2 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

activity includes a trade, business, or occupation

aircraft has the same meaning as in the Civil Aviation Act 1990

amend, in relation to any conservation management strategy, conservation management plan, freshwater fisheries management plan, or sports fish and game management plan, means any change that does not affect the objectives of the strategy or plan

Anglers Notice means a notice published in the Gazette by a Fish and Game Council under section 26R

animal means any member of the animal kingdom other than a human being

animal product means any part of any animal, or any dead animal or part of any dead animal; and includes the nest, excrement, secretion, semen, egg, or foetus, of any animal or dead animal

aquatic life means any species of plant or animal life (except birds) that must, at any time of the life history of the species, inhabit freshwater; and includes any part of any such plant or animal

bed means—

(a)

in relation to any river, the space of land which the waters of the river cover at its fullest flow without overtopping the banks; and

(b)

in relation to a lake, the space of land which the waters of the lake cover at its highest level without exceeding its physical margin

certified aerodrome means an aerodrome licensed under the Civil Aviation Regulations 1953 or certificated under rules made under the Civil Aviation Act 1990

common marine and coastal area has the meaning given in section 9(1) of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

companion dog means a dog certified by the Top Dog Companion Trust as being a companion dog or a dog under training as a companion dog

concession or concession document

(a)

means—

(i)

a lease; or

(ii)

a licence; or

(iii)

a permit; or

(iv)

an easement—

granted under Part 3B; and

(b)

includes any activity authorised by the concession document

concessionaire means a person who is—

(a)

a lessee; or

(b)

a licensee; or

(c)

a permit holder; or

(d)

the grantee of an easement—

under Part 3B

conservation means the preservation and protection of natural and historic resources for the purpose of maintaining their intrinsic values, providing for their appreciation and recreational enjoyment by the public, and safeguarding the options of future generations

conservation area means any land or foreshore that is—

(a)

land or foreshore for the time being held under this Act for conservation purposes; or

(b)

land in respect of which an interest is held under this Act for conservation purposes

Conservation Board or Board means a Conservation Board established under section 6L

conservation management plan means a conservation management plan approved under section 14E of the Wildlife Act 1953, section 8 of the Marine Reserves Act 1971, section 40B of the Reserves Act 1977, section 3D of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, or section 17G of this Act

conservation management strategy means a conservation management strategy approved under section 17F

contaminant has the same meaning as it has in the Resource Management Act 1991

controlled dog area means any area declared, by notice published in the Gazette under section 26ZS, to be a controlled dog area

Crown land has the same meaning as in the Land Act 1948

customary marine title area has the meaning given in section 9(1) of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

day means a period of 24 hours beginning at midnight and ending with the following midnight

Department means the Department of Conservation

Deputy Director-General means a Deputy Director-General of Conservation

Director means the manager of the New Zealand Fish and Game Council

Director-General means the Director-General of Conservation

effect has the same meaning as it has in the Resource Management Act 1991

Fish and Game Council means a Fish and Game Council established under section 26P

fish and game ranger means a fish and game ranger appointed pursuant to section 26FA or deemed to be appointed under that section

fishery means 1 or more stocks or parts of stocks or 1 or more species of freshwater fish or aquatic life that can be treated as a unit for the purposes of conservation or management

fishery officer means any officer specified as such in section 76 of the Fisheries Act 1983

fishing

(a)

means the catching, taking, or harvesting of freshwater fish; and

(b)

includes—

(i)

any other activity that may reasonably be expected to result in the catching, taking, or harvesting of freshwater fish:

(ii)

any attempt to catch, take, or harvest freshwater fish:

(iii)

any operation in support of, or in preparation for, any activity described in this definition

foreshore means such parts of the bed, shore, or banks of a tidal water as are covered and uncovered by the flow and ebb of the tide at mean spring tides

former Act means the Land Act 1948 or the Forests Act 1949; and includes any enactment repealed by a former Act

freshwater means—

(a)

all waters of rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, lagoons, wetlands, impoundments, canals, channels, watercourses, or other bodies of water whether naturally occurring or artificially made:

(b)

all waters of estuaries or coastal lagoons:

(c)

all other fresh or estuarine waters where freshwater fish indigenous to or introduced into New Zealand are found:

