Fisheries (Umupuia Beach Temporary Closure) Notice 2014

2014/314

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Fisheries (Umupuia Beach Temporary Closure) Notice 2014

Pursuant to section 186A of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister for Primary Industries, after complying with the requirements of that section, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Umupuia Beach Temporary Closure) Notice 2014.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 26 October 2014.

3 Revocation of this notice
  • This notice is revoked on the close of 24 September 2016.

4 Umupuia Beach closed in respect of cockles for 2 years
  • (1) A person must not take cockles from Umupuia Beach while this notice is in force.

    (2) In this clause,—

    cockle means a shellfish of the species Chione (Austrovenus) stutchburyi

    Umupuia Beach means all those New Zealand fisheries waters enclosed by a line—

    • (a) commencing at the mean high-water springs at Te Puea at the western end of the beach known as Umupuia Beach (at 36°53.77′S and 175°03.82′E); then

    • (b) proceeding in a straight line in a south-easterly direction to Whakakaiwhara Point (at 36°54.05′S and 175°05.88′E); then

    • (c) proceeding along the mean high-water springs to the point of commencement.

5 Revocation

Dated at Wellington this 8th day of September 2014.

Hon Nathan Guy,
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 26 October 2014, prohibits the taking of cockles from Umupuia Beach. In accordance with section 186A(5)(a) of the Fisheries Act 1996, this notice may not be in force beyond 2 years after the date of its notification in the Gazette. Accordingly, this notice is revoked on the close of 24 September 2016.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 September 2014.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.