Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006

  • revoked
  • Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006: revoked, on 1 October 2007, by clause 13 of the Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2007 (SR 2007/227).

Reprint
as at 1 October 2007

Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006

(SR 2006/228)

  • Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006: revoked, on 1 October 2007, by clause 13 of the Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2007 (SR 2007/227).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This notice is administered by the Department of Conservation.


Pursuant to section 48A(2A) of the Conservation Act 1987, the Minister of Conservation gives the following notice.

1 Title
  • This notice is the Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 1 October 2006.

3 Interpretation
  • In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    24-hour licence means a licence that entitles the holder to fish for sports fish during the 24-hour period specified in the licence in—

    • (a) the region for which the licence is issued; and

    • (b) all other regions (excluding the Taupo District)

    adult means a person aged 18 years or over on 1 October 2006

    backcountry licence means an endorsement on an adult or junior whole-season licence or a family licence that adds an entitlement to fish for sports fish in either or both of—

    • (a) the Greenstone backcountry fishery in the period beginning on 1 November 2006 and ending on 31 May 2007:

    • (b) the Upper Oreti backcountry fishery in the period beginning on 1 October 2006 and ending on 30 April 2007

    child means a person aged under 12 years on 1 October 2006

    controlled area means the Greenstone River (and its tributary streams) between the river's source and its confluence with the Sly Burn Stream

    controlled period means the period beginning on 1 February 2007 and ending on 31 March 2007

    controlled-period licence means a licence that entitles the following persons to fish for sports fish in the controlled area during the controlled period, but only during the day, and on the reach, specified in the licence

    • (a) the holder of the controlled-period licence; and

    • (b) if the holder also holds a backcountry licence that is endorsed on a family licence, the holder's spouse or partner and, if accompanied by the holder or the holder's spouse or partner, any member of the holder's family; and

    • (c) any 1 or more companion anglers named in the controlled-period licence who hold backcountry licences

    family means—

    • (a) 1 person, or 1 person and that person's spouse or partner; and

    • (b) the dependants of that person or those persons who—

      • (i) ordinarily or periodically reside with that person or those persons; and

      • (ii) are aged under 18 years on 1 October 2006; and

    • (c) the grandchildren of that person or those persons who are aged under 18 years on 1 October 2006

    family licence means a licence that entitles the holder and the holder's spouse or partner and, if accompanied by the holder or the holder's spouse or partner, any member of the holder's family, to fish for sports fish in the period beginning on 1 October 2006 and ending on 30 September 2007 in—

    • (a) the region for which the licence is issued; and

    • (b) all other regions (excluding the Taupo District)

    Greenstone backcountry fishery means the Greenstone River catchment, namely,—

    • (a) the Greenstone River upstream of the swing bridge at the river's mouth where the river enters Lake Wakatipu; and

    • (b) all tributary streams flowing into the Greenstone River; and

    • (c) the Caples River

    junior means a person aged 12 years or over, but under 18 years, on 1 October 2006

    licence means any class of licence to fish for sports fish

    partner means a civil union partner or de facto partner

    Upper Oreti backcountry fishery means the Oreti River catchment, upstream of Rocky Point at map reference NZMS 260 E44 373 947

    whole-season licence means a licence that entitles the holder to fish for sports fish in the period beginning on 1 October 2006 and ending on 30 September 2007 in—

    • (a) the region for which the licence is issued; and

    • (b) all other regions (excluding the Taupo District)

    winter licence means a licence that entitles the holder to fish for sports fish in the period beginning on 1 April 2007 and ending on 30 September 2007 in—

    • (a) the region for which the licence is issued; and

    • (b) all other regions (excluding the Taupo District).

Eligibility for sports fish licences and fees

4 Fish and game councils may issue licences
  • (1) A fish and game council may issue 1 or more of the following classes of licence:

    • (a) 24-hour licence:

    • (b) family licence:

    • (c) whole-season licence:

    • (d) winter licence.

    (2) Subclause (1) is subject to clauses 9 and 10.

5 24-hour licence
  • If a fish and game council issues 24-hour licences, an adult or a junior may obtain a 24-hour licence from that council on payment of the appropriate fee specified in Part 1 of the Schedule.

6 Family licence
  • If a fish and game council issues family licences, an adult may obtain a family licence from that council on payment of the appropriate fee specified in Part 2 of the Schedule.

