Dated at Wellington this 7th day of July 2015.
Stacey Whitiora, Acting Director Maori Partnerships & Programmes,
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 Rapaki Bay.
Notice is given of—
the cancellation of the appointment of 2 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve:
the appointment of 2 replacement Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve.
The Minister cancelled the appointments under regulation 23(1) of the regulations and appointed the replacement Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki under regulation 23(2) of the regulations. The Minister took these actions at the request of Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke (also known as the Rapaki 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: 9 July 2015.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.