Fisheries (Beach Cast Seaweed Area Prohibition) Amendment Notice 2005

2005/329

Fisheries (Beach Cast Seaweed Area Prohibition) Amendment Notice 2005


Note

This notice is administered in the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 11(4)(b)(i) of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Prohibition on taking beach cast seaweed from coastal areas
  • (1) The table in clause 4 of the principal notice is amended by omitting exceptions (4) and (5) from the last column of the item relating to FMA 1, and substituting the following exception:

    (4)the coastal area between Tararu (approximately 37°06.8′S and 175°30.9′E) and Cape Runaway (approximately 37°32.3′S and 177°59.0′E), excluding Colville Bay, Coromandel Harbour, Manaia Harbour, Te Kouma Harbour, Ohiwa Harbour, Maketu Estuary, Waihi Estuary, and also excluding any areas within 1 km of the Whakatane River, the Waiotahi River, or the Waioeka River.

    (2) The table in clause 4 of the principal notice is amended by omitting the exception in the last column of the item relating to FMA 2, and substituting the following exceptions:

    (1)the coastal area between Cape Runaway (approximately 37°32.3′S and 177°59.0′E) and Tuaheni Point (approximately 38°42.5′S and 178°04.15′E:
    (2)the coastal area between Mataikona River (approximately 40°47.1′S and 176°16.1′E) and Turakirae Head (approximately 41°26.27′S and 174°55.09′E), excluding the area within 1 km of Onoke Spit, Cape Palliser, Castle Point, and Te Aro Huruhuru.

    (3) The table in clause 4 of the principal notice is amended by omitting exception (2) in the last column of the item relating to FMA 3, and substituting the following exception:

    (2)the coastal area between Akaroa Head (approximately 43°53.52′S and 172°53.52′E) and the Waitaki River (approximately 44°56.3′S and 171°08.9′E, excluding the area within 1 km of Ashburton River, Rangitata River, Washdyke Lagoon, and Wainono Lagoon:

    (4) The table in clause 4 of the principal notice is amended by omitting the item relating to FMA 6, 7, 8, and substituting the following items:

    6All areas 
    7All areas except— the coastal area between French Pass (approximately 40°55.71′S and 173°50.60′E) and
    the Clarence River (approximately 42°10.0′S and 173°56.5′E).
    8All areas 

Dated at Wellington this 8th day of December 2005.

Jim Anderton,
Minister of Fisheries.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends the Fisheries (Beach Cast Seaweed Area Prohibition) Notice 2002 to open 4 additional areas to commercial harvesting of beach cast seaweed.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 December 2005.