Te Rarawa Claims Settlement Act 2015

12 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

administering body has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Reserves Act 1977

aquatic life has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

attachments means the attachments to the deed of settlement

Aupouri Forest has the meaning given in section 163

commercial redress property has the meaning given in section 163

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

computer register

(a)

has the meaning given in section 4 of the Land Transfer (Computer Registers and Electronic Lodgement) Amendment Act 2002; and

(b)

includes, where relevant, a certificate of title issued under the Land Transfer Act 1952

consent authority has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991

conservation area has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

conservation management plan has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

conservation management strategy has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

Crown has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989

Crown forest land has the meaning given in section 163

Crown forestry licence has the meaning given in section 163

cultural redress property has the meaning given in section 22

deed of settlement

(a)

means the deed of settlement dated 28 October 2012 and signed by—

(i)

the Honourable Christopher Finlayson, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and the Honourable Simon William English, Minister of Finance, for and on behalf of the Crown; and

(ii)

Joseph Christopher Cooper, Malcolm Peri, Paul White, Haami Piripi, and Kevin Robinson, for and on behalf of Te Rarawa; and

(b)

includes—

(i)

the schedules of, and attachments to, the deed; and

(ii)

any amendments to the deed or its schedules and attachments

deferred selection property has the meaning given in section 163

Director-General means the Director-General of Conservation

documents schedule means the documents schedule of the deed of settlement

effective date means the date that is 6 months after the settlement date

historical claims has the meaning given in section 14

interest means a covenant, easement, lease, licence, licence to occupy, tenancy, or other right or obligation affecting a property

korowai means the conservation redress provided for in the deed of settlement and in subpart 3 of Part 2

LINZ means Land Information New Zealand

local authority has the meaning given in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

member of Te Rarawa means an individual referred to in section 13(1)(a)

NgāiTakoto and Te Rūnanga o NgāiTakoto have the meanings given in sections 12 and 13 of the NgāiTakoto Claims Settlement Act 2015

Ngāti Kahu and Ngāti Kahu governance entity mean, respectively, the iwi known as Ngāti Kahu and the governance entity of that iwi

Ngāti Kuri has the meaning given in section 13 of the Ngāti Kuri Claims Settlement Act 2015

Peninsula Block has the meaning given in section 163

property redress schedule means the property redress schedule of the deed of settlement

regional council means the Northland Regional Council as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the Local Government Act 2002

Registrar-General means the Registrar-General of Land appointed in accordance with section 4 of the Land Transfer Act 1952

representative entity means—

(a)

the trustees; and

(b)

any person (including any trustee) acting for or on behalf of—

(i)

the collective group referred to in section 13(1)(a); or

(ii)

1 or more members of Te Rarawa; or

(iii)

1 or more of the whānau, hapū, or groups referred to in section 13(1)(c)

reserve has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Reserves Act 1977

reserve property has the meaning given in section 22

resource consent has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991

RFR means the right of first refusal provided for by subpart 4 of Part 3

RFR date, RFR land, balance RFR land, exclusive RFR land, and shared RFR land have the meanings given in section 182

RFR period has the meaning given in section 182

settlement date means the date that is 60 working days after the date on which this Act comes into force

statutory acknowledgement has the meaning given in section 123

Te Aupouri and Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupouri Trust have the meanings given in sections 12 and 13 of the Te Aupouri Claims Settlement Act 2015

Te Hiku o Te Ika iwi

(a)

means any or all of the following:

(i)

Ngāti Kuri:

(ii)

Te Aupouri:

(iii)

NgāiTakoto:

(iv)

Te Rarawa; and

(b)

includes Ngāti Kahu if Ngāti Kahu participates in the redress provided by or under—

(i)

subparts 2 and 3 of Part 2 (which relate to Te Oneroa-a-Tohe redress and the korowai); and

(ii)

subpart 4 of Part 3 (which relates to the RFR redress)

Te Hiku o Te Ika iwi governance entities and governance entities

(a)

mean the governance entity of any or all of the following:

(i)

Ngāti Kuri:

(ii)

Te Aupouri:

(iii)

NgāiTakoto:

(iv)

Te Rarawa; and

(b)

include the governance entity of Ngāti Kahu if Ngāti Kahu participates in the redress provided by or under—

(i)

subparts 2 and 3 of Part 2 (which relate to Te Oneroa-a-Tohe redress and the korowai); and

(ii)

subpart 4 of Part 3 (which relates to the RFR redress)

Te Manawa o Ngāti Kuri Trust has the meaning given in section 12 of the Ngāti Kuri Claims Settlement Act 2015

Te Rarawa has the meaning given in section 13

Te Rarawa area of interest and area of interest mean the area set out in part 1 of the attachments

Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa means the trust of that name established by a trust deed dated 17 October 2012

tikanga means customary values and practices

trustees of Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa and trustees mean the trustees, acting in their capacity as trustees, of Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa

working day means a day other than—

(a)

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

(b)

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

(c)

a day in the period commencing with 25 December in any year and ending with the close of 15 January in the following year:

(d)

the days observed as the anniversaries of the provinces of Auckland and Wellington.