2010-2012 Media Releases and Updates



November 2012Opotiki Harbour funding important step (PDF, 15KB)​​

August 2012BayTrust confirms Opotiki Harbour commitment (PDF, 19 KB)

March 2012Aquaculture and harbour development benefits highlighted​ (PDF, 102KB)


Aquaculture and Opotiki - The Future's Looking Bright - Community Information Event​ (PDF, 322 KB)

Opotiki Community Info Event Graeme Coates (PDF, 1.28MB)

Opotiki Community Info Event Ian Craig (PDF, 1.09MB)

Opotiki Community Info Event Aileen Lawrie​ (PDF, 637 KB)


Work on funding business case started.

August 2010

China deal brings jobs hope to town with many on dole

Seafood firm in China shells out for Kiwi mussels

July 2010

New Jobs a Step Closer with the Opotiki Harbour Development Gaining Resource Consents
The Opotiki District's vision of becoming the base for a world class aquaculture industry took an important step forward at the end of July 2009.

Independent Hearing Commissioners appointed by the Minister of Conservation, Environment Bay of Plenty and Opotiki District Council have granted a series of Coastal Permits and Land Use Consents to allow the development of the  Opotiki Harbour entrance to provide safe access for vessels under most tide and weather conditions. The Commission also recommended that the Minister of Conservation grants Coastal Permits covering the construction and use of river training walls and reclamation of 1.9 hectares of foreshore and seabed.

Download the full transcript of the Commission's finding. (PDF, 324 KB)​

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