Ngāti Tamaterā Treaty Settlement Trust, on behalf of Ngāti Tamaterā, has requested a further temporary closure to the harvest of pipi, cockles, mussels and oysters, from Te Mata and Waipatukahu, west Coromandel. 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 20th June 2022.
For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.
MPI Consultation Document - Map of the proposed Te Mata and Waipatukahu temporary closure
MPI Consultation Document - Closure Request