Māori Aquaculture Workshop

Māori Aquaculture Workshop

Monday 23 March 2015
12.00pm - 5pm
Novotel Hotel Auckland International Airport

The Takutai Trust (Māori Aquaculture Settlement Trust) aquaculture workshop will be held on the afternoon of Monday 23 March 2015, the day before the Māori Fisheries Conference. The purpose of the workshop is to:

  • Provide a forum in which participants can engage with presenters to discuss challenges in the marine farming industry,
  • Explore opportunities and experiences of aquaculture development in Aotearoa / New Zealand. 

If you are interested in attending, please contact Beth Tupara-Katene at Te Ohu Kaimoana by email at beth.tupara-katene@teohu.maori.nz or call 04 931 9500.

Iwi Aquaculture Workshop
Monday, 23 March 2015:  12pm – 5.00pm
Novotel Auckland Airport Hotel



Description of the Presentation







Welcome Introductions


Te Ohu

12.45pm – 1.25pm

Māori Commercial Aquaculture Settlement

  • Introduction
  • Description of the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Settlement

Te Ohu

1.30pm – 2.10pm

What’s happening in the industry?

An overview of the opportunities and issues currently facing the industry.

Gary Hooper - AQNZ

2.15pm -2.55pm


Getting into the business of aquaculture

What do iwi need to know if they are wanting to invest in aquaculture? 

Graeme Coates/Bruce Cardwell – Aquaculture Direct Ltd


Afternoon Tea



3.20pm – 4.00pm

Getting into the business of aquaculture

What do iwi need to know if they are wanting to build business partnerships with others

Karl Dwight- PWC

4.05pm -4.45pm

Opportunities and challenges of offshore farms

Opotiki Offshore site case study

Dickie Farrar – Whakatohea Māori Trust Board

4.45pm – 5.00pm

Hui Closes


Te Ohu