Crail Bay had low water flow and a previous salmon farm there had never worked, opponents to a New Zealand King Salmon proposal to farm smolt at the Pelorus Sound site say.
CATHIE BELL - The Marlborough Express
New Zealand King Salmon wants approval to farm smolt in its Crail Bay farm
Environmentalist Danny Boulton has taken a fresh approach to his advocacy with an online rap video
A key player in the fight against salmon-farming expansion in the Marlborough Sounds is enjoying writing guidelines for the industry with courtroom opponents.
The NZ salmon farming industry is lucky to have no fish pests or diseases so there is no need to treat them with chemicals
Salmon farming guidelines being workshopped this week are aimed at increasing confidence in how farms are run and monitored.
Professor Black is advising NZ King Salmon and its opponents to put conflict behind them and work together
Dirty fish farms often perform badly and attract bad press, which reduces demand for the fish
New guidelines for salmon farming in Marlborough should be written by April next year.
The Supreme Court has reserved its decision into a hearing about the decision to allow more salmon farms to be built in the Sounds.
New Zealand King Salmon says a board of inquiry's decision to allow it build four new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds did not contain an error of law.
New Zealand King Salmon says it has taken taken a precautionary approach with its plans for developing salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds.
Lawyers for the Environmental Defence Society are arguing their case today in the Supreme Court
Barely a week after a fire that shut down a factory, Nelson-based New Zealand King Salmon is back producing hot-smoked salmon.
A precedent-setting hearing regarding the expansion of Sounds' salmon farms is underway at the Supreme Court
Scottish fish-farming expert Kenneth Black is making a week-long visit to Marlborough and Nelson next month.
OPINION: How well the Environmental Protection Agency is doing its job goes under the spotlight in the Supreme Court today, writes Bev Doole...
An independent review of salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds has prompted New Zealand King Salmon to develop new industry guidelines
A fire which seriously damaged a NZ King Salmon hot-smoking plant in Nelson on Monday will have no impact on fish harvesting
New Zealand King Salmon is arranging emergency production after its hot-smoking plant was nearly destroyed in a fire last night.
An email from the Ministry of Primary Industry scotches a rumour that its minister tried to influence a board of inquiry on new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds.
Approval backdated a year
New Zealand King Salmon has been given temporary approval to give fish more feed at its Clay Point farm
A tracking system shows only two people opened the report that was leaked to environmental group Sustain Our Sounds
The council is bringing Scottish salmon farming expert Professor Kenneth Black to Marlborough in December
All six of NZ King Salmon's Sounds farms are breaching their resource consents, the leaked Black report says
The $10m struggle faced by NZ King Salmon has probably killed the future of finfish farming.
Jim Bolger, chairman of Mt Cook Alpine Salmon, was the final speaker at the Aquaculture New Zealand conference in Nelson yesterday.
New Zealand King Salmon chief executive Grant Rosewarne responds to the comments by Sustain Our Sounds about the way it operates its fish farms in the Marlborough Sounds......
Sustain Our Sounds deputy chairman and science advisor Rob Schuckard explains why the group has taken its case against salmon farm expansion in the Marlborough Sounds to the Supreme Court.....
Grant Rosewarne said the appeals took King Salmon's expenditure on its application to about $10.4 million.
Sustain Our Sounds says it is not against salmon farming, only "unsustainable practices of industrial farming'' that threaten the Marlborough Sounds.
The Supreme Court has given environmental groups the right to appeal a High Court decision giving New Zealand King Salmon approval to build four new fish farms in the Marlborough Sounds.
Years of legal wrangling stunted salmon farming returns, King Salmon boss says.
John Milligan asked why King Salmon don't use accurate points on a map to show where pollution would deposit
King Salmon has applied to change consent conditions governing the way it monitors effects on the seabed
Levels of omega 3 oils questioned
NZKS is misleading consumers with claims the diet fed to its fish replicates what salmon eat in the wild, says a Consumer NZ report
The Government will begin work towards opening up live shellfish exports to Australia, minister says.
An application by NZKS to increase feed levels at its Clay Point farm has attracted seven submissions
NZKS's lawyers say unless they can feed out more pellets they will have to starve, cull or harvest small fish
The council is powerless to extend deadlines on applications by NZ King Salmon to change the way it runs its Clay Pt farm
The council has invited a Scottish fish farming expert to visit and help develop salmon farming guidelines
The Ministry for Primary Industries, council and NZ King Salmon are working to develop guidelines for salmon farms
One of the top of the south's biggest companies has relocated its customer service centre from Auckland
Council has approved extensions totalling 16 hectares to three mussel farms in Pelorus Sound.
