Pursuant to section 5(5) of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, and to a delegation from the Minister of Conservation, the Operations Manager, Motueka, notifies that he has received a permit application from Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology to view marine mammals for educational purposes.
A copy of the application can be obtained from the Department of Conservation, Christchurch Shared Services, Private Bag 4715, Christchurch 8140, or online at
Any person wishing to make a submission on this application can do so by writing to the Operations Manager, Motueka, c/o Bethan Parry, Christchurch Shared Services, Private Bag 4715, Christchurch 8140, within 28 days after publication of this notice.
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.
Dated at Motueka this 7th day of May 2016.
MARK TOWNSEND, Operations Manager, Motueka.