Sea Change Tai Timu Tai Pari back on track

A Ministerial Advisory Committee will be established early next year to assist with the implementation of the Sea Change Tai Timu Tai Pari marine spatial plan.

EDS Policy Director Raewyn Peart says “It’s great to see the government now showing leadership in progressing implementation of the plan which aims at restoration of the badly diminished Hauraki Gulf.”

“Many people including local iwi, fishers and environmental groups put an enormous effort into developing the plan so it’s fitting that these efforts are now being recognised.”

“Since the plan was completed two years ago the ecological health of the Hauraki Gulf has continued to decline. Fish stocks are suffering.”

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