Extinct Species Trade Regulations DRAFT submission

Date published:
26 Aug 2020 - 29 Sep 2020
Author:
Museums Aotearoa

New proposed regulations under the Wildlife Act 1953 will prohibit – with some exemptions – the sale and purchase of bones, eggs, and other remains of extinct native species. Visit the DoC website for the discussion document and submission details. Submissions are due on 28 September 2020.


This draft museum/research sector base submission has been prepared by Colin Miskelly in consultation with interested experts from across the sector to assist institutions and individuals with making their own submissions.

Museums Aotearoa will also make a submission on behalf of members. Comments are invited to MA by 20 September to inform our submission.

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