Ngai Tahu Seafood was originally established and based in the South Island of New Zealand. Today the company has a nation wide presence with retail and wholesale seafood businesses, and is a major seafood exporter. Since establishment in 1988 the company has created a superior name for the quality of seafood product it provides backed up with impeccable service. The company is owned by the Ngai Tahu tribe who are the Maori tribe of the southern islands of New Zealand.
Ngai Tahu Seafood harvests seafood under contract by approximately 100 independent and experienced fishermen and fishing companies. Many of these fishermen are members of the Ngai Tahu tribe.