Who is Seafood NZ

New Zealand's seafood industry plays a key role in the country's economy, contributing around $2 billion in export dollars and employing more than 10,000 people, who provide New Zealand and the world with high quality, nutritious and great tasting seafood.

Seafood New Zealand works closely with the seafood industry primarily through five sector-specific entities: Aquaculture New Zealand, Deepwater Group, Fisheries Inshore NZ, NZ Rock Lobster Industry Council, and Paua Industry Council.  It has a focus on key strategic initiatives and promotes sustainable, nutritious and responsibly-caught seafood.  It provides advise and resources relating to seafood standards, food safety and international trade.

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