Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Claims Settlement Act 2014

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Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Claims Settlement Act 2014

Public Act
2014 No 20
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 accounts and the Crown’s acknowledgements and apologies
8Summary of historical account for Ngāti Kōata
9Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Kōata
10Text of apology for Ngāti Kōata
11Summary of historical account for Ngāti Rārua
12Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Rārua
13Text of apology for Ngāti Rārua
14Summary of historical account for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu
15Text of acknowledgements for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu
16Text of apology for Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu
17Summary of historical account for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui
18Text of acknowledgements for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui
19Text of apology for Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui
20Interpretation of Act generally
22Interpretation: iwi and trusts
23Meaning of Ngāti Kōata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui
24Meaning of historical claims
25Settlement of historical claims final
26Amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
27Certain enactments do not apply
28Removal of memorials
29Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
30Access to deeds of settlement
31Provisions of other Acts that have same effect
33Issue, amendment, and cancellation of protocols
34Protocols subject to rights, functions, and obligations
35Enforceability of protocols
36Limitation of rights
37Noting of conservation protocols
38Noting of fisheries protocols
39Noting of minerals protocols
41Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
42Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
43Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
44Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
45Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
46Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
47Provision of summaries or notices of certain applications to relevant trustees
48Use of statutory acknowledgement
49Relevant trustees may waive rights
50Issue and amendment of deeds of recognition
51Application to river or stream
52Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
53Rights not affected
54Limitation of rights
55Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
57Declaration of overlay classification
58Acknowledgement by the Crown of statements of iwi values
59Purposes of overlay classification
60Agreement on protection principles
61New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to have particular regard to certain matters
62New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards to consult relevant trustees
63Conservation management strategy
64Noting of overlay classification
65Notification in Gazette
66Actions by Director-General
67Amendment to strategy or plan
70Existing classification of overlay sites
71Termination of overlay classification
72Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
73Rights not affected
74Limitation of rights
76Catherine Cove
77Whangarae Bay (Okiwi Bay)
78Glenhope (Kawatiri)
79Kawatiri Confluence
80Wairau Pā
81Rārangi (Ngāti Rārua)
82Wainui urupā
83Tapu Bay (Kaiteriteri)
84Umukuri Bay urupā (Arapaoa Island)
85Tapu Bay (Motueka)
86Pūponga Farm, Cape House
87Pūponga Farm, Triangle Flat
89Liability for contamination relating to Puketawai
90Lucky Bay
91Whangarae Estuary
92Wharf Road (Okiwi Bay)
93Te Tai Tapu (Snake Creek)
94Coombe Rocks
95Hori Bay
96Pakawau Inlet
97Onauku Bay (Arapaoa Island)
98Anatoia Islands
99Te Tai Tapu (Anatori South)
100Te Tai Tapu (Anatori North)
101Moukirikiri Island
102Pah Point (Whanganui Inlet)
103Waikutakuta / Robin Hood Bay
104Tākaka River Mouth
105Parapara Peninsula
106Momorangi Point
107Wedge Point
108Ngākuta Point
109Ngaruru (Arapaoa Island)
110Arapawa Māori Rowing Club site
111Katoa Point
112Moioio Island
113Pūponga Point Pā site
114Mātangi Āwhio (Nelson)
115Pukatea / Whites Bay
117Tokomaru / Mount Robertson
118Properties are subject to, or benefit from, interests
119Interests in land for reserve sites that are jointly vested sites
120Interests that are not interests in land
121Registration of ownership
122Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987
123Recording application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987, sections of this Act, and fencing covenant
124Application of other enactments
125Application of Reserves Act 1977 to reserve sites
126Joint management body for Pūponga Point Pā site
127Joint management body for Pukatea / Whites Bay and Horahora-kākahu
128Joint management body for Tokomaru / Mount Robertson
129Subsequent transfer of reserve sites (other than jointly vested sites)
130Subsequent transfer of jointly vested sites
131No mortgage of reserve land
132Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve sites
133Names of Crown protected areas and reserve sites
135French Pass School and teachers’ residence
136Registration of ownership of cleared land
137Application of other enactments to cleared land
138Vesting and gifting back of Kaka Point
139Vesting and gifting back of Te Tai Tapu
140Easement over part of D’Urville Island Scenic Reserve
142New names of features
143Publication of new names
144Alteration of new names
146Authorisation to search for and remove sand, shingle, or other natural material
147Access to riverbed to search for and remove sand, shingle, or other natural material
148Obligations if accessing riverbed
149Relationship with other enactments
151Statutory advisers may advise Minister of Conservation and Director-General
153Statutory kaitiaki may advise Minister of Conservation and Director-General
154Preparation of kaitiaki plan
155Effect of kaitiaki plan on council
156Limitation of rights
157Acknowledgement of historical association with West of Separation Point / Te Matau
158Advisory committee established
159Appointment of members to advisory committee
160Advisory committee may provide advice
161Council must invite and have regard to advice
162Procedure and meetings of advisory committee
163Advisory committee may request information
164Other obligations under Resource Management Act 1991
165The Crown may transfer properties
166Registrar-General to create computer freehold register
167Minister of Conservation may grant easements
168Application of other enactments
169Transfer of certain commercial redress properties and deferred selection properties
170Transfer of properties subject to lease
172Licensed property ceases to be Crown forest land
173Trustees confirmed beneficiaries and licensors in relation to licensed property
174Effect of transfer of licensed property
175Unlicensed land
176Management of marginal strips
178Right of access to protected site
179Right of access subject to Crown forestry licence and registered lease
180Notation on computer freehold register
182Meaning of RFR land
183Restrictions on disposal of RFR land
184Requirements for offer
185Expiry date of offer
186Withdrawal of offer
187Acceptance of offer
188Formation of contract
189Disposals to the Crown or Crown bodies
190Disposals of existing public works to local authorities
191Disposals of reserves to administering bodies
192Disposals in accordance with enactment or rule of law
193Disposals in accordance with legal or equitable obligation
194Disposals under certain legislation
195Disposals of land held for public works
196Disposals for reserve or conservation purposes
197Disposals for charitable purposes
198Disposals to tenants
199Disposals by Housing New Zealand Corporation
200RFR landowner’s obligations subject to other things
201Notice to LINZ of certain RFR land with computer register
202Notice to trustees of potential disposal of RFR land
203Notice to trustees of disposals of RFR land to others
204Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land
205Notice requirements
206Recording memorials on computer registers for RFR land
207Removal of memorials when land to be transferred or vested
208Removal of memorials when RFR period ends
209Waiver and variation
210Disposal of Crown bodies not affected
211Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart
213Dissolution of charitable trust board
214Vesting of assets and liabilities of charitable trust board
215Assets and liabilities of subsidiary freed of charitable purposes
216Final annual report of charitable trust board
217Matters not affected by transfer
218Status of contracts and other instruments
219Status of existing securities
220Books and documents to remain evidence
222Transfer of employees
223Protection of terms and conditions of employment
224Continuity of employment
225No compensation for technical redundancy
226Application of this subpart
227Taxation in respect of transfer of assets and liabilities of charitable trust board
228Election by NTTW trustees to be Maori authority
229Taxation in respect of assets and liabilities of subsidiary
230Election by subsidiary to be Maori authority

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