Post by Kiwi Frontline on May 11, 2019 17:19:29 GMT 12
IWI WANT LAW CHANGE TO COMMERCIALLY FARM TROUT
Central North Island iwi are calling for a law change to commercially farm trout. Aotearoa is the only country in the world where it is illegal to buy or sell the fish and an iwi leader says the outdated law is locking them out of a lucrative business.
Tuwharetoa traded trout in the early 1900s but in 2019 it is illegal to commercially farm the fish.
Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust Manager Tiwana Tibble says, "It's crazy that New Zealand is the only place in the world that hasn't yet got to the level where you can farm trout."....