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...
NZKS team standing on the waterfront during their beach clean up

Big Day Out beach clean up

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Beaches throughout Marlborough have been cleaned up in time for summer thanks to New Zealand King Salmon staff who took part in the Marine Farming Association’s annual Big Day Out. Emma Hunter of the Marine Farming Association (MFA) says this year 23 organisations took part in...

Recall Notice – Regal Marlborough King Salmon Wood Roasted Mixed Pepper & Spices (200gm)

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We are recalling a specific batch of this product due to the product being labelled with an incorrect use by date – 10 Dec 2019. The correct date marking for this product is 10 Jan 19. If you have purchased this product with that use by date, you can either return the product to...

New Zealand King Salmon appoints Alan Cook as Chief Operating Officer

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19 December 2019   New Zealand King Salmon is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Cook as Chief Operating Officer. With 20 years’ senior management experience in the aquaculture industry, Alan’s career has seen him work in salmon farming on both coasts of...
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...