MPI Consultation - Proposed temporary fishing closure at Mair Bank and Marsden Bank, Whangarei

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 186A of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has received a request from The Patuharakeke Te Iwi Trust Board for a 2-year temporary closure to the take of all shellfish at Mair Bank and Marsden Bank, Whangarei.

Written submissions in response to this request are invited from persons who have an interest in the species concerned or in the effects of fishing in the area.

Submissions close 27th February 2017.

For more information, or to make a submission, click here