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Approval of Port Nelson as a Place of First Arrival (Notice No. MPI 961)

Section 37 of the Biosecurity Act 1993

Pursuant to section 37(1) of the Biosecurity Act 1993, notice is given that Port Nelson, located at port of Nelson, Vickerman Street, Port Nelson, Nelson 7040 and operated by Port Nelson Limited, is approved as a place of first arrival as of 4 February 2019 subject to the limitations specified:


Port Nelson is able to receive the following craft:

  • Bulk Cargo
  • Container
  • General Cargo
  • Naval/Military
  • Other Craft (Dredge, Fishing, Project and rigs)
  • Passenger
  • Tankers

that are able to discharge the following cargo types:

  • Bulk cargo
  • Bulk liquid
  • Containers
  • General cargo
  • Passengers (civilian and military), Crew and baggage
  • Vehicles and machinery

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.

All former approvals in relation to Port Nelson Limited are revoked.

Dated at Wellington this 4th day of February 2019.

BRYAN WILSON, Deputy Director-General Regulation and Assurance, Ministry for Primary Industries, (acting under delegated authority for the Director General).