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Aquaculture in the Gulf Roundtable

From July-December 2014, six Roundtables gathered information and reported back to the Stakeholder Working Group (SWG)

The Aquaculture in the Gulf Roundtable aimed to

  • determine the role and needs of aquaculture in the Gulf, including impacts and benefits.

 

This Roundtable's findings presented to the SWG can be viewed below. Please sign up for our monthly newsletters to stay in the loop.

 

Membership

SWG members Callum McCallum and Katrina Goddard (co-chairs), Alan Proctor, Laurie Beamish, Joe Davis, Raewyn Peart and Dirk Sieling were members of the Aquaculture Roundtable, along with other invited participants with knowledge and expertise in aquaculture, island communities, commercial fishing, iwi interests, yachting, and environmental groups. 

MemberRepresenting
Callum McCallum Roundtable co-chair/SWG
Laurie Beamish Roundtable co-chair/SWG
Alan Proctor SWG
Katrina Goddard SWG
Joe Davis SWG
Raewyn Peart SWG
Dirk Sieling SWG
Laws Lawson Commercial fishing & iwi interests
Gary Hooper Aquaculture industry
Andrew Selby Aquaculture industry
James Hendra Revive Our Gulf
Harry Mikaere Iwi
Hamish Hey Yachting
Keith Woodley Environmental interests
Baz Weeber Environmental interests

 

Advisors

The Aquaculture Roundtable was also advised by experts including:

  • scientists from NIWA (the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research)
  • researchers from the Cawthron Institute
  • an advisor with matauranga Maori expertise

 

Technical Reports

Technical reports to the Aquaculture Roundtable are loaded below.

Document titleType
Technical Report 1 - Collation of Background Information  PDF [2MB]
Technical Report 2 - Synthesis of Issues and Options PDF [1MB]


Presentations

Advisor presentations to the Aquaculture Roundtable are loaded below.

MonthDocument titleAuthorType
February 2015 Aquaculture Roundtable handover Aquaculture Roundtable PDF [1MB]
November 2014 Brief Overview of Coromandel Marine Farming Zone Paul Creswell
Fisheries Advisor
Ministry for Primary Industries 
PDF [883KB]
  Allocation of Marine Space Graeme Silver
Senior Policy Advisor
Waikato Regional Council 
PDF [635KB]
October 2014 Benefits of Aquaculture in the Hauraki Gulf Gary Hooper
CEO
Aquaculture New Zealand
PDF [5MB]
  Impact of Aquaculture on recreational boating Hamish Hey
Regional Support Officer
Yachting New Zealand
PDF [1MB]
  Effects of Marine Farming on Landscape and Natural Character James Bentley
Principal Landscape Planner
Boffa Miskell
PDF [1MB]
September 2014 Effect of aquaculture in the Hauraki Gulf Dr Rich Ford
Ministry of Fisheries 
MPI
PDF [2MB]
  Management of marine farming Graeme Silver
Senior Policy Advisor
Waikato Regional Council 
PDF [2MB]
  Aquaculture Monitoring Hilke Giles
Team Leader Coast Lands and Wetlands
Waikato Regional Council 
PDF [3MB]
  Effects of Aquaculture - another perspective Barry Weeber
Marine Environmental Researcher
Environment and Conservation Organisations 
PDF [3MB]
  Revive our Gulf - Restoration of historical mussel beds

Dr Shane Kelly
Director
Coast and Catchments Ltd 

PDF [2MB]
August 2014 Iwi Maori Aquaculture in the Hauraki Gulf Laws Lawson
Chief Advisor
Te Ohu Kai Moana
PDF [1MB]
  Snapshot of Aquaculture in the Hauraki Gulf - Tikapa Moana Paul Creswell
Fisheries Advisor
Ministry for Primary Industries 
PDF [2MB]

Marine Farms in the Gulf Graeme Silver
Senior Policy Advisor
Waikato Regional Council 
PDF [2MB]

 

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