Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
Episode 10 2023 Promo
The Timata Method offers farmers a low-cost alternative to native regeneration.
A Lighter Touch uses non-chemical methods to control weeds in crops.
Truffle tourism is being developed in Waikato.
Exploring the viability of a domestic seaweed farming industry with Envirostrat.
An open ocean mussel farm and processing first for Ōpōtiki.
The vast potential for a New Zealand algaculture industry.
A small retail fishing business that grew into a vertically integrated seafood company.
Technology developed by a Marlborough oyster farmer.
The world’s first algae-based pain medication.
NZ’s largest and most successful private research organisation is celebrating 100 years of research endeavour.
A Kaikoura crayfishing family who also have a hill country farm and now a ‘field of dreams’ polo ground.
Recovery of paua fisheries after the 2016 earthquake.
Western science and mātauranga restoring mussel beds at Ōhiwa Bay.
Endangered Giant Kokopu being bred for release into streams.
The only spirulina farm in the country.
Farming King Salmon in the upper Waitaki.
Cawthron scientists develop a significant test for methylmercury in fin fish
A native red seaweed used in stockfeeds with the potential to reduce methane emissions
Kelpn, packaging solutions using the unique properties of kelp
A new opportunity for commercial whitebait production.
Tourism and aquaculture at Anatoki Salmon
Adding value to primary sector waste streams at NZ King Salmon.
Investigating the potential for an eel aquaculture industry
Plant & Food Research looks into alternative species for aquaculture in New Zealand
Research into the dietary requirements of farmed King Salmon
A lifetime of commercial eel fishing in lakes and rivers around Waikato
Incorporating paua in biopolymers at Scion
The Bay of Plenty Regional Council and NIWA are trialling the use of nutrient rich farm runoff
Moana New Zealand is ensuring traceability and sustainability in its paua production process
A fish oil refinery capturing Omega-3 oils from by-products of the fishing industry
A tool has been developed to help ensure sustainable fisheries
Wild harvesting clams in the Marlborough Sounds
Producing, processing and marketing Greenshell mussels in the Marlborough Sounds
The work of fisheries biologist Charles Mitchell to make use of nutrient run-off from farms
Surveying the potential of a King Crab fishery
Karl Warr has designed a fishing net that allows undersized fish to escape unharmed
Brian Kiddie has a licence to catch fish using a hand-pulled drag-net
A prawn farm and tourist attraction near Taupo
Murray Barker breeds thousands of goldfish for pets in his 100 breeding ponds each year
Oyster farming, marketing and tourism in Mahurangi Harbour
Business growth at Supreme Biotechnologies growing algae for astaxanthin production
Identifying and breeding from superior genetics in mussel families
Cawthron scientists are breeding for virus resistant oysters