CARP FARMING AT TAUPO

Here’s a copy of our letter to Hon Maggie Barry requesting that she DOES NOT approve the carp farm at Taupo….Maggie Barry Letter re Carp Farm

Read what Didymo Dave has to say about carp farming at Taupo HERE.

Golden Harvest Aquaculture applied, and have been given the go ahead for, a silver and grass carp farm at Taupo.  Anglers are very concerned of the risk of escapees and subsequent establishment of a breeding population in the Taupo/Waikato catchment.

Our press release is HERE

A TV3 interview with NZFFA executive member Alan Simmons is HERE

Whilst two members of the Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board have been consulted with by Golden Harvest Aquaculture, the Iwi has still not committed.  Read about it HERE

Latest media comments by Alan Simmons are HERE

More from Alan HERE

Problems with silver and grass carp (Americans collectively call these “asian carp” in the US is reported HERE