Fisheries (Reappointment of Te Rūnanga o Awarua Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice (No 2) 2014

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Fisheries (Reappointment of Te Rūnanga o Awarua Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice (No 2) 2014

Pursuant to regulation 22 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Reappointment of Te Rūnanga o Awarua Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice (No 2) 2014.

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

3 Interpretation
  • In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires, mātaitai reserve means the mātaitai reserve at Puna-wai-Tōriki (Hays Gap) that was notified in the Fisheries (Declaration of Mātaitai Reserve at Puna-wai-Tōriki (Hays Gap) and Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2008 (Gazette 2008, p 1524).

4 Reappointment
  • (1) The Minister for Primary Industries has appointed Jenny O’Connell for a further term as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve.

    (2) The appointment—

    • (a) took effect on 7 May 2014; and

    • (b) expires at the close of 6 May 2019.

Dated at Wellington this 29th day of August 2014.

Kelly Dunn under delegated authority,
for Director-General, Ministry 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 day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, is made under regulation 22 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 (the regulations). It gives notice of the reappointment of a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve at Puna-wai-Tōriki (Hays Gap). Regulation 22(3) of the regulations required the Minister to reappoint the Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki once Te Rūnanga o Awarua, which represents the relevant tangata whenua, nominated the appointee for a further term.

Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for a mātaitai reserve may, in relation to the reserve,—

  • ask the Minister to recommend the making of regulations to allow commercial fishing of certain species:

  • make bylaws restricting or prohibiting the taking of fisheries resources managed under the Fisheries Act 1996:

  • authorise the taking of fisheries resources for the purpose of sustaining the functions of a marae:

  • authorise the relocation of fisheries resources for the purpose of enhancing stocks.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 September 2014.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.