Dated at Wellington this 5th day of December 2014.
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 regulations 9 and 10 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 (the regulations). It is revoked at the close of 15 November 2019.
The notice relates to a customary food gathering area/rohe moana of which the members of Te Ngāi Tūāhuriri Rūnanga are the tangata whenua. It gives notice of the Minister for Primary Industries’ decision to—
cancel the appointments of Ben Te Aika and Justin Fowler as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki of the area/rohe moana; and
appoint Tania Waati and Te Maire Tau as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki in their place; and
reappoint 5 other persons, each for a further term as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki of the area/rohe moana.
The Minister made the decisions at the request of Te Ngāi Tūāhuriri Rūnanga, in accordance with regulations 9(5) and 10(1) and (2) 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: 18 December 2014.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.