27 Aug 2010

New aquaculture unit to help get industry moving

1:52 pm on 27 August 2010

The director of a new Aquaculture Unit in the Ministry of Fisheries hopes it will help get the industry moving again, after years in limbo.

Dan Lees says it will provide a one stop shop for aquaculture farmers in their dealings with the Government.

The industry aims to treble annual sales to $1 billion by 2025.

Dan Lees says the industry is exciting and has a lot of untapped potential.