Fisheries (Kaikoura–Wakatu Quay Temporary Closure) Notice 2016

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Fisheries (Kaikoura–Wakatu Quay Temporary Closure) Notice 2016

Pursuant to section 186B of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries, after complying with the requirements of that section, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Fisheries (Kaikoura–Wakatu Quay Temporary Closure) Notice 2016.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 18 August 2016.

3 Revocation of this notice

This notice is revoked on the close of 20 July 2018.

4 Area closed for taking of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed

(1)

A person must not take any species of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed from the Kaikoura–Wakatu Quay closure area.

(2)

In this clause, Kaikoura–Wakatu Quay closure area means all those South Island fisheries waters enclosed by a line—

(a)

commencing at a point at the North Wharf (at 42°24.79′S and 173°42.19′E); then

(b)

proceeding in a straight line in a north-easterly direction to a point at Nine Pin Rock (at 42°24.54′S and 173°42.32′E); then

(c)

proceeding in a straight line in a south-easterly direction to a point at St Kilda Rocks (at 42°24.80′S and 173°42.80′E); then

(d)

proceeding in a straight line in a south-westerly direction to a point at 42°25.01′S and 173°42.57′E; then

(e)

proceeding in a straight line in a westerly direction to a point on the coast (at 42°25.02′S and 173°42.50′E); then

(f)

proceeding in a north-westerly direction along the mean high-water springs mark of the coast of the South Island to the point of commencement.

Dated at Nelson this 18th day of July 2016.

David Scranney,
Manager Customary Fisheries & Spatial Allocations,
for Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Explanatory note

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

This notice prohibits the taking of any species of fish, aquatic life, or seaweed from the Kaikoura–Wakatu Quay closure area. This notice comes into force on 18 August 2016 and is revoked on 20 July 2018.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 July 2016.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.