79 Exclusive right to occupy entitlement land for the purpose of a Nohoanga entitlement

(1)

Te Uri o Hau governance entity has the right to permit members of Te Uri o Hau to occupy entitlement land—

(a)

for the purpose of a Nohoanga entitlement as set out in section 76; and

(b)

to the exclusion of other persons during the period or periods that it exercises the right to occupy the land.

(2)

Subsection (1) applies subject to subsections (3) to (5).

(3)

Subsection (1) does not prevent agents of the Crown or persons exercising statutory powers undertaking their functions in relation to entitlement land.

(4)

Te Uri o Hau governance entity may occupy entitlement land for such period or periods in a calendar year that do not exceed 210 days in total.

(5)

Te Uri o Hau governance entity must not occupy entitlement land in a calendar year during the period beginning on 1 May and ending on the close of 15 August.