Ngāti Pāhauwera Treaty Claims Settlement Act 2012

Subpart 4—Extraction of hāngi stones

57 Interpretation

In this subpart,—

coastal marine area has the meaning given by section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991

hāngi stones means naturally occurring rounded rocks that—


are typically basalt, rhyolite, or andesite volcanic cobbles; and


are typically lacking in fracture planes; and


have dense crystalline texture giving them the capacity to retain heat; and


are commonly found in deposits of volcanic debris

relevant hāngi stones means hāngi stones that are situated in the bed of the Mohaka River or Te Hoe River to the extent that the bed of the river is situated in the core area of interest but not in the coastal marine area.