Ngāti Manuhiri Claims Settlement Act 2012

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Version as at 30 November 2022

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Ngāti Manuhiri Claims Settlement Act 2012

Public Act
2012 No 90
Date of assent
19 November 2012
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.


3Purpose of Act
4Provisions take effect on settlement date
5Act binds the Crown
7Acknowledgements and apology
8Text of acknowledgements
9Text of apology
10Interpretation of Act generally
12Meaning of Ngāti Manuhiri
13Meaning of historical claims
14Settlement of historical claims final
15Amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
16Certain enactments do not apply
17Removal of memorials
18Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
19Access to deed of settlement
20Issue, amendment, and cancellation of protocols
21Protocols subject to rights, functions, and obligations
22Enforceability of protocols
23Limitation of rights
24Noting of conservation protocol
25Noting of Crown minerals protocol
27Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
28Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
29Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
30Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
31Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
32Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
33Provision of summaries or notices of certain applications to trustees
34Use of statutory acknowledgement
35Trustees may waive rights
36Application to river or stream
37Issue and amendment of deed of recognition
38Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
39Rights not affected
40Limitation of rights
41Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
43Declaration of whenua rāhui
44Acknowledgement by the Crown of statement of Ngāti Manuhiri values
45Purposes of whenua rāhui
46Agreement on protection principles
47New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to have particular regard to certain matters
48New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to consult trustees
49Conservation management strategy
50Noting of whenua rāhui
51Notification in Gazette
52Actions by Director-General
53Amendment to strategy or plan
56Existing classification of whenua rāhui sites
57Termination of whenua rāhui
58Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
59Rights not affected
60Limitation of rights
62Mount Tamahunga summit site
63Leigh Recreation Reserve site
64Pākiri Domain Recreation Reserve site
65Pākiri Block conservation area
66Pākiri riverbed site
67Te Maraeroa
68Properties vest subject to, or together with, interests
69Registration of ownership
70Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987
71Recording application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987 and sections of this Act
72Application of other enactments
73Application of Reserves Act 1977 to reserve sites
74Subsequent transfer of reserve site
75No mortgage of reserve land
76Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve sites
77Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites
79New names of features
80Publication of new names
81Alteration of new names
82Name changes for Crown protected areas
83Vesting and gifting back of area
85Process for preparation and approval of Hauturu plan
86Preparation of draft plan
87Notification of draft plan
88Submissions on draft plan
89Hearing of submissions
90Revision of draft plan
91Referral of draft plan to Conservation Authority and Minister
92Approval of draft plan
93Referral of disagreement to Conservation Authority
94Mediation of disagreement
95Review of Hauturu plan
96Amendment of Hauturu plan
97Involvement of other iwi
99Stones may be removed with written authorisation
100Conditions of removing stones
102The Crown may transfer properties
103Registrar-General to create computer freehold register
104Application of other enactments
105Licensed land ceases to be Crown forest land
106Trustees confirmed beneficiaries and licensors in relation to licensed land
108Right of access to protected site
109Right of access subject to Crown forestry licence
110Notation on record of title
112Meaning of RFR land
113Specified RFR property may cease to be RFR land
114Restrictions on disposal of RFR land
115Requirements for offer
116Expiry date of offer
117Withdrawal of offer
118Acceptance of offer
119Formation of contract
120Disposals to the Crown or Crown bodies
121Disposals of existing public works to local authorities
122Disposals of reserves to administering bodies
123Disposals in accordance with enactment or rule of law
124Disposals in accordance with legal or equitable obligation
125Disposals by the Crown under certain legislation
126Disposals of land held for public works
127Disposals for reserve or conservation purposes
128Disposals for charitable purposes
129Disposals to tenants
130RFR landowner’s obligations subject to other things
131Notice of RFR land with computer register after settlement date
132Notice to trustees of disposals of RFR land to others
133Notice of land ceasing to be RFR land
134Notice requirements
135Recording memorials on computer registers for RFR land
136Removal of memorials when land ceases to be RFR land
137Removal of memorials when RFR period ends
138Waiver and variation
139Disposal of Crown bodies not affected
140Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: