Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia, and Rangitāne o Wairau Claims Settlement Act 2014

Reprint as at 20 May 2014

Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia, and Rangitāne o Wairau Claims Settlement Act 2014

Public Act2014 No 19
Date of assent22 April 2014
Commencementsee section 2

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


Contents

1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Preliminary matters and settlement of historical claims

Subpart 1Purpose of Act, historical accounts, acknowledgements, and apologies

3 Purpose

4 Provisions take effect on settlement date

5 Act binds the Crown

6 Outline

7 Historical accounts and the Crown's acknowledgements and apologies

Historical account, acknowledgements, and apology for Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō

8 Summary of historical account for Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō

9 Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō

10 Text of apology for Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō

Historical account, acknowledgements, and apology for Ngāti Kuia

11 Summary of historical account for Ngāti Kuia

12 Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Kuia

13 Text of apology for Ngāti Kuia

Historical account, acknowledgements, and apology for Rangitāne o Wairau

14 Summary of historical account for Rangitāne o Wairau

15 Text of acknowledgements for Rangitāne o Wairau

16 Text of apology for Rangitāne o Wairau

Subpart 2Interpretation

17 Interpretation of Act generally

18 Interpretation

19 Interpretation: iwi and trusts

20 Meaning of Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia, and Rangitāne o Wairau

21 Meaning of historical claims

Subpart 3Settlement of historical claims

Historical claims settled and jurisdiction of courts, etc, removed

22 Settlement of historical claims final

Consequential amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975

23 Amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975

Protections no longer apply

24 Certain enactments do not apply

25 Removal of memorials

Subpart 4Other matters

26 Rule against perpetuities does not apply

27 Access to deeds of settlement

28 Provisions of other Acts that have same effect

Part 2
Cultural redress

Subpart 1Protocols

General provisions

29 Interpretation

30 Issue, amendment, and cancellation of protocols

31 Protocols subject to rights, functions, and obligations

32 Enforceability of protocols

33 Limitation of rights

Noting of conservation, fisheries, and minerals protocols

34 Noting of conservation protocols

35 Noting of fisheries protocols

36 Noting of minerals protocols

Subpart 2Statutory acknowledgement and deeds of recognition

Statutory acknowledgement

37 Interpretation

38 Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown

39 Purposes of statutory acknowledgement

40 Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement

41 Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement

42 Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement

43 Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans

44 Provision of summaries or notices of certain applications to relevant trustees

45 Use of statutory acknowledgement

46 Relevant trustees may waive rights

Deeds of recognition

47 Issue and amendment of deeds of recognition

General provisions

48 Application to river or stream

49 Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties

50 Rights not affected

51 Limitation of rights

Consequential amendment to Resource Management Act 1991

52 Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991

Subpart 3Overlay classification

53 Interpretation

54 Declaration of overlay classification

55 Acknowledgement by the Crown of statements of iwi values

56 Purposes of overlay classification

57 Agreement on protection principles

58 New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to have particular regard to certain matters

59 New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to consult relevant trustees

60 Conservation management strategy

61 Noting of overlay classification

62 Notification in Gazette

63 Actions by Director-General

64 Amendment to strategy or plan

65 Regulations

66 Bylaws

67 Existing classification of overlay sites

68 Termination of overlay classification

69 Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties

70 Rights not affected

71 Limitation of rights

Subpart 4Vesting of cultural redress properties

72 Interpretation

Sites that vest in fee simple

73 St Arnaud

74 Te Tai Tapu (Tombstone)

75 Port Gore

76 Titiraukawa (Pelorus Bridge)

77 Ngā Tai Whakaū (Kawai, World's End)

78 Waimea Pā (Appleby School)

79 Te Hora (Canvastown School)

80 Picton Recreation Reserve

81 Tuamatene Marae, Grovetown

82 Rārangi

83 Wairau Lagoons (reinterment)

Site that vests in fee simple subject to conservation covenant

84 Tītīrangi Bay site

Sites that vest in fee simple to be administered as reserves

85 Aorere Scenic Reserve

86 Cullen Point (Havelock)

87 Moenui

88 Tarakaipa Island urupā

89 Agreement relating to Te Pokohiwi

90 Te Pokohiwi

91 Waikutakuta / Robin Hood Bay

92 Ngākuta Bay

93 Momorangi

94 Endeavour Inlet site

95 Mātangi Āwhio (Nelson)

96 Pukatea / Whites Bay

97 Horahora-kākahu

Subpart 5General provisions relating to vesting of cultural redress properties

General provisions

98 Properties are subject to, or benefit from, interests

