Have your say on an application by Joe'l Komene to hold marine mammal bone and teeth for the purpose of carving. Submissions close 30 May 2018.

Pursuant to section 5 (5) of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, and to a delegation from the Minister of Conservation, the Operations Manager, Tauranga, Department of Conservation notifies that he has received a permit application from Joe’l Komene to hold marine mammal bone and teeth for the purpose of carving. 

How to submit

Submissions on the application should be sent to:

Operations Manager, Tauranga
Department of Conservation
Christchurch Shared Services
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140

Attention: Bethan Parry


Submissions will be accepted up to and including 30 May 2018. 

Submissions are part of a statutory process and may be commented on by the applicant.

Unless a person making a submission states to the contrary in the submission, that person will be deemed to give his/her consent to the release under the Official Information Act 1982 of all the information in the submission.

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Application from Joe'l Komene (PDF, 159K)

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