YNZ Submissions

Yachting New Zealand provides a collective voice and lobbies central legislative bodies to protect members’ interests.

We focus on issues such as marine farming, sewerage discharges from boats, lifejacket legislation and other environmental, resource management and maritime safety issues.

Below are the most recent submissions made by Yachting New Zealand on behalf of its members:

Submission to the Marlborough Regional Council on the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan (September 2016)

Legal Submission for the Proposed Auckland Unity Plan Hearing (March 2015)

Submission to the ORC on the Southern Clams Ltd. applications for activities associated with aquaculture within Otago Harbour (March 2015)

Appeal on a decision made by  the Northland Regional Council on Westpac Mussels Distributors application for various resource consents  associated with a 125ha marine farm in Whangaroa Bay, Stephenson Island (February 2013)

Submission to the Waikato Regional Council proposed Navigation Safety Bylaws (February 2013)

Submission to the Northland Regional Council on the Whaingaroa Fisheries Company Limited application to establish a large marine farming operation in Whangaroa Harbour (November 2012)

Submission to the EPA (Environment Protect Authority) on the New Zealand King Salmon proposal to expand salmon farming in the Marlborough sounds. This includes eight new sites throughout the sounds (May 2012)

Submission to the Northland Regional Council on a 125ha Mussel Farm (Westpac Mussels Distributors Ltd.) inside Stephenson Is in Northland (November 2011)

Submission to the Tasman District Council on the Draft Able Tasman Foreshore Scenic Reserve Management Plan (August 2011)

Submission to the Department of Labour on the Health and Safety in Employment (Adventure Activities) Regulations 2011 (August 2011)

Submission to Select Committee on Aquaculture Legislation Amendment Bill (February 2011)

Submission to Aquaculture Ministerial Advisory Panel on the proposed aquaculture zone off the Coromandel Peninsula (February 2011) 

Submission to the International Sailing Federation regarding the Olympic Events Slate (May 2011)

Submission on MAF Biosecurity New Zealand consultation on biofouling control measures at the border (June 2010)

Submission on the Foreshore and Seabed Act Review (April 2010)