Fisheries (Notification of Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for Opihi Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2019

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Fisheries (Notification of Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for Opihi Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2019

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 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for Opihi Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2019.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 31 January 2020.

3 Revocation of this notice

This notice is revoked at the end of 20 August 2024.

4 Mātaitai reserve

This notice applies to the Opihi Mātaitai Reserve, in the Opihi Lagoon area of South Canterbury, that was declared by the Fisheries (Declaration of Opihi Mātaitai Reserve) Notice 2014 (LI 2014/234).

5 New appointments

(1)

The Minister of Fisheries has appointed the following people as Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve:

(a)

Dion Timothy:

(b)

Lavinia Reihana.

(2)

The appointments—

(a)

took effect on 6 August 2019; and

(b)

expire at the end of 5 August 2024.

6 Reappointments

(1)

The Minister of Fisheries has appointed the following people for a further term as Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve:

(a)

Karl Russell:

(b)

Kevin Russell-Reihana:

(c)

John Henry:

(d)

Michael Anglem:

(e)

Gwen Bower:

(f)

Tairoa Benson:

(g)

Mokai Reihana:

(h)

Brett Harris:

(i)

Dick Weastell:

(j)

Charles Rehe-Solomon:

(k)

Richard Hopkinson:

(l)

Rangi Timothy.

(2)

The appointments—

(a)

took effect on 21 August 2019; and

(b)

expire at the end of 20 August 2024.

Dated at Wellington this 9th day of December 2019.

Stuart Anderson,
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 31 January 2020 and revokes itself at the end of 20 August 2024.

The notice relates to the Opihi Mātaitai Reserve, which is in the Opihi Lagoon area of South Canterbury. The tangata whenua of the area that includes the mātaitai reserve are represented by Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua.

The notice relates to—

  • the appointment of 2 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve; and

  • the reappointment of 12 Tāngata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mātaitai reserve.

The Minister of Fisheries made the appointments and reappointments at the request of Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua.

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 December 2019.

This notice is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.