Fisheries (Declaration of Tūtaeputaputa Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2018

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Fisheries (Declaration of Tūtaeputaputa Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2018

Pursuant to regulation 20 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Minister of Fisheries gives the following notice after complying with regulations 18 to 20 of those regulations.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Fisheries (Declaration of Tūtaeputaputa Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2018.

2 Commencement

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

3 Declaration of mātaitai reserve

(1)

This notice declares that the area of South Island fisheries waters specified in subclause (2) that are within the following lines is a mātaitai reserve:

(a)

from the starting point at 42°36.240′S and 173°28.500′E (on the mean high-water mark); then

(b)

by a line in a generally north-westerly direction along the eastern boundary of the Conway River catchment until it intersects with the Inland Kaikoura Road; then

(c)

by a line in a generally south-westerly direction along the Inland Kaikoura Road until it intersects with the boundary of the Conway River catchment; then

(d)

by a line in a generally south-easterly then north-easterly direction along the western and south-eastern boundaries of the Conway River catchment to a point at 42°37.320′S and 173°27.900′E (on the mean high-water mark); then

(e)

by a line in a generally northerly direction along the mean high-water mark to the starting point.

(2)

The South Island fisheries waters are as follows:

(a)

Conway River and its tributaries; and

(b)

Charwell and Gelt Rivers; and

(c)

Limestone, Spey, Blackburn, Stag, Goat Hills, Campbell, and Waingaro Streams; and

(d)

Birthday Creek; and

(e)

Weka Brook.

(3)

The mātaitai reserve is to be known as Tūtaeputaputa Mātaitai Reserve.

Dated at Wellington this 18th day August 2018.

Hon Stuart Nash,
Minister of Fisheries.

Explanatory note

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

This notice is given 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.

The notice declares Tūtaeputaputa Mātaitai Reserve, which is over the lower reaches of the Conway River, south of Kaikoura. The tangata whenua of the area that includes the mātaitai reserve are represented by Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura.

A mātaitai reserve is a traditional fishing ground for which Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki are appointed under the regulations.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 September 2018.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.