(d)

all waters in the mouth of every river or stream, and the mouth of every river and stream shall be deemed to include every outlet thereof and the seashore between those outlets and the waters of the sea or lying within a distance of 500 metres from any place where at low tide the waters of a river or stream meet the waters of the sea

freshwater fish includes all species of finfish of the Classes Agnatha and Osteichthyes, and all shellfish of the Classes Mollusca and Crustacea, that must, at any time in the life history of the species, inhabit fresh water; and includes any part thereof and such finfish and shellfish that seasonally migrate into or out of freshwater

freshwater fisheries management plan means a freshwater fisheries management plan approved under section 17K

game has the same meaning as in the Wildlife Act 1953

game bird habitat stamp means a stamp in a form approved under section 19A of the Wildlife Act 1953

game hunting guide has the same meaning as in the Wildlife Act 1953

guide dog means a dog certified by the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind as being a guide dog or a dog under training as a guide dog

historic resource means a historic place within the meaning of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014; and includes any interest in a historic resource

hunting weapon means a weapon within the meaning of the Trespass Act 1980

indigenous fish means any freshwater fish that is indigenous to New Zealand

interest, in relation to any land, includes an estate in, and a right over or in respect of, the land; but does not include any right under or in respect of any covenant registered against land

lake means a body of fresh water whose bed has an area of 8 hectares or more and which is entirely or nearly surrounded by land

lease

(a)

means—

(i)

a grant of an interest in land that—

(A)

gives exclusive possession of the land; and

(B)

makes provision for any activity on the land that the lessee is permitted to carry out:

(ii)

any document purporting to be a lease (whether or not the document gives the lessee exclusive possession of the land concerned) and issued under any former Act:

(iii)

any document purporting to be a lease (whether or not the document gives the lessee exclusive possession of the land concerned) and purporting to be issued under this Act before the commencement of section 2(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996; but

(b)

does not include a licence referred to in paragraph (b)(ii) of the definition of the term licence;—

and lessee has a corresponding meaning

licence

(a)

means—

(i)

a profit à prendre or any other grant that gives a non-exclusive interest in land; or

(ii)

a grant that makes provision for any activity on the land that the licensee is permitted to carry out; and

(b)

includes—

(i)

any document purporting to be a licence (whether or not the licence gives an interest, or makes any provision, referred to in paragraph (a)) and issued under any former Act; and

(ii)

any document purporting to be a licence and purporting to grant an exclusive interest in land, and issued under any former Act or issued under this Act before the commencement of section 2(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996; and

(iii)

any document purporting to be a licence (whether or not the licence gives an interest, or makes any provision, referred to in paragraph (a)) and issued under this Act before the commencement of the said section 2(2);—

and licensee has a corresponding meaning

livestock means any ass, cattle, or other browsing animal (not being a deer or goat or a marine mammal, fish, or shellfish), horse, mule, sheep, or swine, of whatever age or sex and whether or not neutered; and includes any animal, of whatever age or sex and whether or not neutered, of a class declared to be livestock for the purposes of this Act by the Governor-General by Order in Council

manawhenua means customary authority exercised by an iwi or hapu or individual in an identified area

Maori has the same meaning as in Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993

Maori land has the same meaning as in Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993

marginal strip means any strip of land reserved or deemed to be reserved by section 24 or section 24E(3) or section 24G for the purposes specified in section 24C; and includes any part of any such strip

Minister means the Minister of Conservation

natural resources means—

(a)

plants and animals of all kinds; and

(b)

the air, water, and soil in or on which any plant or animal lives or may live; and

(c)

landscape and landform; and

(d)

geological features; and

(e)

systems of interacting living organisms, and their environment;—

and includes any interest in a natural resource

nature conservation means the preservation and protection of the natural resources of New Zealand, having regard to their intrinsic values and having special regard to indigenous flora and fauna, natural ecosystems, and landscape

New Zealand Conservation Authority or Conservation Authority or Authority means the New Zealand Conservation Authority established under section 6A

New Zealand Fish and Game Council means the New Zealand Fish and Game Council established under section 26B

Nga Whenua Rahui kawenata means an agreement entered into under section 27A

open dog area means any area declared, by notice published in the Gazette under section 26ZS, to be an open dog area

operational work plan means an annual operational work plan having effect under section 26Q(3)

owner, in relation to any dog, means every person who—

(a)

owns the dog; or

(b)

has the dog in his or her possession, whether the dog is at large or in confinement, otherwise than for a period not exceeding 72 hours for the purpose of preventing the dog causing injury, damage, or distress, or for the sole purpose of restoring a lost dog to its owner; or

(c)

the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 16 years who—

(i)

is the owner of the dog pursuant to paragraph (a) or paragraph (b); and

(ii)

is a member of the parent’s or guardian’s household living with and dependent on the parent or guardian;—

but does not include any person who has seized or taken custody of the dog under this Act or the Animal Welfare Act 1999 or the National Parks Act 1980 or the Dog Control Act 1996 or any order made under the Dog Control Act 1996 or the Animal Welfare Act 1999

permit in relation to Part 3B,—

(a)

means a grant of rights to undertake an activity that does not require an interest in land; and

