Sustainable Seafood Week New Zealand

Sustainable Seafood Week New Zealand is a celebration of the certified fisheries, retailers, chefs and restaurants around New Zealand that support our mission to end overfishing and ensure we have seafood forever.

When is Sustainable Seafood Week New Zealand?

The next Sustainable Seafood Week New Zealand is 12-18 October 2020.

You can enjoy sustainable seafood all year round by choosing products with the blue fish tick in all major retailers.

Choose sustainable seafood with the blue fish tick

Sustainable Seafood Day New Zealand 2018

On 14 May 2018, we held the first-ever Sustainable Seafood Day in New Zealand. The event brought together members of the seafood community including government, academia, industry and NGOs.

The day was marked in Wellington at an event at Te Papa, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, with the keynote address from the Minister for Fisheries, Hon Stuart Nash, followed by a panel featuring MSC Oceania Program Director, Anne Gabriel, Sanford CEO, Volker Kuntzsch and NIWA Principal Scientist, Dr Matt Dunn.

Sustainable Seafood Day New Zealand 2018

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Chefs and seafood lovers from around the world share quick and tasty ways of cooking MSC certified seafood.

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