Bagels for charity fly out the door at Picton Maritime Festival 2017

Media release 2 February 2017 – The Picton Maritime Festival on 21 January was a great day all round according to the NZKS team and festivalgoers at this year’s event on the Picton foreshore. Festival attendees were able to sample free Regal salmon  tastings along wit...

Update on 2016 NMIT scholarship recipients

Media release 9 January 2017 – Two of last year’s New Zealand King Salmon scholarships for students studying Aquaculture at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) were Jesse Barker and Russell Adams. We recently caught up with these students to learn of their...
Hills & sea Marlborough Sounds

New Zealand King Salmon Market Update: 14 November 2016

Update on the impact of the North Canterbury centred earthquakes All team members are safe and accounted for. The Queen Charlotte Sound and Tory Channel farms were evacuated due to tsunami warnings. The warnings have been scaled back and team members are now back in hatcheries...

$2 million barge contract won by local firm Cuddons

Media release 1 February 2017 – Marlborough’s Cuddon Limited has just won a contract worth in excess of $2 million to build a large scale feed barge for New Zealand King Salmon. Andy Rowe, CEO of Cuddon Limited describes winning the contract as “a significant milestone in...

Innovation key to boosting top of the South economy

Media release 29 September 2016 –  “Innovation is the key pathway to business success for the Top of the South, for people to prosper and thrive and to maintain sustainability,” says New Zealand King Salmon CEO, Grant Rosewarne. He says it’s no longer enough to have an...

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...

NMIT sponsorship recipients awarded

Media release 3 June 2016 – Three Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) recipients were named for NZ King Salmon’s annual aquaculture sponsorship award for 2016. Announced were students Reuben Jane, Jesse Barker and Russell Adams. These three recipients were...
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...