Show your support for the scallop rāhui

Scallop Diving

11 April 2021 // Updated 7 March 2023

Te Taiao / Environment


Have your say on a proposal to temporarily close the eastern Coromandel coast to the harvest of scallops.

Ngāti Hei Trust have requested a temporary closure to scallop fishery in the area for two years to allow time for stocks in the area to replenish and regenerate.

Email your submission to [email protected] by 5pm, Monday 17 May 2021. To find out more, and have your say, visit the MPI website page using this link:

Ngāti Hei rāhui
Ngāti Hei have requested a rāhui extending approx. 12NM from shore across the eastern Coromandel for all scallop harvesting.

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