• Unsustainable fishing endangers species and their habitats.

  • Over one billion people depend on seafood as their primary source of protein.

  • 3/4 of fish stocked are fully fished or overfished.

  • 40% of global catch consists of bycatch.

  • New Zealand waters harvests approx. 600,000 tonnes of seafood each year.

  • The seafood industry employs 13,000 full-time workers.

  • 97% of New Zealand's commercial catch is from sustainable stocks.

  • We only take a feed and leave some to breed.

  • We catch and release fish that are too small or are in low supply.

  • We impose a boat limit that ensures we keep a healthy fishery that still results in a good catch for our customers.

  • We are in favour of a traffic light system to protect our fishery from overfishing.



It is our job to make sure we get you back to land without harm. For this to happen we need for you to follow the instruction of your skipper and crew if there is an emergency. Don’t worry, we have plenty of safety apparel onboard this vessel to put your mind at ease.

Please ask If you have any questions about this.


We, at Ezifish, aren’t just thinking about right now but thinking of your bellies in the future and children’s future. We believe in giving back to the sea with catch that is too small, sometimes too big and too many to make sure we are doing our bit to sustain our fishery and keep ourselves and many others in a job.


It may be your best mate fishing next to you or someone you have never met before, on this boat we are all one team, here to have fun and catch fish. So, let’s be kind and respectful to one another, our ocean and your hard-working crew 😊