What to make of the new government and its implications for the seafood industry?
The biggest change to the commercial fishing industry since the introduction of the Quota Management System 31 years ago continues to cause headaches.
In the post-election hiatus the Ministry for Primary Industries could still get on with an important project.
One of the saddest sights seen in this country was the 579 pairs of shoes arrayed on Parliament’s lawn.
New Zealand seafood continues to fetch premium prices at the renowned Sydney Fish Market.
The aquaculture industry still has a social licence battle to win, Environment Minister Nick Smith told the sector's annual conference in Nelson yesterday.
The claim by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that ‘less than one percent of Aotearoa’s oceans are fully protected’ is being displayed on billboards around New Zealand.
Auckland University academics renewed their efforts this week to discredit the Quota Management System that underpins the country’s commercial fisheries.
The Stewart Island paua fishery is in such good heart, the Ministry for Primary Industries stock assessment pointed to a possible catch increase.