Minister for Economic Development Steven Joyce and Minister for Maori Development Te Ururoa Flavell travelled to Opotiki to announce Government’s investment to finalise technical work for the Harbour project.
You can read the full media release on the Beehive website.
You can also read more about the Harbour Development project and the background and history to get the project to this point.
The Ministry for Primary Industries and Opotiki District Council have prepared a flyer to help explain the project and a little more about the announcement.
To celebrate, Opotiki District Council, Whakatohea Maori Trust Board and many other partners held a street party in the historic precinct on 31 October 2015. Thank you to all those who came along and celebrated the announcement with us.