Govt provides $2.5 mln to develop Opotiki aquaculture

Gavin Evans
Fri, 14 Dec 2018

By Gavin Evans Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The government has committed more than $2.5 million from the Provincial Growth Fund to help expand marine farming at Opotiki. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones said three projects – including studies for the redevelopment of the district’s harbour – would help the Eastern Bay of Plenty benefit from its aquaculture potential. “Aquaculture provides one of the biggest opportunities for the Eastern Bay of Plenty to transform its economy, develop significant employment and improve the...

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