Dated at Wellington this 18th day of June 2016.
Hon Nathan Guy,
Minister for Primary Industries.
This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This notice declares the area described in clause 3 to be a mātaitai reserve (to be known as Tuhawaiki Mātaitai Reserve). The reserve is located in South Island fisheries waters to the south of Timaru. The tangata whenua of the area that includes the reserve are represented by Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua.
A mātaitai reserve is an identified traditional fishing ground managed by the tangata whenua through Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki. Commercial fishing is generally prohibited in a mātaitai reserve (with exceptions specified in regulation 24 of the regulations).
Date of notification in Gazette: 23 June 2016.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.