Fisheries New Zealand Consultation - Application to extend the Ōpihi Mātaitai Reserve, Canterbury

Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua has applied to extend the Ōpihi Mātaitai Reserve to include the streams, creeks, and bodies of water that adjoin the southwest corner of the Ōpihi Mātaitai Reserve, Canterbury.

Fisheries New Zealand and Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua will hold a public meeting on the application and invite submissions on the proposal from the local community.

The closing date for submissions is 5 PM on Monday 19th July 2021.

For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.

Please note: After the local community consultation period has closed, Fisheries New Zealand will hold a second consultation. The second consultation will invite submissions from persons who take fish, aquatic life or seaweed, or own quota, and whose ability to take such fish, aquatic life or seaweed, or whose ownership interest in quota may be affected by the proposed mātaitai reserve.