The new ship for Whakatohea Mussels

Whakatohea Mussels new ship -- the Kukutai has officially been launched, and is making its way to Opotiki.

 

The 24-metre working vessel is designed by the company which built the victorious 1995 America's Cup boat "Black Magic".

 

Chief Executive Peter Vitasovich says it'll dock in Opotiki mid November.

Michelle Keighley