The Taiko Trust - For our future islanders and visitors
The Taiko Trust is a non-profit conservation organisation based on New Zealand’s remote Chatham Islands. Working alongside ornithologists and the Department of Conservation, local Chatham landowners set up the trust to protect endemic and endangered wildlife on the Island.
How we fish - our sustainable fishing practices
Fishing is tough, but ultimately rewarding work that supports many livelihoods. Naturally, securing the Chatham Island’s bounty for future generations is of prime importance. For us, sustainability is not just a buzzword — it ensures the survival of our community as a whole.
The Chatham Islands Ocean - Why it's so special
The waters surrounding the Chatham Islands are bountiful. But what makes them so special? And what gives rise to the internationally renowned flavours of Chatham Island seafood?
How to defrost frozen seafood in 3 steps
Wild caught seafood is delicious, healthy and unfortunately, perishable. We snap freeze our premium seafood on site, shortly after being caught, to lock in maximum freshness and flavour, before delivering it to your door. The question is, how do you thaw your Chatham Island seafood quickly and without sacrificing quality?...
Why seafood is good for heart health
Fish and seafood are an important part of a healthy, balanced diet — but why exactly? Health foods ‘You are what you eat’ — the mantra of nutritionists the world over — couldn’t be more relevant today. Our fast-paced lifestyles and on-the-go eating habits can quickly become unhinged,...
How to Crumb Fish
How to crumb fish. Chatham Island Food Co delivers wild, sustainable seafood to NZ homes and celebrates the many ways kiwis enjoy eating it.
Discover the Chatham Islands Festival 2021
The much anticipated Chatham Islands Festival celebrates the heritage, cuisine and resilience of New Zealand’s most remote community.
Frozen vs Fresh Fish
Often the best wild caught fish is actually frozen — and the reasons might be simpler than people think.
Guide to New Zealand Blue Cod
Named for their colour, which ranges from blue-green to blue-grey depending on age and sex, the Blue Cod is not technically a cod, but rather a type of Sand Perch.
A Guide to New Zealand Paua
Paua is considered a delicacy both at home and abroad — especially within Asian markets where it’s the preferred dish for new year celebrations.
New Zealand’s most authentic, remote, travel destination?
The Chatham Islands possess an untouched beauty, unique heritage and a curious history; they’re a great destination for those seeking authentic tourist experiences.