Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2005

2005/190

Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Amendment Regulations 2005


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 297 of the Fisheries Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 October 2005.

3 Set netting prohibited in defined areas
  • Regulation 15A(l) of the principal regulations is amended by revoking subparagraph (iii), and substituting the following subparagraph:

    • (iii) Maunganui BluffTirua Point: the waters lying within 4 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark that extends from Maunganui Bluff (at approximately 35°45.54'S and 173°33.3'E); then in a generally southerly direction by the mean high-water mark to the southernmost extremity of the north head of Kaipara Harbour (at approximately 36°23.81'E and 174°03.92'E); then by a straight line to Pukitu on the south head of Kaipara Harbour (at approximately 36°28.06'S and 174°09.73'E); then by the mean high-water mark to a point on the easternmost extremity of Paratutae Island (at approximately 37°02.83'S and 174°30.72'E); then by a straight line to the signal staff on the south head of Manukau Harbour (at approximately 37°03.33'S and 174°32.19'E); then by the mean high-water mark to a point north of the Waikato River mouth (at 37°21.1'S and 174°41.33'E); then by a straight line to the south head of the Waikato River mouth (at 37°22.49'S and 174°42.13'E); then by the mean high-water mark to Rangitoto Point (at approximately 37°47.95'S and 174°50.5'E); then by a straight line to the south head of Raglan Harbour (at approximately 37°48.22'S and 174°50.50'E); then by the mean high-water mark to Potahi Point (at approximately 38°00.56'S and 174°47.97'E); then by a straight line to Kahua Point (at approximately 38°02.19'S and 174°47.09'E); then by the mean high-water mark to Tauratahi Point (at approximately 38°05.05'S and 174°46.86'E); then by a straight line to Urawitiki Point (at approximately 38°05.26'S and 174°46.25'E); then by the mean high-water mark to Tirua Point (at approximately 38°23.22'S and 174°38.04'E):.

Diane Morcom,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 October 2005, amend the Fisheries (Auckland and Kermadec Areas Commercial Fishing) Regulations 1986 by updating the co-ordinates in regulation 15A(l)(iii), which prohibits set netting within 4 nautical miles of the coast from Maunganui Bluff to Tirua Point.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 June 2005.


  • 1 SR 1986/216