Posted on 31 October 2022

Media coverage in October 2022

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Seaweed could be NZ's next big industry, advocates say 

RNZ – Journalist Samantha Gee attended the Seaweed Summit and spoke to researchers and industry attending the event.

Seaweed sector framework to be launched today

Newstalk ZB – Rob Major spoke about the co-development process behind the Seaweed Sector Framework, the myriad of potential uses for seaweed, and the opportunity Aotearoa has to build up the sector.

Growth framework developed for New Zealand's seaweed industry 

RNZ – An overview of the Seaweed Sector Framework, the co-development process and the current state of the sector.

First seaweed planting in Coromandel waters 'historic moment' for aquaculture

Stuff – Around 220 metres of hatchery grown native seaweed seedlings were planted for the first time in Aotearoa New Zealand, in waters off the Coromandel coastline in the Hauraki Gulf (also featured on SunLive).

Māori stake in fledgling seaweed industry

Waatea News – Iwi are seen as playing a major role in a rimurimu or seafood sector which could bring economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits.

Aotearoa's Seaweed Industry w/ Rob Major

95bFM – Rob Major spoke about the release of a comprehensive industry plan for Aotearoa's seaweed sector to help guide the development of the industry.

New Zealand's seaweed sector ready to boom under new roadmap – International coverage on the release of our Seaweed Sector Framework and the growing seaweed sector in New Zealand.

Seaweed industry needs research know-how, report says

Research Professional News – International coverage on how New Zealand’s seaweed industry is in “urgent need” of commercially focused research and trials.



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