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We promote and support marine protection initiatives within, near and beyond New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
We meet the last Thursday of every month in Paihia and welcome new members.
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Bay of Islands Marine Reserve Proposals

In May 2014, Fish Forever released a community consultation document proposing two no-take marine reserves in the Bay of Islands. The proposal was well supported by the public - 1349 submissions were received, 81% were in favour of the proposal. 

Below you'll find the proposal, the submission report and all the supporting documentation that was prepared prior to its release.

BOI Marine Reserve Proposal

BOI Marine Reserve Proposal Community Consultation Document. By Fish Forever, 2014


Submission Report

Submissions Report on the BOI Marine Reserve Proposal Community Consultation Document. By Vince Kerr, Catherine Langford, and Dean Wright, 2014

community consult report


Boundary Design Analysis

Analysis of boundary design for two proposed Marine Reserves in the Eastern Bay of Islands: a report to Fish Forever. By Vince Kerr, 2014





Options for no-take marine reserves

Options for no-take marine protected areas in the eastern Bay of Islands: a discussion document. By John Booth, 2013

options j booth

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