A sustainable growth story

December 11, 2012

Naturally perfect, nurtured to perfection.

New Zealand’s aquaculture industry has a great story to tell. The story of a highly skilled and progressive industry, employing more than 3000 Kiwis and sustainable producing the world’s best seafood.


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On the water

November 8, 2012

New Zealand King Salmon hosted representatives from across the industry for a tour of their Clay Point farm last week.

Following on from the Salmon Farming Association meeting in Picton on Wednesday, October 31, more than 30 people took to the water…

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New salmon breed for fine dining

October 17, 2012

South Island salmon producer NZ King Salmon is hooking into the coveted fine dining market.

Two decades in the making, the Marlborough-based business is launching a premium breed of salmon called Ōra King. Ōra King targets best in class profession…

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Seafood New Zealand

September 30, 2012

Today marks the beginning of a new national industry organisation called Seafood New Zealand.

Dave Sharp, Chairman of the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) said the new entity is the outcome of a comprehensive review undertaken by SeaFIC…

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Fishing for a better salmon farm

September 19, 2012

Community representatives, business leaders and NZ King Salmon staff have been pooling their collective brainpower in the quest to design a better fish farm.

They are taking part in a series of prototyping sessions facilitated by NZ Trade & Ente…

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Loch Duart’s Nick Joy to present at conference

August 31, 2012

Nick Joy, Co-founder of the internationally renowned sustainable Scottish salmon producer Loch Duart, is travelling to Nelson to present at the 2012 New Zealand Aquaculture Conference, November 1-2.

Based in Sutherland in the very North West of Scot…

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Sustainable Farming Fund

August 2, 2012

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released details of funding opportunities from the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) for projects starting in 2013.

The main body of the SFF will be open for applications from 20th August and close on the 2…

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Scholarship winner impresses

April 30, 2012

It was a case of mutual admiration when 17 year-old Brook Lines completed his two week unpaid internship at NZ King Salmon’s Takaka hatchery in April.

He so impressed hatchery manager Jon Bailey the company decided to employ the former Queen Charl…

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Top global honour for Regal products

April 30, 2012

New Zealand King Salmon has been awarded the top honour by the International Taste & Quality Institute (iTQi) at the annual Superior Taste Awards in Belgium – the first New Zealand company to achieve the award.

The Crystal Taste Award is achie…

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Sounds teen wins opportunity for aquaculture study

December 12, 2011

Brook Lines is the inaugural winner of the Queen Charlotte College Aquaculture Academy New Zealand King Salmon Scholarship.

The scholarship is worth $11,500 over two years and funds Brook’s tuition and course fees to complete a diploma in Aquacult…

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