Maunganui Bay Temporary Closure

Date: 31/12/2010

The community imposed Rahui (closure) that’s has been in place since March 2009 has been upgraded. Northland Dive would like to thank those who supported this initiative. Pursuant to section 186a of the fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture has agreed to close Maunganui Bay to the take of all species of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed, with the exception of kina, for a period of two years from 1 December 2010 to 30 November 2012. A copy of Fisheries (Maunganui Bay Temporary Closure) Notice 2010 is available on line at

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