2019/154

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Wildlife Order 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 1st day of July 2019

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 8 of the Wildlife Act 1953 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Wildlife Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 2 August 2019.

3 Revocation of this order

This order is revoked at the close of 6 May 2022.

4 Interpretation

In this order, region means a region administered by a Fish and Game Council established under section 26P of the Conservation Act 1987.

5 Schedule 1 of Wildlife Act 1953 amended

In the Wildlife Act 1953, Schedule 1, replace the items relating to partridge and pheasant with:

Partridge:

Grey partridge (Perdix perdix): except on Chatham Islands

Red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa rufa), except—

(a)

on Chatham Islands; and

(b)

within the areas (commonly known as upland game preserves) specified in Part 2 of Schedule 3

Pheasant:

any bird, not being a domestic bird, of the genus Phasianus and any cross of any such bird with any other species, variety, or kind of pheasant, except—

(a)

on Chatham Islands; and

(b)

within the areas (commonly known as upland game preserves) specified in Part 2 of Schedule 3

6 Schedule 3 of Wildlife Act 1953 amended

(1)

In the Wildlife Act 1953, Schedule 3, above the first item, insert:

Part 1 Wildlife that may be hunted or killed subject to conditions

(2)

In the Wildlife Act 1953, Schedule 3, replace the items relating to partridge and pheasant with:

Partridge:

Grey partridge (Perdix perdix): on Chatham Islands only

Red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa rufa)

(a)

on Chatham Islands; and

(b)

within the areas (commonly known as upland game preserves) specified in Part 2 of this schedule

Pheasant:

any bird, not being a domestic bird, of the genus Phasianus and any cross of any such bird with any other species, variety, or kind of pheasant—

(a)

on Chatham Islands; and

(b)

within the areas (commonly known as upland game preserves) specified in Part 2 of this schedule

(3)

In the Wildlife Act 1953, Schedule 3, after the item relating to weka, insert:

Part 2 Specified areas (commonly known as upland game preserves) where certain wildlife may be hunted or killed subject to conditions

Eastern Fish and Game Region

(a)

Equine and Cropp Farms (Rotoma): 283 ha, more or less, being Pt Section 2 Blk I Rotoma SD (SO 17091) and Lot 5 DPS 34925; and 316 ha, more or less, being Secs 17 (SO 17091), 22 and 23 (SO 49960) Blk I Rotoma SD:

(b)

Prime Pine (Matata): 118 ha, more or less, being Pt Lot 1 DPS 58240:

(c)

Totara Lodge (Wairakei): 1242 ha, more or less, being Lots 1, 2, 4, and 5 DPS 61926, Part Tatua East 18 Block, Tatua East 17 Block, Tatua East Hunahuna Reserve, Tatua East 16A, Part Tatua East 16B, and Lot 3 DP 338327:

(d)

Coates Road (Lake Ohakuri): 389 ha, more or less, being Lots 1 and 3 DPS 87775, Sections 2–5 SO 60470, and Lot 2 DP 476535:

Hawke’s Bay Fish and Game Region

(e)

Whanawhana (Hawke’s Bay): 758 ha, more or less, being Lots 2 and 3 DP 24970:

(f)

Tuna Nui Station (Hawke’s Bay): 927 ha, more or less, being Lot 1 DP 11019, Lots 5 and 8 DP 24213, Pt Lot 1 DP 7979, Lot 2 DP 350254, Lots 1 and 2 DP 460372, Lots 2–4 DP 24212, Lot 2 DP 307838, and Lot 1 DP 365103:

(g)

Ngamatea Station (Waiouru): 1257 ha, more or less, being the area encompassed within a 2,000 m radius of the point of latitude 39°25′08.76″S and longitude 176°08′53.82″E:

(h)

Wharehunga (Waipukurau): 487 ha, more or less, being Lots 2 and 3 DP 339686, and Section 13 Block VIII Takapau SD:

Wellington Fish and Game Region

(i)

Rathmoy (Hunterville): (a) 1531 ha, more or less, being Certificates of Title WN40B/749, WN40B/748, WN52D/111, WN432/197, WN40C/405, WN538/44, WN538/45, WN538/46, WN5D/245, WN5D/244, WN257/17, WN33D/15, WN319/55, WN188/149, WN538/43, WN50D/387, WN441/119, and WN264/131, and Pt Lot 1 DP 5613, Lot 2 DP 326478, and Lots 90–99 DP 297; and (b) adjoining land 64 ha, more or less, being Sections 125–128 Blk VII Ongo SD and Pt Lot 3 DP 2689; and (c) adjoining land 21 ha, more or less, being Pt Lot 8A DP 309, Pt Lot 2 DP 2689, and Section 102 Blk VII Ongo SD:

(j)

Te Para Hut (Taihape): 128 ha, more or less, being Lots 1 and 2 DP 58801 Block VI Hautapu SD:

(k)

Papanui (Wellington): 302 ha, more or less, being Lot 3 DP 423315:

West Coast Fish and Game Region

(l)

Haupiri River (Greymouth): 1666 ha, more or less, being the area contained in Certificates of Title WS5A/972, WS5D/97, WS5A/973, WS5B/308, WS5B/309, WS2D/1052, WS2A/905, WS5A/545, WS2A/1197, WS8A/680, WS1A/1421, WS2D/876, WS1B/486, WS8C/1072, WS8C/1073, WS2D/854, WS8A/681, and WS5B/311:

Central South Island Fish and Game Region

(m)

Craigmore (Timaru): 1291 ha, more or less, being Lots 1–3 DP 14945, Section 3 SO 18577, and Lots 1 and 2 DP 315289:

(n)

Pinegrove (Timaru): 65 ha, more or less, being Lot 2 DP 437900 and Lot 2 DP 321973:

(o)

Waituna (Waimate): 1044 ha, more or less, being the land covered by Titles 330672, 656084, 749455, 749453, CB37C/1038, CB23K/728-729, and CB774/85; and the land covered by Titles 305507 and 330671:

Otago Fish and Game Region

(p)

Rough Ridge (Oturehua): 841 ha, more or less, being Section 3 Block VI Poolburn SD and Section 2 Block XVII, Section 24 Block XVI, Pt Section 10 Block XVI, and Section 42 Block XVI Blackstone SD.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

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

This order comes into force on 2 August 2019. It expires and is revoked at the close of 6 May 2022.

The order relates to 2 game bird species, red-legged partridge and pheasant. Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Act 1953 (the Act) is amended to declare these species to be game other than on the Chatham Islands and in the areas commonly known as upland game preserves listed in new Part 2 of Schedule 3.

Schedule 3 of the Act is amended to permit the species to be hunted and killed (subject to the Minister of Conservation’s notification) on the Chatham Islands and in the areas commonly known as upland game preserves.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 July 2019.

This order is administered by the Department of Conservation.