MPI has received a request from the Patuharakeke Te Iwi Trust Board for a two-year temporary closure at Mair Bank and Marsden Bank (Marsden Point) to the take of all shellfish.
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Amendment to the regulation to allow the commercial harvest of cockles to continue in 2 parts of Otago Harbour
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reviewing whether to amend a regulation to allow the commercial harvest of cockles to continue in 2 parts of Otago Harbour.
MPI is reviewing whether the minimum commercial blue cod pot mesh size in the BCO5 area (Southland including Fiordland, and Stewart, Campbell and Antipodes islands) should be increased from 48mm to 54mm.
MPI is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the sustainability measures for 3 rock lobster stocks.
Operational Plan to manage the incidental capture of New Zealand sea lions in the southern squid trawl fishery (SQU 6T) for 2016-17
MPI invites comment to extend for another year the Operational Plan.
The Future of our Fisheries programme is being developed to ensure New Zealand has sustainable, shared fisheries now and in the future. We want your feedback on the proposals we've developed, which include regulation changes.
MPI is seeking feedback on the proposal that line weighting should become a mandatory requirement to further mitigate the risk to seabirds posed by the surface longline fishery.
The Ministry for Primary Industries wants your feedback on how the CRA3 rock lobster fishery is performing.
Your feedback is sought before an official consultation document is released later this year.
The Department of Conservation and the Ministry for Primary Industries are seeking public comment on the draft New Zealand sea lion/rāpoka Threat Management Plan.