Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke (Rāpaki) Rūnanga has applied to extend the Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō Mātaitai Reserve.
Fisheries New Zealand seeks feedback from people who take fish, aquatic life, or seaweed or own quota, and whose ability to take fish, aquatic life, or seaweed or whose ownership interest in quota may be affected by the proposed mātaitai reserve.
This is the second consultation for this application. Fisheries New Zealand previously consulted with the local community on the application.
The consultation closes on 5 PM on Monday the 27th of June 2022.
For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.
MPI Consultation Document - Map of the proposed Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō mātaitai extension
MPI Consultation Document - Application to extend the Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō Mātaitai Reserve