AN INVESTMENT IN NEW ZEALAND’S GROWING AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY

Media release 29 August 2016 New Zealand King Salmon confirms intention to undertake an IPO There may soon be an opportunity for Kiwi investors to own a stake in New Zealand’s estimated $180 million salmon industry. The world’s largest aquaculture producer of King salmon, New...

New Marlborough Salmon Farms Come on Stream

Media release    farms – 1 12 July 2016 New Marlborough salmon farms come on stream The first new space allocated for salmon in Marlborough in 9 years has finally come on stream with the official opening of two new salmon farms operated by New Zealand King Salmon. The Pelorus...
New Kopāua farm, Pelorus Sound

New farms, new name

Two of our new salmon farms in Pelorus Sound are being opened in July; Waitata Bay farm and the newly named ‘Kopāua’ farm in Richmond Bay. These two farms add to the operating farms we have in Queen Charlotte Sound – Ruakaka, Otanerau, Te Pangu, Ngamahau and Clay Point. The name...
Karen Mant with mystery bottle

Mystery message in a bottle

One of the joys of cleaning up our Marlborough Sounds beaches is that you never know what you’ll find – such as the old classic message in a bottle. This is what Karen Mant, New Zealand King Salmon Environmental Coordinator, stumbled across during one of our recent regular...

Sleek new Design ​for our high-tech Bulk Tankers

To keep up with demand and to ensure the highest quality salmon, we harvest five days a week all year round. The salmon are then transported in chilled conditions from our farms in the Marlborough Sounds over the hill to our Nelson processing plant, before being dispatched to...

A preference for local

Since we began salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds in 1984, New Zealand King Salmon has made a sustained effort to use local Marlborough – or New Zealand-based – businesses wherever possible, along with employing local Marlborough staff. We are a part of...

New Zealand King Salmon Most Improved Workplace

  New Zealand King Salmon has been ranked New Zealand’s Most Improved Medium – Large Workplace in the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces survey. The awards are based on employee ratings in a confidential online survey. This year over 30,000 employees from 193 New Zealand...
Children planting trees

Supporting recycling in Marlborough schools

6 November 2015. New Zealand King Salmon is helping Marlborough school children reduce waste and learn about looking after their environment by supporting school-based recycling programme, Paper4trees. Paper4trees is the largest of its type in New Zealand, with over 4000 schools...

The First New Farm is Installed

New Zealand King Salmon has installed the first new salmon farm in the Marlborough Sounds for nearly 10 years. The last salmon farm to be installed was at Clay Point in the Tory Channel in December 2007.   The new farm at Ngamahau is also located in the Tory Channel and will...
Salmon Farmer at work

New A+ sustainable aquaculture scheme gives full public access

TVNZ recently interviewed Mark Preece, our Fish Health Manager, about the launch of the new A+ New Zealand Sustainable Aquaculture environmental monitoring and certification scheme. “It’s absolutely vitally important that we maintain the health and quality of the water that we...