Fisheries (Set Net Prohibition from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera) Notice 2012

2012/156

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Fisheries (Set Net Prohibition from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera) Notice 2012

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

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Set Net Prohibition from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera) Notice 2012.

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

3 Interpretation
  • (1) In this notice, set net includes a gill net or any other sort of net that acts by enmeshing, entrapping, or entangling any fish.

    (2) Terms used in this notice have the same meaning as in the Fisheries Act 1996.

4 Set netting prohibited within 2 nautical miles of mean high-water mark from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera
  • A person must not use a set net for fishing in the waters lying within an area bounded by a line—

    • (a) commencing at a point on the mean high-water mark at Pariokariwa Point (at 38°53.49′S and 174°30.35′E); then

    • (b) proceeding in a north-westerly direction to a point 2 nautical miles offshore (at 38°52.23′S and 174°28.27′E); then

    • (c) proceeding along a line every point of which is 2 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark to a point 2 nautical miles offshore due south of Hawera (at 39°39.13′S and 174°16.50′E); then

    • (d) proceeding due north to a point on the mean high-water mark due south of Hawera (at 39°37.12′S and 174°16.50′E); then

    • (e) proceeding in a generally north-westerly then north-easterly direction along the mean high-water mark to the point of commencement.

5 Commercial set netting prohibited between 2 and 7 nautical miles of mean high-water mark from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera unless observer on board vessel
  • A commercial fisher must not, without an observer on board the vessel, use a set net for fishing in the waters lying within an area bounded by a line—

    • (a) commencing at a point 2 nautical miles offshore from the mean high-water mark at Pariokariwa Point (at 38°52.23′S and 174°28.27′E); then

    • (b) proceeding in a north-westerly direction to a point 7 nautical miles offshore (at 38°49.23′S and 174°23.23′E); then

    • (c) proceeding along a line every point of which is 7 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark to a point 7 nautical miles offshore due south of Hawera (at 39°44.13′S and 174°16.50′E); then

    • (d) proceeding due north to a point 2 nautical miles offshore due south of Hawera (at 39°39.13′S and 174°16.50′E); then

    • (e) proceeding in a generally north-westerly then north-easterly direction along a line every point of which is 2 nautical miles from the mean high-water mark to the point of commencement.

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of June 2012.

Hon David Carter,
Minister for Primary Industries.


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,—

  • prohibits set netting within 2 nautical miles of the mean high-water mark from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera; and

  • prohibits commercial set netting between 2 and 7 nautical miles of the mean high-water mark from Pariokariwa Point to Hawera unless there is an observer on board the vessel.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 June 2012.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.