Aquaculture offers New Zealand a tremendous opportunity to create more regional jobs, support associated industries and inject much needed export earnings into local communities - all through the sustainable production of premium seafood.
The name Pooley has been synonymous with mussel farming in Elaine Bay for over 30 years. But these days it’s Simon Pooley who has taken over the reins, from father and
industry pioneer Rob Pooley, to manage the family’s farms.
Collaboration breeding success
The Cawthron Aquaculture Park gives industry access to world-class research facilities and specialist scientific expertise.
In the two-and-a-half years since Cawthron officially opened its purpose-built centre as a shared facility for aquaculture research, both commercial development and educational programmes for aquaculture have flourished.
International delicacy proudly grown in your back yard
Naturally perfect, nurtured to perfection – New Zealand oyster farmers have begun serving up perfectly conditioned Pacific oysters for local seafood lovers.