Have your say on an application to renew a permit by E-Ko New Zealand Limited. Submissions closed 31 July 2019.

E-Ko New Zealand Limited have applied for a renewal of a permit to operate commercial tours to view and swim with marine mammals by motorised vessel in the Marlborough Sounds.

The application includes a major amendment to change the southern boundary of the area of operation.

How to submit

Any submissions are to be on the amendment to area of operation only and should be sent to:

Department of Conservation
Christchurch Shared Services
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140

Attention: Bethan Parry


Submissions closed 31 July 2019.

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.

View the application

Application by E-Ko New Zealand Ltd (PDF, 380K)

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