Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Claims Settlement Act 2014

Reprint as at 20 May 2014

Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Claims Settlement Act 2014

Public Act2014 No 20
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 Kōata

8 Summary of historical account for Ngāti Kōata

9 Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Kōata

10 Text of apology for Ngāti Kōata

Historical account, acknowledgements, and apology for Ngāti Rārua

11 Summary of historical account for Ngāti Rārua

12 Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Rārua

13 Text of apology for Ngāti Rārua

Historical account, acknowledgements, and apology for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu

14 Summary of historical account for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu

15 Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu

16 Text of apology for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu

Historical account, acknowledgements, and apology for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui

17 Summary of historical account for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui

18 Text of acknowledgements for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui

19 Text of apology for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui

Subpart 2Interpretation

20 Interpretation of Act generally

21 Interpretation

22 Interpretation: iwi and trusts

23 Meaning of Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui

24 Meaning of historical claims

Subpart 3Settlement of historical claims

Historical claims settled and jurisdiction of courts, etc, removed

25 Settlement of historical claims final

Consequential amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975

26 Amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975

Protections no longer apply

27 Certain enactments do not apply

28 Removal of memorials

Subpart 4Other matters

29 Rule against perpetuities does not apply

30 Access to deeds of settlement

31 Provisions of other Acts that have same effect

Part 2
Cultural redress

Subpart 1Protocols

General provisions

32 Interpretation

33 Issue, amendment, and cancellation of protocols

34 Protocols subject to rights, functions, and obligations

35 Enforceability of protocols

36 Limitation of rights

Noting of conservation, fisheries, and minerals protocols

37 Noting of conservation protocols

38 Noting of fisheries protocols

39 Noting of minerals protocols

Subpart 2Statutory acknowledgement and deeds of recognition

Statutory acknowledgement

40 Interpretation

41 Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown

42 Purposes of statutory acknowledgement

43 Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement

44 Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement

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

46 Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans

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

48 Use of statutory acknowledgement

49 Relevant trustees may waive rights

Deeds of recognition

50 Issue and amendment of deeds of recognition

General provisions

51 Application to river or stream

52 Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties

53 Rights not affected

54 Limitation of rights

Consequential amendment to Resource Management Act 1991

55 Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991

Subpart 3Overlay classification

56 Interpretation

57 Declaration of overlay classification

58 Acknowledgement by the Crown of statements of iwi values

59 Purposes of overlay classification

60 Agreement on protection principles

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

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

63 Conservation management strategy

64 Noting of overlay classification

65 Notification in Gazette

66 Actions by Director-General

67 Amendment to strategy or plan

68 Regulations

69 Bylaws

70 Existing classification of overlay sites

71 Termination of overlay classification

72 Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties

73 Rights not affected

74 Limitation of rights

Subpart 4Vesting of cultural redress properties

75 Interpretation

Sites that vest in fee simple

76 Catherine Cove

77 Whangarae Bay (Okiwi Bay)

78 Glenhope (Kawatiri)

79 Kawatiri Confluence

80 Wairau Pā

81 Rārangi (Ngāti Rārua)

82 Wainui urupā

83 Tapu Bay (Kaiteriteri)

84 Umukuri Bay urupā (Arapaoa Island)

85 Tapu Bay (Motueka)

86 Pūponga Farm, Cape House

87 Pūponga Farm, Triangle Flat

88 Puketawai

89 Liability for contamination relating to Puketawai

Sites that vest in fee simple subject to conservation covenant

90 Lucky Bay

91 Whangarae Estuary

92 Wharf Road (Okiwi Bay)

93 Te Tai Tapu (Snake Creek)

94 Coombe Rocks

95 Hori Bay

96 Pakawau Inlet

97 Onauku Bay (Arapaoa Island)

98 Anatoia Islands

99 Te Tai Tapu (Anatori South)

100 Te Tai Tapu (Anatori North)

Sites that vest in fee simple to be administered as reserves

101 Moukirikiri Island

102 Pah Point (Whanganui Inlet)

103 Waikutakuta / Robin Hood Bay

104 Tākaka River Mouth

105 Parapara Peninsula

106 Momorangi Point

107 Wedge Point

108 Ngākuta Point

109 Ngaruru (Arapaoa Island)

110 Arapawa Māori Rowing Club site

111 Katoa Point

112 Moioio Island

113 Pūponga Point Pā site

114 Mātangi Āwhio (Nelson)

115 Pukatea / Whites Bay

116 Horahora-kākahu

117 Tokomaru / Mount Robertson

Subpart 5General provisions relating to vesting of cultural redress properties

General provisions

118 Properties are subject to, or benefit from, interests

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

120 Interests that are not interests in land

121 Registration of ownership

122 Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987

123 Recording application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987, sections of this Act, and fencing covenant

