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Approval of the Vessel Works Marine Precinct as a Place of First Arrival (Notice No. MPI 979)

Pursuant to section 37 of the Biosecurity Act 1993, notice is given that Vessel Works Marine Precinct, located at 6 Den Place, Sulphur Point, Tauranga, and operated by Tauranga City Council (trading as Vessel Works) is approved as a place of first arrival as of 11 March 2019 subject to the limitations specified:


Vessel Works Marine Precinct is able to receive the following craft:

  • Military
  • Other Craft (Dredge, Fishing, Project)
  • Passenger
  • Recreational Craft
  • Super Yachts (over 24 metres and crewed by a professional crew)

that are able to discharge the following cargo types:

  • Non-fare paying Passengers (Civilian and Military), Crew and Baggage

A copy of the written notice of approval may be inspected or obtained at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Charles Fergusson Building, 34–38 Bowen Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011.

Dated at Wellington this 15th day of March 2019.

PETER THOMSON, Director Plants and Pathways, Regulation and Assurance, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority for the Director General).