This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 8 June 2014, creates the Akaroa Marine Reserve.
The marine reserve is located at the eastern side of the entrance to the Akaroa harbour, adjacent to the coast between Gateway Point and Elephant Head.
Clause 4 provides that the creation of the Akaroa Marine Reserve does not limit or affect the powers of any person under the Maritime Transport Act 1994 to take action in the reserve in response to a marine oil spill or a pollution incident or the risk of a marine oil spill or a pollution incident. This clause is to avoid doubt.
Date of notification in Gazette: 15 May 2014.
This order is administered by the Department of Conservation.