Ngāi tahu Seafood


Catching fish, not seabirds

When the opportunity came to install Australasia’s first seabird scaring device on the stern of Kawatea, his new state-of-the-art longliner, he didn’t hesitate. Not even at a price tag of $40,000.

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2nd
March
2016

Ngāi Tahu Seafood Appointment

    E te uri a Ngāti Mutunga, nāia te karanga kia hou mai ki Te Whare o Te Waipounamu, haere mai rā, tauti mai rā.   Ngāi Tahu Seafood Chair, Craig Ellison has announced today the appointment of Joseph Thomas (Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri, Te Ati Awa), as its new Chief Executive. Joseph who…


2014 Annual Report

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has announced another strong year-end result, with an increase in net worth in excess of $1b enabling the iwi to lift its annual distribution to a new high.

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Hooked

Greg Summerton left school at 16 to go fishing. Now he is founder and owner of New Zealand’s largest privately-owned long line fishing company and sits on the board of Ngāi Tahu Seafoods. Kaituhi Mark Revington reports.

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27th
May
2013

Ngāi Tahu Seafood supporting fishers at a grass roots level

Ngāi Tahu Seafood have set up a scholarship to help Ngāi Tahu fishers gain their Inshore Launch Masters tickets. The scholarship is run in partnership with Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology and supported by Te Ohu Kai Moana,


14th
February
2013

Sir Mark Solomon joins board of Maori Fisheries Trust

The Kaiwhakahaere (chairman) of South Island iwi Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Sir Mark Solomon, has become a director of the Māori Fisheries Trust, Te Ohu Kaimoana, in Wellington. Sir Mark was elected to the board in November last year by Te Kawai Taumata, the electoral college of iwi organisations. Te Ohu Kaimoana chief executive…


2nd
July
2012

Ngāi Tahu Appointment of Directors

Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, announced today that Trevor Burt and Catherine Drayton had been re-appointed as Directors on Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation Limited (NTHC), with Mr Burt re-appointed as Chair. Both appointments are for another three years and commence 1 August 2012. Mr Solomon said stable and dependable decision making…


Pots of gold

From the remote seas of Fiordland to the restaurants of China, kōura are at the heart of Ngāi Tahu Seafood’s operations. The thriving trade is also attracting a new generation of Ngāi Tahu fishers to the industry.

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1st
October
2011

Diverse Portfolio a Winner in Difficult Times

Ngāi Tahu welcomes increase in Operating Net Surplus Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon has congratulated the tribe’s commercial entities for their outstanding results in difficult times. Despite the economic turmoil of global markets, and the short-term devaluation of property due to the recent Christchurch earthquakes, Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation has delivered an…