Te Kupenga o Ngati Kuta and Patukeha ki Te Rawhiti have requested a further temporary closure to the take of all fisheries resources, except kina, from Maunganui Bay, Bay of Islands. The request is for a 2-year closure.
Fisheries New Zealand invites written submissions in response to the request from people who have an interest in the species concerned or in the effects of fishing in the area concerned.
The closing date for submissions is 5 PM on Monday 5th September 2022.
For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.
MPI Consultation Document - Map of the proposed Maunganui Bay temporary closure
MPI Consultation Document - Closure Request