Waikawa Fishing Company is a sustainable Maori seafood company based in Picton, the main port of New Zealand’s
beautiful Marlborough Sounds.
Brothers Geoff and Steve Connor bought a small boat in 1981 and went fishing. They had a vision and salt in their
veins. With their supportive wives Liz and Christine, the Waikawa Fishing Company has gone from strength to strength.
Today three vessels and 20 crew catch and deliver 3000 tonnes of wetfish, crayfish and scampi for NZ and export
Waikawa Fishing Company is proudly committed to quality products, innovation and sustainability.
He kai moana kei aku ringa
* Said by a person who can use his basic abilities and resources to create success.
Zealand magazine -
Scampi a Winner for Waikawa
Marlborough Express story on scampi exports
Maori Television featured innovative approach in a half hour documentary
Waikawa Fishing Company and Cawthron Institute are at the centre of a six year $7.8m trial to turn scampi
into the next major aquaculture export