The EPA recommended to the Minister of Conservation (the Minister) that the NZ King Salmon proposal is nationally significant and should be considered by a board of inquiry. On 3 November 2011, the Minister referred the matters to a board of inquiry.
The EPA's recommendation to the Minister of Conservation on the NZ King Salmon proposal (pdf, 6.1 mb)
The EPA publicly notified the Minister’s Direction on 31 March 2012.
Download the public notice of 31 March 2012