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OMV New Zealand Ltd is seeking a marine consent to complete its Maari field drilling programme in the South Taranaki Bight.
Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd is seeking marine consent for its phosphate mining project on the Chatham Rise.
Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd is proposing to undertake an iron sand mining project in the South Taranaki Bight. Read more about the application.
Read about applications for restricted activities within the EEZ.
Read about activities that are currently permitted to occur in the the EEZ.
About the EEZ Act, types of activity it controls, permitted activities, the EPA's role, other marine management regimes in the EEZ.
Learn how government agencies and regional councils manage oil, gas and mineral exploration and production in NZ waters.
Marine consents, permitted activities and transitional provisions. Existing Māori and other interests. Other legislation and agencies.
Rules for operating in the EEZ, permitted activities, marine consent, transitional provisions, EPA contact details.
Any person can make a written submission on a publicly notified application for a marine consent.
Upcoming EEZ events and activities.