Dated at Wellington this 29th day of August 2014.
Kelly Dunn under delegated authority,
for Director-General, Ministry for Primary Industries.
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 9 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 (the regulations).
The notice relates to 2 customary food gathering areas/rohe moana for which the members of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae hold mana whenua and mana moana. It gives notice of the Minister for Primary Industries’ decision to reappoint Francois Tumahai for a further term as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki of those 2 areas/rohe moana.
The Minister made the decision at the request of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae, in accordance with regulation 9(5) of the regulations.
Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki may, within their area/rohe moana, authorise individuals to take, for customary food gathering purposes, fisheries resources managed under the Fisheries Act 1996. It is an offence to take those resources for customary food gathering purposes without such authorisation.
Date of notification in Gazette: 4 September 2014.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.