Reprint as at 30 January 2021

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Te Uri o Hau Claims Settlement Act 2002

Public Act
2002 No 36
Date of assent
17 October 2002
see section 2

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Office for Māori Crown Relations—Te Arawhiti.


4Act to bind the Crown
6Acknowledgements and apology
7Text in Maori of acknowledgements by the Crown
8Text in English of acknowledgments by the Crown
9Text in Maori of apology by the Crown
10Text in English of apology by the Crown
11Interpretation of Act generally
12Interpretation of terms
13Meaning of Te Uri o Hau
14Meaning of Te Uri o Hau claimant
15Meaning of Te Uri o Hau historical claims
16Timing of steps or matters
17Settlement of Te Uri o Hau historical claims final
18Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 amended [Repealed]
19Enactments relating to resumptive memorials on land subject to Te Uri o Hau historical claims no longer to apply
20Removal of resumptive memorials
21Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
24First Whakahuranga Pa site
25Second Whakahuranga Pa site
26Oteono site
27Whakapirau site
28Okahukura (Te Ngaio Point)
30Part Humuhumu lake bed
31Pouto Road end
32Wahi Tapu sites in Pouto Forest
33Pou Tu o Te Rangi
34Vesting of cultural redress properties
35Application of other enactments
36Successors bound
37Intermediate vesting in the Crown of certain land
38Registration of ownership
40Declaration of Kirihipi overlay area
41Purposes of Kirihipi overlay area
42Crown’s acknowledgement of Te Uri o Hau values
43Minister of Conservation may agree on principles in relation to Kirihipi overlay areas
44New Zealand Conservation Authority and conservation boards to have particular regard to Te Uri o Hau values
45New Zealand Conservation Authority and relevant conservation boards to consult with Te Uri o Hau governance entity
46Notification of Kirihipi overlay areas
47Actions by Director-General
48Amendments to strategies and plans
51Notification of actions in Gazette
52Existing classification of Kirihipi overlay area
53Revocation of status
54Exercise of powers, duties, and functions
55Rights not affected
56Limitation of rights
58Purposes of statutory acknowledgements
59Statutory acknowledgements by the Crown
60Consent authorities must have regard to statutory acknowledgments
61Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgements
62Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgements
63Recording of statutory acknowledgements on statutory plans
64Distribution of applications to Te Uri o Hau governance entity
65Use of statutory acknowledgement with submissions
66Purposes of deeds of recognition
67Authorisation to enter into deeds of recognition
68Form and terms of deeds of recognition
69Termination of deeds of recognition
70No limitation on other statutory acknowledgements or deeds of recognition
71Exercise of powers, duties, and functions
72Rights not affected
73Limitation of rights
74Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
76Purpose of Nohoanga entitlements
77Grant and renewal of Nohoanga entitlements
78Variation of terms of Nohoanga entitlement
79Exclusive right to occupy entitlement land for the purpose of a Nohoanga entitlement
80Right to erect temporary dwellings
81Condition of entitlement land when ceasing to occupy it
82Activities on entitlement land
83Crown’s obligation to provide lawful access
84Nohoanga entitlement not to restrict public access
85Compliance with laws, bylaws, and land and water management practices
86Rights of Te Uri o Hau governance entity under Nohoanga entitlement not assignable
87Nohoanga entitlement not to restrict the Crown’s right to alienate land
88Te Uri o Hau governance entity may enforce rights against other persons
89Suspension of Nohoanga entitlement
90Termination of Nohoanga entitlement
91Termination of Nohoanga entitlement for breach of obligations
92Part 3B of Conservation Act 1987 not to apply
93Rating Powers Act 1988
94Section 44 of Reserves Act 1977 not to apply
95Section 11 and Part 10 of Resource Management Act 1991 not to apply
96Rights of other parties not affected
97No creation of rights in entitlement land
98Permission of council not required
99Consent to excess holding of quota
100Oyster reserves
102Special association with indigenous species acknowledged
103Purpose of acknowledgement
104Exercise of powers, duties, and functions
105Rights not affected
106Limitation of rights
108Authority to issue, amend, or cancel protocols
109Protocols subject to Crown’s obligations
110Noting of conservation protocol
111Noting of fisheries protocol
112Enforceability of protocol
113Limitation of rights
114Changes of place names on official maps
115Change of name of certain reserves
116Changes to official signs and publications
117Transfer of commercial redress properties
118Minister of Conservation may grant easements
119Creation of computer register
120Redress licensed land ceases to be Crown forest land
121Redress licensed land
122Application of other enactments
123Roadways and rights of way
124Deed for continued public access
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