• Fisheries New Zealand isseeking feedback on a request from Ngāti Hei for a temporary fishery closure in East Coromandel to prohibit the harvest of tipa (scallops).The temporary fishery closure has … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on a request for 3 temporary fishery closures in the Hauraki Gulf. The request is for areas at:Waiheke IslandUmupuia BeachTe Mātā and WaipatukahuThe … more

  • Below is a summary by fishstock of the catch limits, total catch and deemed values for the April 2023/2024 fishing year.The Unfished ACE column is the amount of ACE that could have been used to … more

  • The Department of Conservation (DOC) is seekingfeedbackon the annual plan that contains research proposals that will be subject to cost recovery from the commercial fishing industry.The Conservation … more

  • The Patuharakeke Te Iwi Trust Board, on behalf of the Patuharakeke hapū, has requested a further 2-year temporary closure to the harvest of all shellfish from Mair Bank and Marsden Bank, Marsden … more

  • A Bill has been read in Parliament to strengthen New Zealand's ability to combat illegal fishing outside its domestic waters and beef up regulation for its own commercial fishers in international … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedbackon proposals to change the recreational daily bag limits for kina (Evechinus chloroticusand Centrostephanus rodgersii) in fisheries management area 1 (FMA 1). … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedbackon a proposal to introduce a new special permit purpose under section 97 of the Fisheries Act 1996.The special permit purpose would enable the removal of sea … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on an applicationfor a mātaitai reserve (Te Mātaitai ō Te Hikutū) in the southern part of the Hokianga Harbour, Northland fromNgā tāngata kaitiaki ō Te Hikutū … more

  • Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on 2 proposed measures to help address kina barrens and rebalance local ecosystems.The proposals include a new special permit for targeted culling, harvest, … more