In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
Administering authority means any Minister of the Crown, department of State, local authority, or public body who or which owns, controls, or administers any public land
Conservation Authority means the New Zealand Conservation Authority established under section 6A of the Conservation Act 1987
Controlling authority means a controlling authority that is appointed under section 11 of this Act or is deemed to be such under that section
Director-General means the Director-General of Conservation
Firearm means any gun, rifle, or air gun; and includes any kind of weapon or device from which any shot, bullet, arrow, stone, or other missile can be discharged
Horse includes any horse, mule, donkey, or ass
Land district means a land district constituted under the Land Act 1948
local authority means a local authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2002
Local authority: this definition was substituted, as from 1 July 2003, by section 262 Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84). See sections 273 to 314 of that Act as to the savings and transitional provisions.
Minister means the Minister of Conservation
Motor vehicle has the same meaning as in the Land Transport Act 1998
Motor vehicle: this definition was amended, as from 1 March 1999, by section 215(1) Land Transport Act 1998 (1998 No 110) by substituting the words
“the Land Transport Act 1998” for the words
“the Transport Act 1962”.
Private land means—
(c) Any land (other than unformed legal road) held by a person under a lease or licence granted to that person by the Crown:
The reference to the Maori Affairs Act 1953 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 362(2) Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 (1993 No 4).
Public land means any land that is not private land
Ranger means a ranger by virtue of, or appointed under, section 13 of this Act
Statutory body means a body the accounts of which are required by any Act to be audited by the Audit Office
Walkway means an area of land that has been declared to be a walkway under section 6 of this Act or an area of land over which a walkway has been established under section 8 of this Act.