New Zealand King Salmon is applying to the council to use 500 more tonnes of feed a year at a salmon farm
The Express and Sustain Our Sounds are calling for public release of the report by Professor Kenny Black
Peter Jerram is furious the council is suppressing a report relevant to a resource consent application
The council is suppressing a Scottish fish-farming expert's report paid for by ratepayers
Two environmental groups yesterday took their fight against New Zealand King Salmon's expansion plans to the Supreme Court.
Two environmental groups have applied to the Supreme Court against the expansion of NZ King Salmon's farms
Grant Rosewarne says the company has a legal right to consider pursuing costs
New Zealand King Salmon chief executive Grant Rosewarne is being accused of using bullying tactics
Some companies are hoping for a business bonanza after the court rejected the appeal against NZ King Salmon
Environmental groups may appeal the King Salmon High Court decision issued this week.
The High Court has thrown out appeals to the decision to grant New Zealand King Salmon consent to develop four new fish farms in the Marlborough Sounds.
Cawthron changed the way it measured the effects of fish farms to achieve more accurate results.
A Scottish fish-farming expert has been called in to check the accuracy of reports on the impact of New Zealand King Salmon farms on the Marlborough Sounds seabed.
Scientists will start monitoring water in parts of the Sounds where NZ King Salmon plans to build new fish farms
Council will know next month whether NZ King Salmon's existing farms comply with resource consent conditions.
Parties appealing a decision allowing a salmon farm in the Pelorus Sound are in a tricky situation because of the New Zealand King Salmon board of inquiry, Environment Court judge John Jackson says.
NZ King Salmon has spent over $1 million on more environmentally friendly equipment to clean its salmon farm nets
Beleve Ltd has been given the go-ahead to farm oysters at Oyster Bay in Croisilles Harbour
EPA decision-makers made the right call by approving a fish farm at Port Gore in the outer Sounds
Matthew Palmer drove home Sustain Our Sounds' legal argument against New Zealand King Salmon
The Environmental Defence Society is using King Salmon as a vehicle to promote its interpretation of the Coastal Policy Statement
Charging NZ King Salmon for farming fish in publicly owned space could put money in the bank
Environmental Protection Authority decision-makers ignored key parts of the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement when they gave the stamp of approval to new fish farms at Papatua and Waitata in the Marlborough Sounds, Environmental Defence Society lawyer Robert Enright says.
Council lawyer Stephen Quinn took a softly-softly approach at the NZ King Salmon appeal hearing yesterday
The Marlborough District Council yesterday submitted a summary document to reiterate to the High Court that it was a neutral party to the appeal being heard against New Zealand King Salmon.
Sustain Our Sounds has asked the High Court to tear up a decision allowing NZKS to build fish farms
A High Court appeal today is pivotal to the future of NZ King Salmon and its 450 workers.
A council submission to the High Court goes beyond the council's mandate as a neutral observer
Marine farmers have lodged 51 applications to farm additional or new space in the Sounds since October 2011
The Guardians of the Sounds plans to fight a government threat to strip the group of its charitable status
The Environment Court will next month hear an appeal against a Marlborough District Council decision to grant resource consent to United Fisheries to farm salmon at the site of a mussel farm in Pelorus Sound.
William Scholefield predicts a gold rush of applications to extend mussel farms in the Marlborough Sounds.
Veteran activist Peter Beech has retired as chairman of environmental group Guardians of the Sounds
Legal challenges to NZ King Salmon's Marlborough Sounds expansion could cause staff cuts
Monitoring results for New Zealand King Salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds are open to interpretation
The greenshell mussel industry is well-placed to respond to the challenge of toxic algal blooms, Aquaculture New Zealand media adviser Adam Hicks said yesterday.
$700,000 to spend on finding out why some fish are deformed and to develop vaccines to prevent infections.
Council will take an in-depth look at the latest monitoring results for New Zealand King Salmon fish farms
The EPA is asking for feedback from people who made submissions on NZKS’s application to expand its business.
Some of the best scientific minds in the world will focus on any link between harmful algal blooms and fish farms.
Parties appealing the Environmental Protection Authority decision to grant New Zealand King Salmon four of nine farms applied for in the Marlborough Sounds have been called to the High Court in Wellington on Monday.
Seven businesses believe they have already lost revenue because of the Clifford Bay proposal
A giant trail-blazing marine farm off D'Urville Island has finally got the go-ahead.
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Two young Cawthron Institute scientists are involved in a ground-breaking research programme with significant implications for the aquaculture industry and the environment.
NZ King Salmon has stopped its $12,000-a-year sponsorship of the Tui Nature Reserve Wildlife Trust
Attaining an internationally accepted sustainability certification confirms King Salmon's world-class standards