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Betty Pinkney – Fisher

By | 2017-05-09T09:45:38+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Women in Seafood|

  FISHING INDUSTRY INVOLVEMENT I have been involved for over 50 years in the Fishing Industry with my husband Malcolm.    We started our fishing career in Auckland at the top of the Auckland Harbour on flounder and mixed fish.    Our next venture was to spend several months of the year cray fishing in the late 1960’s [...]

Katherine Short – Terramoana Limited

By | 2017-03-31T01:35:24+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Women in Seafood|

PROFILE KATHERINE SHORT TERRA MOANA LIMITED – NEW ZEALAND Coming from a maritime family, I have been in, on, and under the water all my life. Although I loved living in Switzerland where I worked for WWF International being away from the ocean was too hard and so I came home. Having spent nearly 17 years [...]

Fleur Sullivan – Fleur’s Place

By | 2017-03-01T01:30:41+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Moeraki, Otago Fleur D.R. Sullivan The Walruss & the Carpenter Ltd. t/a Fleurs Place   My life in Moeraki and my entry into “Women in Seafood” came via a serious commitment to sourcing and serving naturally good food from the region, wherever I have lived. This started from the time a great Aunt squirted the milk [...]

Claire Webber

By | 2017-01-31T06:02:52+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Women in Seafood|

CLAIRE WEBBER - RESEARCH AND LIAISON OFFICER, AUSTRALIAN SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION BACKGROUND I was not raised in a fishing family, but I did grow up in the fishing town of Port Lincoln, South Australia, Southern Bluefin Tuna capital of the world and home of Australia’s largest fishing fleet, located on the tip of the [...]

Donna Wells

By | 2017-01-11T07:59:59+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Kia ora and welcome to my profile. I am the Chief Executive, owner, and sole Director of Finestkind Limited, a business established in December 2000. Finestkind has become a multi award winning company specializing in quota trading, exporting of fresh chilled fish and seafood promotion. I was born and raised in Auckland and am of Ngati [...]

Christine Aston

By | 2016-12-28T22:48:04+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

My introduction to the fishing industry was when I married Craig. Our accountant said to me “Leave the fishing to Craig and you and I will do the rest”. I came from a nursing background and was originally from the North Island. That was 30 years ago and I’m still doing the book work for our [...]

Nici Gibbs

By | 2016-10-31T03:22:42+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Nici Gibbs Director, Fathom Consulting Ltd I’ve been a policy advisor to the seafood industry for seventeen years now, but it all started by accident. Back in 1999 I dropped into a bar to help farewell an ex-colleague and I ended up chatting to a manager from the recently-established Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC).  Next thing I [...]

Jenny Cooper

By | 2016-10-25T21:59:02+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Jenny Cooper Compliance Manager - Westhaven Marketing Ltd. After completing a B.Com(Ag) majoring in Economics and marketing, my business interests have always been involved in marketing and exporting primary products: berry fruit, dairy and shellfish. My current role is in compliance at Westhaven. The role of compliance for "wild caught, safe sustainable seafood", and traceability is [...]

Rachel Taulelei

By | 2016-10-25T07:09:03+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Rachel Taulelei Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāti Rarua and Ngāti Koata), CEO Kono NZ This month Finest Kind is profiling Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāti Rarua and Ngāti Koata), CEO Kono NZ.  Rachel was recently interviewed by the US Ambassador’s wife, Nancy Gilbert – rather than recreate the wheel, we’ve [...]

Reni Wereta-Gargiulo

By | 2016-11-07T03:16:41+00:00 July 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|Tags: |

Kiwi Kai Reni Wereta-Gargiulo, Owner and Business Manager Reni Wereta-Gargiulo (NZ DipBus) has a diverse background in marketing, promotion, business administration and tourism to mention a few.  Entrepreneurial skills inherited from ancestors on her mother’s side (O’Carroll) coupled with her Maori values and heritage of Ngati Ruanui, Ngati Rarua and Te Atiawa on her father’s side [...]