Established in 1961, Sealord is 50% owned by Iwi which includes our Members, who collectively hold an indirect 12% interest in the company. We supply Sealord annually with 9,000 mt of deepwater fish stocks including hoki, orange roughy, hake and ling.
Our premium inshore fish is managed through a joint venture with Moana New Zealand (formerly “Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd”). We contribute 1,000 mt of ACE and receive 50% of profits. We also supply Moana with ACE for highly migratory species and paua. Our Members collectively own 25% of Moana New Zealand.
Port Nicholson Fisheries (PNF) is the largest Maori owned exporter of live lobster. It is also the largest North Island exporter and second largest nationally managing 600 mt. As one of three founding members we own a third of the business alongside Parininihi ki Waitotara and Ngati Mutunga ki Wharekauri (Chatham Islands).
For over 10 years we have supplied Pelco with 2,500 mt of our Pelagic fish stocks including jack mackerel, blue mackerel, kahawai and tuna. Pelco is a privately owned Maori whanau business. It specialises in Pelagic fish and is located in Mount Maunganui.