The scallop gathering is almost here so people can eat it in time for the Whitianga Scallop Festival is on 14 September.

Seafood NZ said the month of September is ideal time when scall0ps are fattest and it is the best food this season with heaps of vitamins in this seafood nutritious for people and tastings its sweetness.

Kei te haramai te kaupeka e kohi ana i nga tipa hei kai ma te tangata, kei Whitianga te Tipa Ahurei e whakarite ana a te tekau ma wha o te marama o Mahuru.  Hei nga korero a Seafood NZ he marama te Mahuru e momona rawa ana nga tipa otira ko ia te tino kaimoana hei tenei kaupeka tau, hoi ano ina ke te ranuranu kei roto i tenei mataitai hei orange mo te tangata e kai ana i ona rekanga.  Otira nga korero tonu a Seafood NZ me kai i te tipa kia poto te wa e tunu ana ara tona ahua ka mai i te marama mena kua tika te tunu i tenei kaimoana e noho ana i nga wahi paruparu me nga oneone i nga takutai o Aotearoa.