November 2012 - Opotiki Harbour funding important step (PDF, 15KB)
August 2012 - BayTrust confirms Opotiki Harbour commitment (PDF, 19 KB)
March 2012 - Aquaculture 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.
Bay of Plenty receives $390k boost to industry
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)