(b)

includes any authorisation or licence granted before the date of commencement of this definition that granted similar rights; and—

permit holder has a corresponding meaning

planning document has the meaning given in section 9(1) of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

plant means any member of the plant kingdom; and includes any alga, bacterium, or fungus, and any part of or seed or spore from any plant

preservation, in relation to a resource, means the maintenance, so far as is practicable, of its intrinsic values

private land means any land that—

(a)

is Maori land within the meaning of Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993; or

(b)

has been alienated from the Crown

protected wildlife means—

(a)

any animal for the time being absolutely protected pursuant to section 3 of the Wildlife Act 1953:

(b)

any animal for the time being partially protected pursuant to section 5 of the Wildlife Act 1953, other than such an animal in circumstances in which that animal may be hunted or killed under the authority of subsection (2) of that section:

(c)

any animal that is a marine mammal within the meaning of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978

protected wildlife vulnerable to dogs means—

(a)

any flightless protected wildlife:

(b)

any limited-flight protected wildlife:

(c)

any protected wildlife that nests (including moulting or breeding), or roosts, upon or in close proximity to the ground:

(d)

any protected wildlife that feeds upon or in close proximity to the ground:

(e)

any animal that is a marine mammal within the meaning of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978

protection, in relation to a resource, means its maintenance, so far as is practicable, in its current state; but includes—

(a)

its restoration to some former state; and

(b)

its augmentation, enhancement, or expansion

Ramsar Administrative Authority means the administering agency that is the Ramsar Administrative Authority for New Zealand, as from time to time advised by the Government of New Zealand to the Ramsar Secretariat

Ramsar Secretariat means the body responsible for co-ordination of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat, done at Ramsar on 2 February 1971

review, in relation to any conservation management strategy or management plan, means to consider all objectives and policies of those provisions under review and to approve a new strategy or plan, having regard to increased knowledge or changed circumstances; and, for the purposes of this definition, an objective is a statement of intent from which a policy is derived

sale includes every method of disposition for valuable consideration, including barter; and includes the disposition to an agent for sale on consignment; and also includes offering or attempting to sell, or receiving or having in possession for sale, or exposing for sale, or sending or delivering for sale, or causing or permitting to be sold, offered, or exposed for sale; and also includes disposal by way of gambling; and sell and sold have corresponding meanings

ship means a ship, boat, hovercraft, raft, or vessel of any other description used, or designed to be used, in navigation

sports fish means every species of freshwater fish that the Governor-General may declare, by Order in Council, to be sports fish for the purposes of this Act; and any such Order in Council may be expressed to apply to freshwater fish in any specified freshwater or other waters

sports fish and game management plan means a sports fish and game management plan approved under section 17M

sports fishing guide means a person whose services are actively promoted or advertised for hire or reward with the express purpose of organising and assisting persons to fish for sports fish

State forest land means land that—

(a)

was, immediately before the commencement of this Act, State forest land within the meaning of the Forests Act 1949; and

(b)

has not been vested in a State enterprise under the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986; and

(c)

is not a conservation area

stewardship area means a conservation area that is not—

(a)

a marginal strip; or

(b)

a watercourse area; or

(c)

land held under this Act for 1 or more of the purposes described in section 18(1); or

(d)

land in respect of which an interest is held under this Act for 1 or more of the purposes described in section 18(1)

taking

(a)

in relation to any plant, includes the breaking, cutting, destroying, digging up, gathering, plucking, pulling up, and removing, of the plant; and to take has a corresponding meaning:

(b)

in relation to any fish, means fishing; and takes and to take have a corresponding meaning

Taupo Fishery means the fishery to which section 14 of the Maori Land Amendment and Maori Land Claims Adjustment Act 1926 relates

vehicle has the same meaning as in the Land Transport Act 1998; but includes any vehicle from which any wheels have been removed

warranted officer means a person—

(a)

who—

(i)

is a warranted officer appointed under section 59; or

(ii)

is a person deemed by section 59(2) or section 59(9) to be a warranted officer for the purposes of this Act; and

(b)

is acting on or in respect of any matter or thing arising, situated, or formerly situated in the district, area, or areas for which the person is appointed or is deemed to be a warranted officer

watercourse area means land for the time being declared to be such an area under section 23

wild animal has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Wild Animal Control Act 1977; but does not include any animal product derived from a wild animal

wildlife has the same meaning as it has in the Wildlife Act 1953

working day means a day of the week other than—

(a)

a Saturday, a Sunday, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, the Sovereign’s birthday, and Labour Day; and

(b)

if Waitangi Day or Anzac Day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the following Monday; and

(c)

a day in the period commencing on 20 December in any year and ending with 10 January in the following year.

(2)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, conservation park, ecological area, sanctuary area, or wilderness area, mean an area held for ecological, park, sanctuary, or wilderness purposes under section 18AA(1) or 18(1).

