NZ King Salmon mourns passing of director Thomas Song

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  NZ King Salmon Investments (NZX and ASX:NZK) advises with deep sadness and regret that founding director Thomas Song has passed away following a sudden illness. Thomas has been involved in the NZ salmon industry since 1995. Brought in to assist the then struggling Regal...
Ally Perkins with New Zealand King Salmon colleagues

Ally Perkins – a passion for sustainable aquaculture

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When Ally Perkins began working for New Zealand King Salmon about 18 months ago, she was one of only two women who worked on the sea farms, and they rarely crossed paths. It was quite a change from previously working in female-dominated industries, says Ally, “but I knew it would...

Charlie Park – Pelorus Sound Regional Manager

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New Zealand King Salmon’s Pelorus Sound sea farms are hubs of activity, rapid development and innovation, as the newest aquaculture technology available continues to be implemented throughout the company’s operations. Aquaculture technology and capabilities are undergoing changes...

Summer intern Ruby Boyd

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When first-year aquaculture student Ruby Boyd finished a stint of work experience on NZ King Salmon’s Ngamahau sea farm in the Tory Channel, she liked it so much she asked if she could return to work for the summer. The answer was “yes”, so Ruby, 18, has spent the last three...

Man Overboard Training and Full Diver Evacuation Drill

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Keeping health and safety top of mind for farm and vessel staff at NZ King Salmon is essential. Workers on our sea farms and vessels are faced with multiple hazards daily – high winds and swells, working at heights, slip and trip hazards and of course there is always the...
Port Nelson 1974 fishing boats (Photo The Prow)

Nelson – a historic fishing hub

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It’s Nelson Anniversary today, commemorating one of New Zealand’s oldest cities which has been a fishing hub since long before Europeans arrived. Shell middens (archaeological rubbish dumps) found around Nelson show that Maori relied on the sea for protein just as we continue to...
Giant weta with womans face behind

Opening of Koru Native Wildlife Centre

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New Zealand King Salmon is the proud sponsor of the Koru Native Wildlife Centre, set up by Tui Nature Reserve Wildlife Trust, which was officially opened yesterday on January 28 at Linkwater in the Marlborough Sounds. The Koru Native Wildlife Centre has a breeding programme for...

Bringing together communities from land and sea

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Picton’s foreshore came alive with pirates, mermaids and creative raft builders last weekend during the 14th annual Picton Maritime Festival. New Zealand King Salmon is a sponsor of the event, which brings together Marlborough’s community from the land to the sea each January. NZ...

Product Recall

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We are taking the precautionary action of recalling Regal Cold Smoked Sliced Salmon Twin Pack 200g and Southern Ocean Salmon Pieces 500g packs.                      The batch is labelled M362D and M362N. We have recentl...
Mum and child on go kart

Giving back to our families

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Trains, go-karts and a special visit from Santa were all part of the festivities when New Zealand King Salmon held its annual family Christmas party this December. NZ King Salmon programme manager and Christmas party organiser Simon Gutschlag says about 450 staff and family...