Positive response for open ocean farming

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New Zealand King Salmon (NZKS) is welcoming the support for its application to farm in the open ocean in the Cook Strait. “It’s fantastic to see the numerous positive submissions Marlborough District Council has received in response to our application for Blue Endeavour,” says...
Karen Mant with mystery bottle

Mystery message in a bottle

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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...
Children planting trees

Supporting recycling in Marlborough schools

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6 November 2015. New Zealand King Salmon is helping Marlborough school children reduce waste and learn about looking after their environment by supporting school-based recycling programme, Paper4trees. Paper4trees is the largest of its type in New Zealand, with over 4000 schools...
Georgia Samuels - NMIT scholarship recipient

New Zealand King Salmon NMIT aquaculture scholarships awarded to three recipients

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Media release – 12 June 2015. Mikaera Miru, Georgia Samuels and Tushar Koppikar are the three recipients of this year’s New Zealand King Salmon scholarships for students studying Aquaculture at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT). In his first year, Mikaera...
King Shag on rocks

Rare King Shag: New survey method most accurate count to date

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Media release – 13 May 2015. The New Zealand King Shag, found only in the Marlborough Sounds, is one of the rarest seabirds in the world. A recent aerial survey was conducted, the first of its kind for this species, which shows a total King Shag population of 839 birds....