Update 7 March 2018: Final report released: two options to protect areas of ocean off the east coast of the South Island will be considered. Media release and report.
The proposed marine protected areas are located along the south-east coast of the South Island from Timaru to Waipapa Point.
View consultation information on the forum website. On 10 July 2017 the forum released the 2803 submissions received through its consultation process in late 2016.