31 January 2023 – Consultation on proposed pāua sustainability measures extended
Fisheries New Zealand has extended the consultation period for the review of sustainability measures for pāua (PAU 2) for 2023/24. Submissions for the review of PAU 2 close at 5pm Friday 24 March 2023.
This extension only applies to the review of sustainability measures for PAU 2, which has a 1 October 2023 fishing year. Consultation for the remaining stocks will still close at 5pm 8 February 2023.
The consultation for PAU 2 is on a separate web page.
10 January 2023 – Proposed rock lobster sustainability measures released
Fisheries New Zealand now welcomes feedback on proposed sustainability measures for Northland rock lobster (CRA 1) for the 1 April 2023 fishing year.
A summary of the proposal is provided in the summary table
Full details are provided in the rock lobster consultation document.
This review of Northland rock lobster follows a 2022 High Court judgment on catch limit decisions made for the stock in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 fishing years.