of Fishing Regulations
the Ministry of Fisheries
of Fisheries is currently undertaking a review of some aspects of
the Fishing Regulations. MFish have released an Initial Position
Paper (IPP) which covers the following proposals of particular interest
to non-commercial fishers:
- A review of stalling of set nets in the Kaipara Harbour; and
- Review of the west coast scallop season; and
- Review of surf clam dredge size.
The IPP that includes
the proposals for these regulations was released on 29th June 2007.
Submissions on the proposals
can be sent to:
Amateur Fishing Regulations
Ministry of Fisheries
PO Box 1020
The deadline for submissions
closed on 24 August 2007.
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|Ministers Decision 2007
is now prohibited in the Kaipara Harbour. The west coast North
Island scallop season now aligns with the northern east coast
option4 submission made on behalf of
non-commercial fishers in the Fisheries Management Area 9
(FMA9). Preferred option is to align the season with the east
coast, second option was the status quo.
of Issues - option4
document summarising the major issues in relation to FMA9
scallops, for consideration by non-commercial fishers prior
to the submission deadline.
2 Aug 07
summary of issues regarding the stalling of set nets in the
2 Aug 07
|Initial Position Paper
Initial Position Paper (IPP) from the Ministry of Fisheries
including the regulation review of permitting the stalling
of set nets in the Kaipara Harbour, a review of the North
Island west coast scallop season and the review of the surf
clam dredge size.
29 Jun 07
|Details of the 2006
regulatory review process including background information and
submissions are available here » » »
|Full details, the option4
submission and background information on the regulation review
process held in 2005.
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to the option4 team.
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