Moana - Aotearoa Fisheries Limited (AFL) is the largest Māori-owned fisheries company in New Zealand.
Moana Aotearoa Fisheries Limited
AFL owns a 50 percent shareholding in Nelson-based Sealord, this country’s largest deep-sea fishing company. In the 12 years that Sealord has been owned by the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission and AFL, the company has developed into a global seafood marketing company.
KAHC is the 3rd largest iwi shareholder of Moana Aotearoa Fisheries Limited.
Sealord is a key supplier of frozen and chilled seafood to wholesalers, processors and retail chains in North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia, as well as being New Zealand’s leading brand of frozen and canned fish products. Its marketing network consists of bases in the United States, UK, France, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia.
Under the Maori Fisheries Act the KAHC is prevented from trading its AFL shares.
Our asset portfolio has increased in value and includes fishing quota, shares in Aotearoa Fisheries Limited, Pania Reef Fisheries (GP) Limited, Takitimu Seafoods (GP) Limited and the Fiordland Lobster Company Limited.