Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Act 2006

Version as at 12 April 2022

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Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Act 2006

Public Act
2006 No 43
Date of assent
25 September 2006
see section 2

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


4Act to bind the Crown
6Acknowledgements and apology
7Text of acknowledgements
8Text of apology in Māori: he kupu pouri
9Text of apology in English
10Interpretation of Act generally
12Meaning of Te Arawa
13Meaning of Te Arawa lakes historical claims
14Meaning of Te Arawa lakes remaining annuity issues
15Settlement of Te Arawa lakes claims final
16Jurisdiction of Tribunal to consider claims [Repealed]
17Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
18Application of other Acts
19Timing of actions or matters
20Appointment revoked
21Reserve status revoked
22Status of conservation areas
23Te Arawa lakebeds vest in Te Arawa
24Freehold estate in lakebeds inalienable
25No rights to water or aquatic life
26Limits to obligations for weeds attached to lakebeds
27Limits of liability for contamination
28Application of other Acts under this Part
29Registration of ownership
30Boundaries relating to Te Arawa lakebeds
31Common law right of navigation
32Recreational activities
33Existing structures on Te Arawa lakebeds
34Matters relevant to existing structures
36Existing commercial activities
37Meaning of public utility
38Rights for public utilities without authorisation
39Public utilities with authorisation
40Limits to rights applying to certain public utilities
41New commercial activities and new structures require written consent of Trustees
42Authorisations not affected
43Limits as to consent required
44Non-rateable status
45Liability for rates
46Liability of public utility authority for rates assessed
48Establishment of Group
49Purpose of Group
50Procedures of Group
51Application of other Acts under this subpart
52Authority to issue, amend, or cancel protocols
53Protocols subject to rights, functions, and obligations
54Enforceability of protocols
55Noting and effect of DOC protocol
56Noting and effect of fisheries protocol
57Effect of protected New Zealand objects protocol
58Effect of environment protocol
60Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
61Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
62Relevant consent authorities must have regard to statutory acknowledgement
63Environment Court must have regard to statutory acknowledgement
64Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
65Recording of statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
66Distribution of resource consent applications to Trustees
67Use of statutory acknowledgement
68Exercise of powers, duties, and functions not affected
69Statutory acknowledgement not exclusive
70Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
71Change of existing place names (if any)
73Commercial fishing not permitted
74Regulations in respect of included species
75Process for permitting commercial fishing of included species
76Relationship between regulations made under section 74 and other regulations
78Procedure for making bylaws
79Ministerial approval of bylaws
80Access to deed of settlement
81Effect of amendments to material
82Dissolution of Arawa Māori Trust Board
83Transfer of assets and liabilities
84Taxes and duties
85Final report of Arawa Māori Trust Board
86Matters not affected by transfer
87Status of contracts and other instruments
88Status of existing securities
89Books and documents to remain evidence
91Liability of employees and agents
92Transfer of employees
93Protection of terms and conditions of employment
94Continuity of employment
95No compensation for technical redundancy
96Acts repealed
98Provision not to apply to Te Arawa lakebeds
99Amendments to Acts
100Amendments to regulations
101Transitional provision relating to Antiquities Act 1975
57Effect of antiquities protocol