Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010

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Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010

Public Act
2010 No 24
Date of assent
7 May 2010
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 Office for Māori Crown Relations—Te Arawhiti.


3Overarching purpose of settlement
4Purpose of Act
5Guiding principles of interpretation
7Act binds the Crown
9Scope of vision and strategy
10Relationship of sections 11 to 15 with Resource Management Act 1991
11Vision and strategy is part of Waikato Regional Policy Statement
12Effect of vision and strategy on Resource Management Act 1991 planning documents
13Updating Resource Management Act 1991 planning documents to conform with reviewed vision and strategy
14Effect of vision and strategy on resource consent conditions and designations
15Statement about vision and strategy in Conservation Act 1987 documents and Resource Management Act 1991 planning documents
16Status of vision and strategy for other enactments
17Duty to have particular regard to vision and strategy
18Initial review
19Subsequent reviews
20Purpose and conduct of reviews
21Amendments made by Order in Council
22Establishment and purpose of Authority
23General functions
24General powers
25Accredited commissioners
26Sections 27 to 31 apply to applications for resource consents relating to Waikato River
27Notice of applications
28Hearing committees
30Section 100A of Resource Management Act 1991
31Section 147(1)(c) of Resource Management Act 1991
33Presentation of annual reports
34Other provisions on Authority
35Meaning of integrated river management plan
36Preparation and approval of plan
37Effect of components
38Review and amendment of plan
39Preparation and availability
41Duty to make
44Principles for development and operation
45Monitoring and enforcement
46Preparation, review, change, or variation of Resource Management Act 1991 planning document
47Resource consent process
48Process for finalising
50Waiver of rights
51Legal framework
53Review and amendment
54Other powers not affected
55Exercise of powers in certain circumstances
56Crown acknowledgement
57Authorised customary activities
58Management of authorised customary activities
59Statutory authorisation for certain structures
60Tangihanga and hari tuupaapaku
61Process to deal with significant adverse effects on environment
62Joint management agreement must include processes relating to customary activities
63Waikato-Tainui flora cultural harvest plan
64Creating or disposing of interests
65Definitions for sections 66 to 80
66Sites of significance
67Registration of ownership of fee simple sites
68Registration of ownership of reserve sites
69Pootatau Te Wherowhero
70Council’s rights relating to soil conservation and river control
71How various Acts affect sites of significance
72How Conservation Act 1987 and Reserves Act 1977 affect reserve sites
73How fisheries enactments affect reserve sites
74Managed properties
75Registration of ownership of managed properties
76Council’s duties relating to soil conservation and river control
77How Public Works Act 1981 affects managed properties
78How various other Acts affect managed properties
79Additional managed properties
80Duty to make co-management agreement
81Definitions for sections 82 to 84
82Right of first refusal over leasehold estate in Huntly Power Station
83Effect of section 82
84Duties of LINZ concerning Huntly Power Station
85Definitions for section 86
86Right of first refusal over licence
87Effect of section 86
88Meaning of raupatu claim
89Raupatu claims settled
90Certain rights, actions, and decisions not affected
91Duties of LINZ concerning memorialised lands
92Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
93Regulations and bylaws
95Authority and Trust: public bodies, entities, and authorities
96Consequential amendments