Fisheries (Notification of Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve and Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2016

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Fisheries (Notification of Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve and Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2016

Pursuant to regulation 22 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Fisheries (Notification of Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve and Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2016.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette (the commencement date).

3 Notification of Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve

(1)

A mātaitai reserve (to be known as Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve) has been declared under regulation 20 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 over the area enclosed by a line—

(a)

commencing at a point on the mean high-water mark of the Waikouaiti sand spit at 45°38.32′S and 170°39.67′E; then

(b)

proceeding in a straight line in a southerly direction across the Waikouaiti River mouth to a point on the mean high-water mark at the northern end of Rona Street, at 45°38.51′S and 170°39.70′E; then

(c)

proceeding inland from these points along each side of the Waikouaiti River for approximately 10.4 kilometres to the confluence of the north and south branches of the Waikouaiti River; and

(d)

including approximately 0.4 kilometres of the south branch of the Waikouaiti River, from the confluence of the north and south branches of the Waikouaiti River to the westernmost point of the Waikouaiti Fishing Easement at 45°37.06′S and 170°35.26′E; and

(e)

including the Merton Tidal Arm; and

(f)

including the Merton Stream, to a point approximately 500 metres northeast of the intersection of State Highway 1 and Butters Road at 45°37.51′S and 170°37.47′E.

(2)

The declaration of the reserve takes effect on the commencement date.

4 Notification of appointment of Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki

(1)

The Minister for Primary Industries has appointed the following Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve, each for a term of 5 years:

(a)

Brendan Flack:

(b)

Leanne Simon:

(c)

Professor Khyla Russell:

(d)

Aroha Ellison:

(e)

David Ellison:

(f)

Robert Greene:

(g)

Rick Cameron:

(h)

Susan Flack.

(2)

The appointment of the Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki takes effect on the commencement date.

Dated at Wellington this 20th day of June 2016.

David Scranney,
for Director-General, Ministry for Primary Industries.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice is made under the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 (the regulations). It comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

Notice is given that a mātaitai reserve (to be known as Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve) has been declared under regulation 20 of the regulations (see Fisheries (Declaration of Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2016). Waikouaiti Mātaitai Reserve is located on the lower reaches of the Waikouaiti River, near Karitane, north of Dunedin. The tangata whenua of the area that includes the mātaitai reserve are represented by Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka ki Puketeraki.

Notice is given of the appointment of 8 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve. The powers of the Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki are set out in the regulations.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 June 2016.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.