Graeme Dingle staff with Impact Award trophy

NZKS Community Impact Award winners thrilled

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This year’s winners of the 2018 New Zealand King Salmon Community Impact Awards were thrilled with the acknowledgement of their contributions to the Nelson Tasman and Marlborough communities. Volunteer Nelson received the award at the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce Business...

Aquaculture Excellence Awards

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11 December 2018 The inaugural New Zealand King Salmon Aquaculture Excellence Awards (AEA) were held at the Marlborough Convention Centre in Blenheim on Friday evening. Over 170 guests from our Aquaculture division and beyond were dressed to impress and ready to celebrate the...
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Welcoming restored pilot whale skeleton at Golden Bay Museum

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A very special ceremony to welcome the restored skeleton of a pilot whale to its new home at Golden Bay Museum Te Waka Huia o Mohua was held recently. New Zealand King Salmon was among sponsors of the project, which has taken years of painstaking work to complete. The pilot whale...
Two men with a silver electric Hyundai Kona car

Demonstrating leadership in smart transport

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New Zealand King Salmon is going electric in its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impact and lead the way in sustainable business practices. The first of its fleet of company lease cars has been replaced with an Electric Vehicle (EV), with the aim of eventually phasing all...
Graeme and Kevin on the stand at the Ocean Vine Hop 2018

Our salmon a hit at the Hop

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The Marlborough Ocean Vine Hop proved a hit this year, and New Zealand King Salmon teamed up with celebrity chefs to help keep the crowds happy with delicious gourmet treats paired with Marlborough wine and beer. NZKS community sponsorship and events coordinator Chelsea Yates...
Large salmon being held underwater by farm worker

World Fisheries Day: setting a good example in more sustainable food models

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Today, 21 November, is World Fisheries Day: a chance to reflect on the role aquaculture has in supporting the health of the world’s wild fisheries. Globally, according to the FAO, aquaculture is the fastest-expanding sector of food production, accounting for more than 50% of the...
Marlborough Girls College netball team with NZKS jackets on

Children’s Day: Ensuring sustainable health and well-being of our future generations

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The pursuit of sustainable aquaculture for the future lies at the heart of what we do at NZ King Salmon – in fact, the company’s recently published sustainability commitment aims to fulfil salmon aquaculture’s potential as a positive force for the health of people, nature and the...
Ora King Tyee winner Moya with the NZKS team

Fundraiser: Getting kids to their school camp

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A dinner and auction held by New Zealand King Salmon has raised over $6,000 for the Mistletoe Charitable Foundation. NZKS is a premier sponsor of the foundation, which provides financial assistance for any New Zealand school-aged youth to attend school camp at Mistletoe Bay in...

Celebrating Marlborough and the region’s long salmon farming history

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To coincide with the recent celebration of Marlborough’s founding day, we take a brief look at the history of salmon farming, which has become such an integral part of our region’s future. King salmon has been farmed in New Zealand since the 1970s, but the species, also called...
Chelsea Yates at Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary lookout

Supporting the community through NZKS work

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When Chelsea Yates joined the team at New Zealand King Salmon’s Picton office as community sponsorship and events coordinator, she knew she was in for a varied and exciting role. In just a few short months Chelsea has enjoyed a whirlwind of new experiences as she familiarised...