Turning the Tide – Speakers Presentations

The Speakers presentations from this year’s salmon symposium held in Ashburton on November 11&12 are now available for download below.

The results of the Workshop sessions and the question and answer sessions will be added in the new year.


Download Turning the Tide Opening Address pdf

Fish & Game CEO Martin Taylor's opening address for the symposium

Download Importance of the salmon fishery - Mark Webb pdf

A briefing by Mark Webb from Central South Island Fish & Game on the importance of the salmon fishery to anglers in Canterbury, the current state and key population influences.

Download Otago Southland salmon fishery update pdf

An update by Helen Trotter From Otago Fish & Game of the current state of the salmon fishery in Otago and Southland.

Download Nelson Marlborough salmon fishery update pdf

An update by Vaughan Lynn from Nelson Marlborough Fish & Game on the state of the salmon fishery in the Nelson Marlborough region

Download Keynote presentation by David Willis on the New Zealand Chinook salmon fishery pdf

David Willis a Biologist with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in Canada with a presentation on North American experiences and options and recommendations for improving the New Zealand salmon fishery.

Download Release strategies for salmon-Rasmus Gabrielsson pdf

Cawthron institute freshwater biologist Rasmus Gabrielsson's examination of the release strategies for salmon in New Zealand and research techniques to improve monitoring and success.

Download Improving our understanding of salmon biology-Jane Symonds pdf

Cawthron Institute aquaculture scientist Dr Jane Symonds and the efforts the Cawthron Institute is undertaking to improve the scientific knowledge on the Chinnok Salmon.

Download Canterbury salmon hatcheries - Dirk Barr & Phil de Joux pdf

A presentation of the salmon enhancement projects underway in Canterbury via the Fish & Game hatcheries in in North Canterbury (Montrose, Whiskey Creek and Peacock Springs) and the volunteer hatcheries at McKinnons Creek and the Lower Waitaki.

Download Salmon spawning streams in the Central South Island Region - Hamish Stevens pdf

Hamish Stevens is a Fish & Game Officer with Central South Island Region presentation on the salmon spawning streams in the region.

Download Salmon survival at sea - Tom Quinn pdf

Dr Tom Quinn a Professor of Aquatic and Fishery Science from the University of Washington and leading authority on behaviour, ecology, evolution and conservation of salmon and trout presents on factors impacting on salmons survival and genetics

Download The commercial fishery and salmon by-catch-Mark Geytenbeek pdf

Mark Geytenbeek from the Ministry for Primary Industries presentation on current industry practices, recent trends in marine fishing abundance and distribution.

Download The importance of river flows on salmon migrations-Phil Jellyman pdf

Phil Jellyman from NIWA presentation on examining the importance of mid-range flows on salmon migrations and NIWA's research projects and funding constraints.

Download Salmon and anglers-Mark webb pdf

Mark Webb from Central South Island Fish & Game briefing on angler catch levels, limit bags and season bags impacts.

Download Environmental issues and knowledge gaps around salmon-Rasmus Gabrielsson pdf

Rasmus Gabrielsson a Freshwater Biologist at Nelson's Cawthron Institute, specialising in aquatic ecology, zoology and evolutionary biology briefs us on environmental issues facing the Chinook slamon.

Download State of the freshwater enirvonment - Mike Joy pdf

Dr Mike Joy a Senior Lecturer in Ecology and Environmental Science at Massey University, Outspoken critic about decline in the quality of freshwater ecosystems and the negative impacts of nutrients gives a stark analysis of the current state of New Zealand's freshwater environment.

Download RMA : The right of passage- Scott Pearson pdf

Scott Pearson the Environmental Advisor with North Canterbury Fish & Game updates on the wins and loses for our fisheries, and the advocacy work that Fish & Game does.

Download Fish Screens- Tony Hawker pdf

Tony Hawker a Fish & Game Officer with North Canterbury Fish & Game presents on the science behind fish screens and the current regulatory state of fish screens.