Fisheries (Notification of Oaro Mātaitai Reserve and Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2018

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Fisheries (Notification of Oaro Mātaitai Reserve and Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2018

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 Oaro Mātaitai Reserve and Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki) Notice 2018.

2 Commencement

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

3 Notification of mātaitai reserve

(1)

This notice applies to Oaro Mātaitai Reserve, south of Kaikoura that is declared by the Fisheries (Declaration of Oaro Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2018.

(2)

The declaration of the mātaitai reserve takes effect on the commencement of this notice.

4 Appointments

(1)

The Minister of Fisheries has appointed the following people as Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for Oaro Mātaitai Reserve:

(a)

Maria Andrea Clayton:

(b)

Brett Cowan:

(c)

Nukuroa Tirikatene-Nash:

(d)

Sir Mark Solomon:

(e)

Gina Solomon:

(f)

Keepa Te Rangihiwinui Timms (Major):

(g)

Debbie Walford:

(h)

Jeff Reardon:

(i)

Taukiri Manawatu.

(2)

The appointments—

(a)

take effect on the commencement of this notice; and

(b)

expire 5 years after the commencement of this notice.

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of September 2018.

David Scranney,
Manager Customary Fisheries & Spatial Allocations,
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 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 relates to Oaro Mātaitai Reserve, which is south of Kaikoura. Oaro Mātaitai Reserve was declared by the Fisheries (Declaration of Oaro Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2018. It comprises the area of Oaro Mātaitai (which had been declared by section 22 of the Kaikōura (Te Tai o Marokura) Marine Management Act 2014) and an area that extends the boundaries of Oaro Mātaitai to include the South Island fisheries waters in the lower reaches of the Oaro River. Section 25 of the Act provided that Oaro Mātaitai was to be treated as if it were declared by a notice in the Gazette given under regulation 20 of the regulations.

The tangata whenua of the area that includes the mātaitai reserve are represented by Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura. The Minister of Fisheries made the appointments at the request of Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura.

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: 12 September 2018.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.