A new Marine Protected Areas Act: Consultation document

Publication date: 
January 2016
Publication reference number: 
ME 1224

This consultation document sets out the Government’s proposal for a new approach to marine protection in New Zealand. If agreed the policy recommendations would form a new Marine Protected Areas Act. This new act would replace the Marine Reserves Act 1971.

Public consultation was held from 12 January to 11 March on the proposal. The submission period has closed.