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Farming for the Future. We are building a business for future generations, by transforming the way pacific oysters are grown and farmed across Aotearoa. We have big ambitions – and are investing in key areas to support rapid growth: SustainabilityUtilisation of new technologyDesign of leading-edge facilitiesIntroduction of innovative new systems and practices Join our aquaculture team and help unlock the potential of a new way of working. What are you waiting for? Discover a career in aquacu...

October 21, 2021

Wanted - Packhouse Manager, Marlborough Oysters

Looking for a new role? The Aquaculture Industry has some great opportunities at the moment... Marlborough Oysters are looking for a Packhouse Manager, click on the link below to find out more.

October 20, 2021


MFA Conference - 12 November 2021 As of today, we have decided to cancel the MFA Conference for 2021. This is a huge shame but we feel that it’s the responsible thing to do given Auckland is still in level 3 and there will be no update on their status for another 2 weeks. We have speakers, sponsors and members who would be attending from Auckland and other areas of the North Island. If you have any questions, please let us know. Amber - 027 255 2228 /

October 19, 2021

Congratulations! Gold for Maclab Tasman!


October 14, 2021

Congratulations! Gold for Maclab NZ!


October 14, 2021

That's a wrap!

Today in Havelock we held our final Environmental workshop for the year, we had excellent attendance from our industry on water crews. The workshops focused on why our Environmental programmes are important, the changes we have made to them, the introduction of the MFA Enviro App for reporting, an update from our Enviro Mentor, a practical session on floats and the techniques surrounding them and the introduction of new float technology. An honourable mention needs to go to the following compani...

September 30, 2021

POSTPONED - Marine Award field day - October 16

Come join us! Find out how marine farmers are working with researchers to restore mussel reefs in Te Hoiere/Pelorus Sound, and why this work is important for coastal ecosystems. Date: Saturday October 16Time: 10.30am-12.30pm Havelock Bowling Club, 7 Neil Street, HavelockLunch provided. Bookings essential:Email: by October 10 to book your spot! This Field Day will be postponed if we're still at Level 2 or higher.#environm...

September 21, 2021

King Shag update

September 16, 2021

August 2021 Newsletter


September 13, 2021

Congratulations! Gold for Clearwater Mussels!


September 10, 2021

Congratulations! Gold for Marine Farm Management!


September 10, 2021

Congratulations! Gold for Sanford!


September 10, 2021

Congratulations! Silver for Just Mussels!


September 10, 2021

MFA Environmental Certification Programme

In 2021, we have relaunched the MFA Environmental Certification Programme with a focus on continuous improvement. This will see our participating members re-applying for their certification annually and striving to do better than the previous year. We are about to start announcing those who have been through the process thus far and the levels they have achieved for the 2021/2022 year so keep an eye out! Our old programme will be obsolete 31 December 2021. If you see industry vessels out and abo...

September 9, 2021

Check it out!

Yesterday our Youth Employment Success video went live. This programme is focused on 16 - 24 year olds looking for future employment and is designed so they can easily make contact with the participating companies to find out more about their businesses and industries. As well as our own video, there are lots of others from Marlborough to have a look at -

August 18, 2021

Mussel farmers millions of dollars out of pocket after storm.

Click here for the story...

August 4, 2021

2 x Deck hands wanted - Nelson based


August 2, 2021

Promising signs for wild mussel restoration

A restoration project to bring wild mussels back to the Marlborough Sounds is showing promising signs after the first few years of experimentation...

July 30, 2021

Environmental Update - June 2021


July 19, 2021

June 2021 Newsletter


July 16, 2021

Ora King Salmon Documentary

If you haven't had the opportunity yet, check out the Ōra King salmon documentary.

July 14, 2021

The new TOS website is up and running!

It has all the same information as before, but is a much better looking website, and easier to navigate. It can now be viewed on a tablet or phone as well.Check out the Summer Survey tab is at the top of the page! ...

July 14, 2021

King Shag Project - Year 2 update

For further information:King Shag Project...

July 9, 2021


Marlborough Oysters have a short-term position available.Work is boat crewing and grading oysters on an oyster farm in the Marlborough Sounds.All training given; no experience required.5 days per week starting immediately, position available for 4 months but term is flexible if you are travelling.Starting rate $22.00 per hour.Hours are 6.30 am to around 5.30pm including travel time from Blenheim.(Approximately 1.5 hours each way).Travel time is paid.For some background info see

June 24, 2021

Havelock Mussel Festival 2021


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