Industries website to view the outcomes of previous tenders.StockCommon NameRegular ACE (kg)BIG1Bigeye tuna278BWS1Blue shark10,891FLA2Flatfish100FLA7Flatfish6FRO1 … more

  • Fishing rule changes to reduce threats to sea lions in the subantarctic Auckland Islands squid fishery have been decided.New Zealand sea lions are a national taonga. They were hunted to near … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on a Draft National Inshore Finfish Fisheries Plan (the Draft Plan). Submissions are open until 12 February 2020.Fisheries plans set the high-level direction … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand and the Department of Conservation have reviewed the National Plan of Action for Seabirds (NPOA) 2013 and would like your views on the revised National Plan of Action for … more

  • Seafood New Zealand has published their Friday update for the 22ndof November 2019.To view a copy, clickhere. more

  • The tangata tiaki/kaitiaki of Te Puna Mātaitai reserve in the Bay of Islands have noticed a significant depletion of mussels in their mātaitai. They consider the disappearance of the sacred kūtai to … more

  • The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on a new proposed circular.It sets out the requirements for commercial fishing permit holders and Licensed Fish Receivers (LFR) to … more

  • Seafood New Zealand has published their Friday update for the 15thof November 2019.To view a copy, clickhere. more

  • Groups involved with innovative fisheries research projects are encouraged to apply for government support in the latest funding round from the Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures programme.Fisheries … more

  • The recreational limit of pāua is changing in Canterbury, Marlborough, and Nelson to ensure the fishery remains sustainable after the impacts of the Kaikōura earthquakes in 2016.The daily bag limit … more

  • Commercial Fisheries Services Ltd has a policy to publicise the names of its clients with debts outstanding greater than 90 days.The following is a list of such debtors, as at 12thNovember 2019. … more

  • Seafood New Zealand has published their Friday update for the 8th of November 2019.To view a copy, clickhere. more

  • Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiakai for the Rāpaki Mātaitai have proposed bylaws that would ensure sustainability and enhance stocks.These include;setting reduced recreational daily limits for a number of local … more

  • Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiakai for the Whakaraupō Mātaitai have proposed bylaws that would ensure sustainability and enhance stocks.These include:setting reduced recreational daily limits for a number of … more