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Call for submissions on the Marine and
Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill

23 September 2010

This page has preliminary information about how to make a submission on the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill - a copy of the Maori Affairs Committee media release announcing the process is available here. The deadline for submissions is Friday, 19 November 2010.

We are interested in hearing your views on the Bill, so please consider sending a copy of your submission by email to Peace Movement Aotearoa or by post to us at PO Box 9314, Wellington 6141 - please indicate when you send it if it is for our files only or if you are happy to have your submission available online for others to read. If you are agreeable to that, your submission will be uploaded to the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill page. Thank you

  • Submissions on the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill
  • Public submissions are now being invited on the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill. The committee intends to travel widely to hear submissions on the bill, to locations including Invercargill, Christchurch, Blenheim, Wellington, Bay of Plenty, Hamilton, Auckland and Whangarei.

    The closing date for submissions is Friday, 19 November 2010

    This bill repeals the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004.

    The html version of the Bill is available here, the pdf version is available here, and the Bill digest is available here.

    Print copies can be obtained, or ordered online, from Bennetts Government Bookshops.

    The committee requires 2 copies of each submission if made in writing. Those wishing to include any information of a private or personal nature in a submission should first discuss this with the clerk of the committee, as submissions are usually released to the public by the committee. Those wishing to appear before the committee to speak to their submissions should state this clearly and provide a daytime telephone contact number. To assist with administration please supply your postcode and an email address if you have one.

    Contact details for the Committee are available on this web page - there is also a link (at the bottom of the page) where you can make an online submission.

    Further guidance on making a submission is in the Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee guide.

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