Fisheries NZ Consultation - Second Notice of Applications for 5 Mātaitai Reserves Along the West Coast of the South Island

Fisheries New Zealand seeks feedback on 5 applications for mātaitai reserves along the West Coast of the South Island from persons having a fishing interest in the stock or stocks in the proposed mātaitai reserve areas

  • Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio have applied for mātaitai reserves at:
    • Paringa
    • Popotai Taumaka (Open Bay Islands)
    • Ōkahu (Jackson Bay)
    • Tauneke (Barn Islands).
  • Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae have jointly applied for a mātaitai reserve at Mikonui (Ross).

This is the second consultation for these applications. Fisheries New Zealand previously consulted with the local community on the applications.

The consultation closes on 5 PM on Monday the 30th of May 2022. 

For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.