Farming fresh water crayfish in Southland forests

Southern Crawlies: A marine scientist farms fresh-water koura (crayfish) in forestry ponds across the south, giving a new lease of life to an ancient species and creating a new market for the restaurant delicacy.

Check out this Country Calendar episode which aired in May 2018. It profiles John Hollows, Ernslaw One and his work in setting up the fledging business of Koura or fresh water crayfish farming using ponds in the company’s lower South Island forests.

Source: Hyundai Country Calendar, TVNZ