99 Interests in land for reserve sites that are jointly vested sites

100 Interests that are not interests in land

101 Registration of ownership

102 Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987

103 Recording application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987 and sections of this Act

104 Application of other enactments

Provisions relating to reserve sites

105 Application of Reserves Act 1977 to reserve sites

106 Joint management body for Pukatea / Whites Bay and Horahora-kākahu

107 Subsequent transfer of reserve sites (other than jointly vested sites)

108 Subsequent transfer of jointly vested sites

109 No mortgage of reserve land

110 Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve sites

Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites

111 Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites

Subpart 6Vesting and gifting back of properties

112 Vesting and gifting back of alpine tarns

113 Vesting and gifting back of Te Tai Tapu

Subpart 7Geographic names

114 Interpretation

115 New names of features

116 Publication of new names

117 Alteration of new names

Subpart 8Customary use of eels

118 Acknowledgement of association

119 Customary use of eels

Subpart 9Pakohe removal and consultation

120 Interpretation

121 Acknowledgement of association

122 Authorisation to search for and remove pakohe

123 Access to riverbed to search for and remove pakohe

124 Obligations if accessing riverbed

125 Relationship with other enactments

126 Consultation in relation to pakohe

127 Relevant pakohe area may be added to, or removed from, deed of settlement

Subpart 10Minerals fossicking right

128 Interpretation

129 Authorisation to search for and remove sand, shingle, or other natural material

130 Access to riverbed to search for and remove sand, shingle, or other natural material

131 Obligations if accessing riverbed

132 Relationship with other enactments

Subpart 11Statutory kaitiaki and customary use of tītī

133 Interpretation

134 Statutory kaitiaki may advise Minister of Conservation and Director-General

135 Customary use of tītī by Ngāti Kuia

136 Customary use of tītī by Rangitāne o Wairau

Subpart 12Recognition of historical association with Endeavour Inlet

137 Recognition of historical association with Endeavour Inlet

Subpart 13River and freshwater advisory committee

138 Advisory committee established

139 Appointment of members to advisory committee

140 Advisory committee may provide advice

141 Council must invite and have regard to advice

142 Procedure and meetings of advisory committee

143 Advisory committee may request information

144 Other obligations under Resource Management Act 1991

Subpart 14Wairau Boulder Bank conservation management plan

145 Preparation of conservation management plan

Part 3
Commercial redress

Subpart 1Transfer of commercial properties, deferred selection properties, and Woodbourne land

146 The Crown may transfer properties

147 Registrar-General to create computer freehold register

148 Application of other enactments

149 Transfer of certain deferred selection properties

150 Transfer of Nelson High/District Courthouse

151 Transfer of properties subject to lease

Subpart 2Unlicensed land

152 Transfer of unlicensed land as deferred selection RFR land

153 Application of rest of subpart

154 Effect of transfer of unlicensed land

155 Management of marginal strips

Subpart 3Right of access to protected sites

156 Application of subpart

157 Interpretation

158 Right of access to protected site

159 Right of access subject to registered lease

160 Notation on computer freehold register

Subpart 4Right of first refusal in relation to RFR land

Interpretation

161 Interpretation

162 Meaning of RFR land

Restrictions on disposal of RFR land

163 Restrictions on disposal of RFR land

Trustees' right of first refusal

164 Requirements for offer

165 Expiry date of offer

166 Withdrawal of offer

167 Acceptance of offer

168 Formation of contract

Disposals to others where land remains RFR land

169 Disposals to the Crown or Crown bodies

170 Disposals of existing public works to local authorities

171 Disposals of reserves to administering bodies

Disposals to others where land may cease to be RFR land

172 Disposals in accordance with enactment or rule of law

173 Disposals in accordance with legal or equitable obligation

174 Disposals under certain legislation

175 Disposals of land held for public works

176 Disposals for reserve or conservation purposes

177 Disposals for charitable purposes

178 Disposals to tenants

179 Disposals by Housing New Zealand Corporation

180 RFR landowner's obligations subject to other things

Notices

181 Notice to LINZ of certain RFR land with computer register

182 Notice to trustees of potential disposal of RFR land

183 Notice to trustees of disposals of RFR land to others

184 Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land

185 Notice requirements

Memorials for RFR land

186 Recording memorials on computer registers for RFR land

187 Removal of memorials when land to be transferred or vested

188 Removal of memorials when RFR period ends

General provisions

189 Waiver and variation

190 Disposal of Crown bodies not affected

191 Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart

Schedule 1
Statutory areas

Schedule 2
Overlay sites

Schedule 3
Cultural redress properties

Schedule 4
Notices in relation to RFR land

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