Application for a permit by South Canterbury Museum
IntroductionHave your say on an application by South Canterbury Museum to take and hold marine mammal remains for use in public exhibition, research, and education programmes. Submissions closed 21 October 2022.
Pursuant to section 5 (5) of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, and to a delegation from the Minister of Conservation, the Operations Manager, Geraldine, Department of Conservation notifies that they have received a permit application from South Canterbury Museum to take and hold marine mammal remains for public exhibition, research, and education purposes.
A permit under the Act is required to authorise activity outside of Part 3 of the Marine Mammal Protection Regulations.
Applicant: South Canterbury Museum
Location of proposed activity: Geraldine
Permission type: Marine mammal permit
Summary of proposal: The application is for a new permit to take and hold marine mammal remains for public exhibition, research, and education purposes.
Application document: South Canterbury permit application (PDF, 200K)
How to make a submission
Any person or organisation may make a submission in writing to the Director-General on the proposal.
Submissions close 11:59 pm Friday 21 October 2022.
Send us your submission
Send your submission by email or post. You'll get a confirmation email or letter when a submission has been received.
Subject line: Submission on South Canterbury Museum permit application
Department of Conservation
Christchurch Shared Services
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch Mail Centre
Attention: Roseanna Spiers, Permissions Advisor
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.
What happens next
After submissions close:
- DOC will analyse and consider all submissions and comments on the submissions.
- DOC will make a recommendation to the Minister of Conservation.
- The Minister of Conservation will make a decision on the application.
No details at this point. Details, such as submissions and the decision outcome, will be added when they are available.
If you have a question about the application or the submission process you can contact Roseanna Spiers, Permissions Advisor. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.