(3)

For the purposes of this Act, the Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, declare any species to be included in or excluded from the definitions of the terms aquatic life, freshwater fish, or sports fish in subsection (1); and any such declaration may be expressed to apply to any species in any specified areas or waters, or generally throughout New Zealand.

Section 2(1) activity: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(4) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) aircraft: amended, on 1 September 1990, pursuant to section 101(1) of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 (1990 No 98).

Section 2(1) amend: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) Anglers Notice: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(3) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) aquatic life: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) bed: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) certified aerodrome: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(4) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) common marine and coastal area: inserted, on 1 April 2011, by section 128 of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 (2011 No 3).

Section 2(1) companion dog: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) concession or concession document: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(4) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) concessionaire: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(4) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) Conservation Board or Board: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) conservation management plan: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) conservation management plan: amended, on 27 September 2001, by section 3(a) of the Conservation Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 59).

Section 2(1) conservation management strategy: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) contaminant: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(3) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) controlled dog area: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) customary marine title area: inserted, on 1 April 2011, by section 128 of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 (2011 No 3).

Section 2(1) day: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) Director: inserted, on 25 November 1994, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 108).

Section 2(1) District Anglers Notice: repealed, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) effect: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(4) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) Fish and Game Council: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) fish and game ranger: inserted, on 25 November 1994, by section 2(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 108).

Section 2(1) fishery: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) fishery officer: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) fishing: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) foreshore: substituted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) freshwater: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) freshwater fish: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) freshwater fisheries management plan: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) game: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) game bird habitat stamp: inserted, on 17 May 1993, by section 6 of the Wildlife Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 39).

Section 2(1) game hunting guide: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(3) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) guide dog: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) guide dog: amended, on 30 April 2003, by section 28(1) of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind Act 2002 (2002 No 3 (P)).

Section 2(1) historic resource: amended, on 20 May 2014, by section 107 of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014 (2014 No 26).

Section 2(1) indigenous fish: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) lake: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) lease: substituted, on 1 July 1996, by section 2(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) licence: substituted, on 1 July 1996, by section 2(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) livestock: amended, on 25 November 1994, by section 2(3) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 108).

Section 2(1) management plan: repealed, on 27 September 2001, by section 3(b) of the Conservation Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 59).

Section 2(1) manawhenua: inserted, on 24 March 1993, by section 2 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 9).

Section 2(1) Maori: amended, on 1 July 1993, pursuant to section 362(2) of Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 (1993 No 4).

Section 2(1) Maori land: inserted, on 24 March 1993, by section 2 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 9).

Section 2(1) marginal strip: substituted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) nature conservation: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) New Zealand Conservation Authority or Conservation Authority or Authority: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) New Zealand Fish and Game Council: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) Nga Whenua Rahui kawenata: inserted, on 24 March 1993, by section 2 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 9).

Section 2(1) open dog area: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) operational work plan: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) owner: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) owner: amended, on 1 January 2000, by section 194 of the Animal Welfare Act 1999 (1999 No 142).

Section 2(1) permit: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(4) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) planning document: inserted, on 1 April 2011, by section 128 of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 (2011 No 3).

Section 2(1) private land paragraph (a): amended, on 1 July 1993, pursuant to section 362(2) of Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 (1993 No 4).

Section 2(1) protected wildlife: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) protected wildlife vulnerable to dogs: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) Ramsar Administrative Authority: inserted, on 24 May 2013, by section 4(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 15).

Section 2(1) Ramsar Secretariat: inserted, on 24 May 2013, by section 4(1) of the Conservation Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 15).

Section 2(1) review: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) sale: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) sale: amended, on 1 July 2004, by section 374 of the Gambling Act 2003 (2003 No 51).

Section 2(1) ship: substituted (with effect on 1 April 1987), on 2 July 1987, by section 11(1) of the State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 117).

Section 2(1) sports fish: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) sports fish and game management plan: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) sports fishing guide: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(3) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) taking: substituted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) Taupo Fishery: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(1) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 2(1) vehicle: amended, on 1 March 1999, by section 215(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998 (1998 No 110).

Section 2(1) walkway: repealed, on 30 September 2008, by section 82 of the Walking Access Act 2008 (2008 No 101).

Section 2(1) warranted officer: substituted, on 2 May 1996, by section 2(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 14).

Section 2(1) wildlife: inserted, on 13 March 1996, by section 2(3) of the Conservation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 1).

Section 2(1) working day: replaced, on 1 January 2014, by section 8 of the Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 19).

Section 2(1) working day paragraph (c): amended, on 18 October 2017, by section 200 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 2(2): amended, on 24 May 2013, by section 4(2) of the Conservation Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 15).

Section 2(3): added, on 10 April 1990, by section 3(2) of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).