Fish farm a step closer

By . Image credit Malcolm Francis. 2018 december

The Waikato Regional Council recently granted Pare Hauraki Kaimoana authorisation to apply for the consents to occupy 240 hectares of fish-farming space in the Coromandel Marine Farming Zone.  Located about 10 kilometres offshore from Coromandel Town, in the Firth of Thames, if successful, this would be the North Island’s first offshore fish farm and would farm kingfish.

The authorisation means the company has two years to prepare and submit an application for the necessary resource consents.

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