7 Whole-season licence
  • If a fish and game council issues whole-season licences,—

    • (a) an adult or a junior may obtain a whole-season licence from that council on payment of the appropriate fee specified in Part 3 of the Schedule:

    • (b) a child may obtain a whole-season licence from that council without payment.

8 Winter licence
  • If a fish and game council issues winter licences, an adult or a junior may obtain a winter licence from that council on payment of the appropriate fee specified in Part 4 of the Schedule.

9 Whole-season or family licence may be endorsed as backcountry licence
  • (1) The holder of an adult or junior whole-season licence, or the holder of a family licence, or the spouse or partner of the holder of a family licence, may apply to either the Otago Fish and Game Council or the Southland Fish and Game Council to have the licence endorsed as a backcountry licence.

    (2) Any person entitled to fish under a backcountry licence must, when requested by either of those fish and game councils, provide to the requesting council information on that person's and any companion angler's use of either the Greenstone backcountry fishery or the Upper Oreti backcountry fishery, or both (as the case may be).

    (3) As indicated in Part 5 of the Schedule, no fee is payable for a backcountry licence.

10 Holder of backcountry licence or other person may apply for controlled-period licence
  • (1) The following persons may apply to the Otago Fish and Game Council for a controlled-period licence:

    • (a) the holder of a backcountry licence; or

    • (b) the spouse or partner of the holder of a backcountry licence that is endorsed on a family licence.

    (2) A maximum of 177 controlled-period licences may be issued, and licences are to be issued according to the order in which applications are received.

    (3) The only applications that qualify are those received no more than 5 days before the beginning of the licence period (as specified in the licence).

    (4) A controlled-period licence that is issued on application by the spouse or partner of the holder of a backcountry licence that is endorsed on a family licence, is to be issued in the name of the holder of the backcountry licence.

    (5) As indicated in Part 6 of the Schedule, no fee is payable for a controlled-period licence.

11 Fees inclusive of GST
  • The fees set out in the Schedule are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Forms

12 Forms of licences
  • (1) Every licence must be in writing and must specify—

    • (a) the holder's full name, postal address, telephone number (if any), and date of birth:

    • (b) the effect of the licence:

    • (c) the time and date of issue:

    • (d) the period during which the licence is valid:

    • (e) whether the holder is an adult, a junior, or a child.

    (2) The following licences must specify, in addition to the matters referred to in subclause (1), the full names of the holder's family:

    • (a) a family licence; and

    • (b) a controlled-period licence, if its holder also holds a backcountry licence that is endorsed on a family licence.

    (3) An adult whole-season licence must specify, in addition to the matters referred to in subclause (1), whether the holder wishes to be an elector for the fish and game council.

Revocation

13 Revocation
  • The Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2005 (SR 2005/251) is revoked.


Schedule
Fees payable for sports fish licences

cls 5-10

Class of applicant Fee (inclusive of GST) ($)
 Part 1 
 24-hour licence 
Adult 18.50
Junior 4.00
 Part 2 
 Family licence 
Adult 120.00
 Part 3 
 Whole-season licence 
Adult 92.00
Junior 18.50
Child No fee
 Part 4 
 Winter licence 
Adult 55.00
Junior 11.00
 Part 5 
 Backcountry licence 
All classes No fee
 Part 6 
 Controlled-period licence 
All classes No fee

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of August 2006.

Chris Carter,

Minister of Conservation.

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 1 October 2006,—

  • fixes the folios and classes of licences to fish for sports fish:

  • enables the holder of an adult or junior whole-season licence, or the holder of a family licence, or the spouse or partner of the holder of a family licence, to apply to have the licence endorsed as a backcountry licence, which adds an entitlement to fish for sports fish in the Greenstone backcountry fishery or the Upper Oreti backcountry fishery, or both of them:

  • enables the holder of a backcountry licence, or the spouse or partner of the holder of a backcountry licence that is endorsed on a family licence, to apply for a controlled-period licence, which entitles the holder, any named companion anglers with

backcountry licences, and (in specified situations) family members of the holder to fish for sports fish in the Greenstone River:

  • fixes the scope and effect of those classes of licence:

  • provides for the licences issued in respect of any region to be available in all other regions (except the Taupo District):

  • fixes the fees payable for licences to fish for sports fish. These fees have been set to recover the anticipated costs of management of the freshwater sports fish resource by Fish and Game New Zealand for the 2006–07 season.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 August 2006.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006. It incorporates all the amendments to the Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2006 as at 1 October 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 4 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Sports Fish Licences, Fees, and Forms Notice 2007 (SR 2007/227): clause 13