Maunganui Bay is closed under section 186A of the Fisheries Act 1996 in respect of any species of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed, except for kina, for 2 years until 13th October 2020
(1) No person may take any species of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed, with the exception of kina, from Maunganui Bay while this notice is in force.
(2) In this clause,—
Kina means a shellfish of the species Evechinus chloroticus (also known as the sea egg) and includes the shellfish of the species Centrostephanus rodgersii (also known as the purple urchin)
Maunganui Bay means all that area of New Zealand fisheries waters enclosed by a line—
(a) commencing at Kariparipa Point (at 35°11.350′S and 174°17.550′E);
(b) proceeding in a straight line due west to a point at 35°11.350′S and
(c) proceeding in a straight line in a south-westerly direction to a point off
the western side of Motuwheteke Island (at 35°12.010′S and
(d) proceeding in a straight line in a south-south-easterly direction to a point
at 35°12.265′S and 174°17.310′E; then
(e) proceeding in a straight line due east to the mean high-water mark; then
(f) proceeding along the mean high-water mark to the point of commencement.