Fisheries New Zealand consultation - Review of management settings in the East Otago Taiāpure

Fisheries New Zealand is consulting on the following package of fisheries regulation changes recommended to the Minister of Fisheries by the East Otago Taiāpure Committee:

  • temporary closure to recreational pāua fishing
  • closure to commercial pāua fishing
  • prohibiting harvesting of 7 species of kelp
  • prohibiting the use of set-nets
  • prohibiting filleting of fish at sea.

The consultation runs from 26 October to 7 December 2018.

For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.