Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of May 2015.
on behalf of the Director-General, Ministry for Primary Industries.
This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This notice relates to the mātaitai reserve at Paterson Inlet/Whaka a Te Wera, Stewart Island.
Notice is given of the reappointment of 4 Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve. The Minister reappointed the Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki under regulation 22(3) of the regulations at the request of Te Rūnanga o Awarua, which represents the tangata whenua of the area that includes the mātaitai reserve.
The Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for a mātaitai reserve may—
ask the Minister to recommend the making of regulations to allow commercial fishing of certain species within the mātaitai reserve:
make bylaws restricting or prohibiting the taking of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed from within the mātaitai reserve:
authorise the continued taking of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed from within the mātaitai reserve for purposes that sustain the functions of a marae:
authorise the relocation of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed within the mātaitai reserve for the purpose of enhancing stocks.
Date of notification in Gazette: 28 May 2015.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.