14 January 2020
Source:New Zealand Government
The proposals aim to:
- Standardise the rules for whitebaiting across New Zealand, including the timing of the fishing season and establishing upstream limits on whitebait fishing to ensure healthy whitebait stocks. (Many of these proposed changes are based on the more comprehensive controls on whitebaiting which currently apply on the South Island’s West Coast).
- Create refuges in some waterways or reaches of waterways (where whitebait fishing is excluded) to provide safe havens for the native fish species in the whitebait catch to help improve their populations.
- Increase the equity of whitebait catching opportunities.
- Phase out the export of whitebait. ...
Submissions close 2 March 2020.
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