The New Zealand seafood industry today recognised the men, women and organisations who are making a significant contribution in four categories.
For the second year running the seafood industry has received a scorecard on its performance.
The seafood industry supports the Ministry for Primary Industries in its compliance investigations involving Hawke’s Bay Seafoods.
The fishing industry supports observers on its vessels.
A fleet-wide programme to mitigate the risk to protected species will be rolled out to New Zealand’s inshore fishing fleet in the next two years.
The seafood industry welcomes the Fisheries NZ decision to release risk reports into fisheries.
Opening last night’s event, Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash highlighted MSC’s validation of New Zealand’s reputation for well-managed, sustainable fisheries.
Ocean Bounty, an hour-long documentary series on commercial fishing, begins its second season this weekend.
The New Zealand seafood industry tonight launches the second year of a campaign that will reinforce the Promise made to the people of New Zealand in 2017.