The Blue Economy – An Ocean of Opportunity for Thames Coromandel

As Waikato Regional Council representative on the Hauraki Gulf Forum, I had the privilege of being briefed on the exciting new opportunities for seaweed aquaculture on the Coromandel Peninsula.  This “blue economy” has the potential to improve water quality, revitalise our waterways, improve our on-land farming systems. and create hundreds of local jobs.

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