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Kaikōura (Te Tai–o-Marokura) Marine Management Bill

21 March 2014

Media release – Select Committee Office

Kaikōura (Te Tai–o-Marokura) Marine Management Bill

Public submissions are being invited on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Thursday, 17 April 2014.

The aim of the bill is to put in place management measures for the coast and sea around Kaikōura (Te Tai-o-Marokura) including a marine reserve, whale and New Zealand fur seal sanctuaries, five customary fisheries areas, an advisory committee, and fishing regulations specific to the area.

A copy of the bill can be purchased at any Bennetts Government Bookshop or viewed online at www.legislation.govt.nz Submissions should be forwarded by the due date, either online using our website (www.parliament.nz) or in writing to the address below. If a submitter wishes to appear before the committee, they need to state this clearly and provide a name, daytime phone number and email address. Submissions generally become public and are published on our website. For further guidance on making a submission, read our publication Making a submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee on our website or contact us at 04 817 9520.

Address for correspondence: Local Government and Environment Committee, Parliament Buildings, WELLINGTON 6160.

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