The Coffs Coast will feature on Channel Seven’s popular lifestyle television show Better Homes and Gardens later this month.
The feature comes as part of a NSW Government initiative to promote regional NSW’s top tourism destinations.
The show’s cooking presenter ‘Fast Ed’ travelled to Coffs Harbour earlier this year to film a number of segments to profile our beautiful coastline and booming fishing industry.
The three segments showcase Ed fishing with the locals at dawn, returning to the iconic Coffs Harbour Fishermen’s Co-operative on the wharf where he picked up some local Parrot Fish to later cook.
Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the filming opportunity was secured by the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.
“The NSW Government is committed to growing tourism in rural and regional communities, and as the Member for Coffs Harbour one of my key priorities is ensuring this region reaps the benefits of the Government’s record investment in the industry,” Mr Fraser said.
Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said the initiative is part of the NSW Government’s strategy to double overnight visitor expenditure in NSW by 2020.
“Securing media coverage, including segments on popular TV shows like Better Homes and Gardens, helps to promote our State’s leading coastal experiences to a wide audience, and inspires people to look to NSW when planning their next holiday”, Mr Marshall said.
Being located off the edge of the continental shelf, it means that the Coffs Coast offers some of the best fishing in the State.
The episode will air on Friday 27 April 2018 on the Seven Network.