Ngati Toa Rangatira Claims Settlement Act 2014

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Version as at 1 July 2022

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Ngati Toa Rangatira Claims Settlement Act 2014

Public Act
2014 No 17
Date of assent
22 April 2014
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.


4Provisions take effect on settlement date
5Act binds the Crown
7Historical account and the Crown’s acknowledgements and apology
8Summary of historical account
9Text of acknowledgements
10Text of apology
11Interpretation of Act generally
13Interpretation: iwi and trusts
14Meaning of Ngati Toa Rangatira
15Meaning of historical claims
16Settlement of historical claims final
17Amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
18Certain enactments do not apply
19Removal of memorials
20Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
21Access to deed of settlement
22Provisions of other Acts that have same effect
23Amendment to Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999
25Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
26Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
27Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
28Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
29Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
30Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
31Provision of summaries or notices of certain applications to trustee
32Use of statutory acknowledgement
33Trustee may waive rights
34Issue and amendment of deeds of recognition
35Application to river or stream
36Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
37Rights not affected
38Limitation of rights
39Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
41Declaration of nga paihau
42Acknowledgement by the Crown of statements of iwi values
43Purposes of nga paihau
44Agreement on protection principles
45New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to have particular regard to certain matters
46New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to consult trustee
47Conservation management strategy
48Noting of nga paihau
49Notification in Gazette
50Actions by Director-General
51Amendment to strategy or plan
54Existing classification of nga paihau sites
55Termination of nga paihau
56Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
57Rights not affected
58Limitation of rights
60Rarangi (Ngati Toa Rangatira)
61Akatarawa Road conservation area
62Former Tuamarina school house
64Pelorus Bridge
65Titahi Bay Road site A
66Titahi Bay Road site B
67Waikutakuta / Robin Hood Bay
68Elaine Bay
69Whitianga site
70Te Mana a Kupe
71Taputeranga Island
72Onehunga Bay
74Te Onepoto Bay
75Te Arai o Wairau
76Pukatea / Whites Bay
78Tokomaru / Mount Robertson
79Taupo urupa
80Whitireia urupa
81Properties are subject to, or benefit from, interests
82Interests in land for certain reserve sites
83Interests that are not interests in land
84Registration of ownership
85Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987
86Recording application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987 and sections of this Act
87Application of other enactments
88Application of Reserves Act 1977 to reserve sites
89Joint management body for Pukatea / Whites Bay and Horahora-kākahu
90Joint management body for Tokomaru / Mount Robertson
91Subsequent transfer of Whitianga site, Wainui, or Te Arai o Wairau
92Subsequent transfer of Te Mana a Kupe
93Subsequent transfer of Taputeranga Island
94Subsequent transfer of Onehunga Bay or Te Onepoto Bay
95Subsequent transfer of jointly vested sites
96No mortgage of reserve land
97Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve sites
98Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites
99Consequential repeal of certain sections of Wellington City Empowering and Amendment Act 1927
101New names of features
102Publication of new names
103Alteration of new names
105Notice appointing vesting date for balance of Mana Island
106Delayed vesting and gifting back of balance of Mana Island
108Kapiti Island site
109Right of access over reserves to Kapiti Island site
110Registration of ownership of Kapiti Island site
111Application of enactments to Kapiti Island site
112Kapiti Island North Nature Reserve site
113Registration of ownership of Kapiti Island North Nature Reserve site
114Application of enactments to Kapiti Island North Nature Reserve site
115Change of named registered proprietor of Kapiti Island North Nature Reserve site
116Trustee may divest all or part of Kapiti Island North Nature Reserve site
117Vesting of Kapiti Island North Nature Reserve balance site
118Notice appointing vesting date for Kapiti Island Nature Reserve site
119Delayed vesting and gifting back of Kapiti Island Nature Reserve site
120Recording right of access on register for Kapiti Island Nature Reserve site
121Strategic advisory committee established
122Appointment of members to strategic advisory committee
123Interim members of strategic advisory committee
124Functions of strategic advisory committee
125Procedure and meetings of strategic advisory committee
126Quorum at meetings of strategic advisory committee
127Strategic advisory committee may provide advice on conservation matters
128Strategic advisory committee to be consulted, and may provide advice, on annual planning
129Strategic advisory committee may provide advice on burial caves at Wharekohu Bay
130Conservation management strategy that affects Kapiti Island reserve site
131General provision about advice
133Process for preparation and approval of Kapiti Island plan
134Preparation of draft plan
135Notification of draft plan
136Submissions on draft plan
137Hearing of submissions
138Revision of draft plan
139Referral of draft plan to Conservation Authority and Minister
140Approval of draft plan
141Referral of disagreement to Conservation Authority
142Mediation of disagreement
143Review of Kapiti Island plan
144Amendment of Kapiti Island plan
146Preparation of poutiaki plan
147Effect on relevant councils
148Limitation of rights
150Joint board established
151Joint board is administering body of reserves
152Application for statutory authorisation over additional reserve
153Interests in favour of additional reserves
154Management plan
155Procedure and meetings of joint board
156Trustee may become administering body of additional reserve
158Change of reserve classification and appointment of administering body
159Improvements on campground site
160Management of site and income
161Revocation of appointment of administering body
162Advisory committee established
163Appointment of members to advisory committee
164Advisory committee may provide advice
165Council must invite and have regard to advice
166Procedure and meetings of advisory committee
167Advisory committee may request information
168Other obligations under Resource Management Act 1991
169The Crown may transfer properties
170Registrar-General to create computer freehold register
171Minister of Conservation may grant easements
172Application of other enactments
173Transfer of commercial redress property for no consideration
174Transfer of properties subject to lease
176Licensed property ceases to be Crown forest land
177Trustee confirmed beneficiary and licensor in relation to licensed property
178Effect of transfer of licensed property
180Right of access to protected site
181Right of access subject to Crown forestry licence
182Notation on computer freehold register
184Meaning of RFR land
185Restrictions on disposal of RFR land
186Requirements for offer
187Expiry date of offer
188Withdrawal of offer
189Acceptance of offer
190Formation of contract
191Disposals to the Crown or Crown bodies
192Disposals of existing public works to local authorities
193Disposals of reserves to administering bodies
194Disposals in accordance with enactment or rule of law
195Disposals in accordance with legal or equitable obligation
196Disposals under certain legislation
197Disposals of land held for public works
198Disposals for reserve or conservation purposes
199Disposals for charitable purposes
200Disposals to tenants
201Disposals by Housing New Zealand Corporation
202Disposals by Health New Zealand
203RFR landowner’s obligations subject to other things
204Notice to trustees if land becomes RFR land
205Notice to LINZ of certain RFR land with computer register
206Notice to trustees of potential disposal of RFR land
207Notice to trustees of disposals of RFR land to others
208Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land
209Notice to LINZ of transfer of certain deferred selection RFR land to trustees
210Notice requirements
211Recording memorials on computer registers for RFR land
212Removal of memorials when land to be transferred or vested
213Removal of memorials when RFR period ends
214Waiver and variation
215Disposal of Crown bodies not affected
216Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart

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