Fisheries New Zealand and the Department of Conservation have reviewed the National Plan of Action – Sharks (NPOA –Sharks) 2013 and seek your feedback on the revised plan: National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks 2022 (NPOA – Sharks 2022)
New Zealand issued its first NPOA – Sharks in 2008, with a second iteration issued in 2013. The draft NPOA – Sharks 2022 builds on previous iterations.
The consultation closes at 5 PM on the 13th of September 2022.
For more information see the Fisheries New Zealand website.
Consultation Document - Review of the National Plan of Action – Sharks 2013
Consultation Document - Questions and Answers for the draft NPOA – Sharks 2022
MPI Media Release - Feedback sought on action plan to protect sharks