Ora Awards logo - Inspired by Art, Ora King Awards


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17 October 2018 The winners of the coveted food industry accolade ‘Best Ōra King Dish’ have been revealed during an official awards ceremony at Nelson’s Suter Art Gallery last night. 20 acclaimed chefs from North America, Australia and Japan, including this year’s international...
NZKS team at Aquaculture conference

Positivity and inspiration flavours largest ever aquaculture conference

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This year’s New Zealand Aquaculture Conference, held in Blenheim, was the biggest yet and New Zealand King Salmon was there in force.  The conference, of which New Zealand King Salmon is a co-platinum sponsor along with Sanford, was held at the Marlborough Convention Centre on 26...
MP Stuart Smith opens the QCYC project site

Supporting yacht club project helps kids find their sea legs

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The Queen Charlotte Yacht Club season opening day, held at the redevelopment site of the club in Picton, has given an insight into what will become a hub for the entire community. The site was opened by Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith last month, and the traditional firing of the canon...
NZKS monitoring buoy in situ in the Cook Strait

Monitoring buoys in the Cook Strait – the first step in fulfilling our future farming vision

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Together with the Cawthron Institute, New Zealand King Salmon (NZKS) has launched a research project to assess the viability of certain open ocean locations around NZ for salmon farming. This is the first step in our aspirational vision to expand towards more sustainable, open...
Image: Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary

Increased sponsorship helps community become more involved in conservation

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New Zealand King Salmon has increased its sponsorship of conservation programme Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary. Located near Picton, Kaipupu is a 40-hectare “mainland island” where native birds, wildlife and bush species are protected by a 600m long predator proof fence and an...
Rubbish collector on boat with rubbish bag

Cleaning up all part of a day’s work

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Keeping New Zealand Beautiful National Clean Up Week was last month, but for New Zealand King Salmon crews cleaning up the Marlborough Sounds beaches around the farms they work on is all part of a day’s work. Regional manager Tory Channel/Te Kura te Au, Salvador Delgado Oro...
Odyssea boat docked at Kaipupu Point

Sounds, Salmon & Songbirds cruise set to launch again

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Always popular, the annual Sounds, Salmon & Songbirds cruise gives locals and visitors alike a chance to see and taste a slice of the Marlborough Sounds including a New Zealand King Salmon farm. On 7 and 14 October, Marlborough Tour Company will host the cruises, which are...
Close up of a round Maori bone carving

Gift from Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui an honour for Grant Rosewarne

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Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui iwi has gifted a beautiful whale bone taonga (prized treasure), to New Zealand King Salmon Chief Executive Grant Rosewarne. The taonga, commissioned by Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui, was presented by Te Ātiawa Heamana Tuarua (Vice Chair) Ron Riwaka in a...
Mark Preece biking with his son and daughter

Dads passing work values onto the next generation

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Sustainability, recycling, looking after the world around you and knowing your turangawaewae – thanks to our great NZKS dads, these values are being passed down from their day at work to the next generation at home. With Fathers’ Day coming up tomorrow, we thought we’d ask just a...
Justin Hough receives his award from NZKS CEO Grant Rosewarne on a salmon farm

Hard work sees leader of challenging project awarded

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Installing the latest technology salmon pens within challenging high-flow sea conditions has seen a New Zealand King Salmon (NZKS) Team Leader formally recognised by the seafood industry. Justin Hough, who lives in the Marlborough Sounds, received the Our People award at the...