Dated at Wellington this 14th day of August 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 Kaihuka Island, on the east side of Stewart Island.
Notice is given of the reappointment of a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve. The earlier appointment expired at the end of 7 July 2015. 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 Tāngata 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: 20 August 2015.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.