Have your say on an application by Empire Capital Limited to take under the Marine Mammals Protection Act. Submissions closed 21 November 2019.

Pursuant to section 5 (5) of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, and to a delegation from the Minister of Conservation, the Operations Manager, Auckland, Department of Conservation notifies that she has received a permit application from Empire Capital Limited to 'take' marine mammals (as defined under the Marine Mammals Protection Act) for the purpose of management of seals in and around its marinas.

Application details

Applicant: Empire Capital Limited

Application document: Application form (PDF, 54K)

How to make a submission

Submission closed 21 November.

Any person wishing to make a submission on this application can do so by writing to:

Operations Manager, Auckland, Department of Conservation
C/- Bethan Parry, Christchurch Shared Services Unit
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140


Submissions closed 5 pm Thursday 21 November 2019

Once submitted, submitters' information is subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and may be released under that Act. If you wish to keep any part of your submission confidential, state this in writing when making your submission.

Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of their submission, must request an opportunity to appear before the Director-General within that submission.

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