Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of June 2015.
on behalf of the Minister 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 Lake Forsyth (Wairewa).
Notice is given of—
the cancellation of the appointment of a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve:
the reappointment of 5 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve.
The Minister for Primary Industries cancelled the appointment under regulation 23(1) of the regulations and made the reappointments under regulation 22(3) of the regulations. The Minister took these actions at the request of the Wairewa Rūnanga, which represents the tangata whenua of the area that includes the mātaitai reserve.
The Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the 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: 25 June 2015.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.