Dated at Wellington this 17th day of January 2017.
Director Fisheries Management,
on behalf of Director-General, Ministry for Primary Industries.
This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
The notice relates to a customary food gathering area/rohe moana of the tangata whenua of Rongomaiwahine, represented by the Mahia Maori Committee. The area/rohe moana is an area from Paritu to Waikokopu at Mahia.
Notice is given of the appointment of a replacement Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki for the area/rohe moana. The appointee replaces the late Valletta Wairau, whose appointment was cancelled in 2012 (see the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 1) 2012 (Gazette 2012, p 1310)). The Minister for Primary Industries made the replacement appointment at the request of the Mahia Maori Committee.
The powers of Tāngata Kaitiaki/Tiaki are set out in the regulations.
Date of notification in Gazette: 19 January 2017.
This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.