124 Application of other enactments

Provisions relating to reserve sites

125 Application of Reserves Act 1977 to reserve sites

126 Joint management body for Pūponga Point Pā site

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

128 Joint management body for Tokomaru / Mount Robertson

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

130 Subsequent transfer of jointly vested sites

131 No mortgage of reserve land

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

Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites

133 Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites

Subpart 6Delayed vesting of cleared land

134 Interpretation

135 French Pass School and teachers' residence

136 Registration of ownership of cleared land

137 Application of other enactments to cleared land

Subpart 7Vesting and gifting back of properties

138 Vesting and gifting back of Kaka Point

139 Vesting and gifting back of Te Tai Tapu

Subpart 8Easement over part of D'Urville Island Scenic Reserve

140 Easement over part of D'Urville Island Scenic Reserve

Subpart 9Geographic names

141 Interpretation

142 New names of features

143 Publication of new names

144 Alteration of new names

Subpart 10Minerals fossicking right

145 Interpretation

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

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

148 Obligations if accessing riverbed

149 Relationship with other enactments

Subpart 11Statutory advisers

150 Interpretation

151 Statutory advisers may advise Minister of Conservation and Director-General

Subpart 12Statutory kaitiaki, acknowledgement as kaitiaki, and kaitiaki plan

152 Interpretation

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

154 Preparation of kaitiaki plan

155 Effect of kaitiaki plan on council

156 Limitation of rights

Subpart 13Acknowledgement of historical association with West of Separation Point / Te Matau

157 Acknowledgement of historical association with West of Separation Point / Te Matau

Subpart 14River and freshwater advisory committee

158 Advisory committee established

159 Appointment of members to advisory committee

160 Advisory committee may provide advice

161 Council must invite and have regard to advice

162 Procedure and meetings of advisory committee

163 Advisory committee may request information

164 Other obligations under Resource Management Act 1991

Part 3
Commercial redress

Subpart 1Transfer of commercial redress properties and deferred selection properties

165 The Crown may transfer properties

166 Registrar-General to create computer freehold register

167 Minister of Conservation may grant easements

168 Application of other enactments

169 Transfer of certain commercial redress properties and deferred selection properties

170 Transfer of properties subject to lease

Subpart 2Licensed properties and unlicensed land

Licensed properties

171 Interpretation

172 Licensed property ceases to be Crown forest land

173 Trustees confirmed beneficiaries and licensors in relation to licensed property

174 Effect of transfer of licensed property

Unlicensed land

175 Unlicensed land

176 Management of marginal strips

Subpart 3Right of access to protected sites

177 Interpretation

178 Right of access to protected site

179 Right of access subject to Crown forestry licence and registered lease

180 Notation on computer freehold register

Subpart 4Right of first refusal in relation to RFR land

Interpretation

181 Interpretation

182 Meaning of RFR land

Restrictions on disposal of RFR land

183 Restrictions on disposal of RFR land

Trustees' right of first refusal

184 Requirements for offer

185 Expiry date of offer

186 Withdrawal of offer

187 Acceptance of offer

188 Formation of contract

Disposals to others where land remains RFR land

189 Disposals to the Crown or Crown bodies

190 Disposals of existing public works to local authorities

191 Disposals of reserves to administering bodies

Disposals to others where land may cease to be RFR land

192 Disposals in accordance with enactment or rule of law

193 Disposals in accordance with legal or equitable obligation

194 Disposals under certain legislation

195 Disposals of land held for public works

196 Disposals for reserve or conservation purposes

197 Disposals for charitable purposes

198 Disposals to tenants

199 Disposals by Housing New Zealand Corporation

200 RFR landowner's obligations subject to other things

Notices

201 Notice to LINZ of certain RFR land with computer register

202 Notice to trustees of potential disposal of RFR land

203 Notice to trustees of disposals of RFR land to others

204 Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land

205 Notice requirements

Memorials for RFR land

206 Recording memorials on computer registers for RFR land

207 Removal of memorials when land to be transferred or vested

208 Removal of memorials when RFR period ends

General provisions

209 Waiver and variation

210 Disposal of Crown bodies not affected

211 Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart

Part 4
Transitional matters for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu—governance reorganisation and taxation

Subpart 1Governance reorganisation

212 Interpretation

Dissolution of charitable trust board

213 Dissolution of charitable trust board

214 Vesting of assets and liabilities of charitable trust board

215 Assets and liabilities of subsidiary freed of charitable purposes

216 Final annual report of charitable trust board

General matters relating to dissolution of charitable trust board

217 Matters not affected by transfer

218 Status of contracts and other instruments

219 Status of existing securities

220 Books and documents to remain evidence

221 Registers

Employees of charitable trust board

222 Transfer of employees

223 Protection of terms and conditions of employment

224 Continuity of employment

225 No compensation for technical redundancy

Subpart 2Transitional taxation provisions

226 Application of this subpart

227 Taxation in respect of transfer of assets and liabilities of charitable trust board

Election by NTTW trustees to be Maori authority

228 Election by NTTW trustees to be Maori authority

Subsidiary

229 Taxation in respect of assets and liabilities of subsidiary

230 Election by subsidiary to be Maori authority

Schedule 1
Statutory areas

Schedule 2
Overlay sites

Schedule 3
Cultural redress properties

Schedule 4
Properties for delayed vesting or vesting and gifting back

Schedule 5
Notices in relation to RFR land

Reprint notes


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: