Dated at Wellington this 15th day of September 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 Mataura River, in Southland.
Notice is given of the reappointment of a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve for a further 5 years, for an appointment that expired at the end of 11 August 2015.
The Minister for Primary Industries made the reappointment under regulation 22(3) of the regulations. The Minister did so at the request of Hokonui Rūnanga, 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: 17 September 2015.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.