Kōrero: Canterbury region

Akaroa Salmon

In the 1980s Tom and Duncan Bates set up their salmon farming operation, Akaroa Salmon, in Akaroa Harbour. This produces about 150 tonnes of fish for the domestic market each year. Akaroa Salmon has a retail outlet at its Christchurch factory.

Listen to some of the challenges of running the business.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/10332/akaroa-salmon (accessed 25 November 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015