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

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Fisheries (Notification of Ōtākou 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 Ōtākou 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 Ōtākou Mātaitai Reserve

(1)

A mātaitai reserve (to be known as Ōtākou 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 springs at the end of the Mole at 45°46.240′S and 170°43.190′E; then

(b)

proceeding in a straight line in a north-easterly direction for approximately 121 metres to a point offshore at 45°46.190′S and 170°43.250′E; then

(c)

proceeding in a straight line in a south-easterly direction to a point on the mean high-water springs at Taiaroa Head at 45°46.360′S and 170°43.700′E; then

(d)

proceeding in a generally southerly direction along the mean high-water springs to a point at Wellers Rock at 45°47.890′S and 170°42.950′E; then

(e)

proceeding in a straight line in a northerly direction for approximately 314 metres to a point offshore at beacon #8 at 45°47.730′S and 170°42.870′E; then

(f)

proceeding in a straight line in a westerly direction for approximately 522 metres to a point offshore at beacon #10 at 45°47.800′S and 170°42.480′E; then

(g)

proceeding in a straight line in a south-westerly direction for approximately 502 metres to a point on the mean high-water springs at the Ōtākou Wharf at 45°48.050′S and 170°42.330′E; then

(h)

proceeding in a generally south-westerly direction along the mean high-water springs to a point at Harwood at 45°48.790′S and 170°40.285′E; then

(i)

proceeding in a straight line in a north-westerly direction to a point on the mean high-water springs at Pulling Point at 45°47.740′S and 170°39.325′E; then

(j)

proceeding in a generally north-easterly direction along the mean high-water springs to a point at Taylor Point at 45°47.340′S and 170°39.990′E; then

(k)

proceeding in a straight line due south for approximately 370 metres to a point offshore at 45°47.540′S and 170°39.990′E; then

(l)

proceeding in a straight line in a north-easterly direction for approximately 901 metres to a point offshore at 45°47.350′S and 170°40.630′E; then

(m)

proceeding in a straight line due north for approximately 408 metres to a point on the mean high-water springs at Otafelo Point at 45°47.130′S and 170°40.630′E; then

(n)

proceeding in a generally north-easterly direction along the mean high-water springs to the point of commencement specified in paragraph (a).

(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 Ōtākou Mātaitai Reserve, each for a term of 5 years:

(a)

Hoani Langsbury:

(b)

Rachel Wesley:

(c)

Eleanor Russell:

(d)

Oliver Dawson:

(e)

Tangi Russell.

(2)

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

Dated at Wellington this 8th day of September 2016.

Dave Turner,
Director Fisheries Management,
on behalf of 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 Ōtākou Mātaitai Reserve) has been declared under regulation 20 of the regulations (see the Fisheries (Declaration of Ōtākou Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2016). Ōtākou Mātaitai Reserve is located in South Island fisheries waters in outer Otago Harbour. The tangata whenua of the area that includes the reserve are represented by Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou.

Notice is given of the appointment of 5 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve. The powers of Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki are set out in the regulations.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 September 2016.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.