Ngāti Kuri Claims Settlement Act 2015

  • Section 166(2) corrected on 30 January 2021 under section 25(1)(m) of the Legislation Act 2012.
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Reprint as at 30 January 2021

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Ngāti Kuri Claims Settlement Act 2015

Public Act
2015 No 76
Date of assent
22 September 2015
see section 2

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


4Provisions to take effect on settlement date
5Act binds the Crown
7Summary of historical account, acknowledgements, and apology
11Interpretation of Act generally
13Meaning of Ngāti Kuri
14Meaning of historical claims
15Settlement of historical claims final
16Amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
17Certain enactments do not apply
18Resumptive memorials to be cancelled
19Limit on duration of trusts does not apply
20Access to deed of settlement
21Provisions of other Acts that have same effect
23Murimotu Island
24The Pines Block
25Te Hāpua School site B
26Vesting and alternative description of Te Hāpua School site B in specified circumstances
27Tirirangi Urupā
28Mokaikai Pā
29Wairoa Pā
30Wharekawa Pā
33Te Raumanuka
34Te Rerenga Wairua
35Mai i Waikanae ki Waikoropūpūnoa
36Mai i Hukatere ki Waimahuru
37Mai i Ngāpae ki Waimoho
38Mai i Waimimiha ki Ngāpae
39Application of Crown forestry licence
40Bed of Lake Ngākeketo
41Lake Ngākeketo Recreation Reserve
42Waihopo Lake property
43Conditions applying to use of Waihopo Lake property
44Properties vest subject to or together with interests
45Interests in land for certain reserve properties
46Interests that are not interests in land
47Vesting of share of fee simple estate in property
48Registration of ownership
49Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987
50Matters to be recorded on computer freehold register
51Application of other enactments
52Minister of Conservation may grant easements
53Names of Crown protected areas discontinued
54Application of other enactments to reserve properties
55Joint management body for Beach sites A, B, C, and D
56Subsequent transfer of reserve land
57Transfer of reserve land to new administering body
58Transfer of reserve land to trustees of existing administering body if trustees change
59Reserve land not to be mortgaged
60Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve properties
62Status of Central and South Conservation Areas and Ninety Mile Beach marginal strip
63Establishment and status of Board
64Purpose of Board
65Appointment of members of Board
66Interim participation of Ngāti Kahu in Te Oneroa-a-Tohe redress
67Functions and powers of Board
68Power of Board to make requests to beach management agencies
69Criteria for appointment of commissioners
70Procedure for appointing hearing panel
71Obligation of Councils
72Obligation of Board
73Preparation and approval of beach management plan
74Purpose and contents of beach management plan
75Effect of beach management plan on RMA planning documents
76Effect of beach management plan on conservation documents
77Effect of beach management plan on local government decision making
78Application of other Acts to Board
80Overview and background
81Establishment of Te Hiku o Te Ika Conservation Board
82Role and jurisdiction of Northland Conservation Board to cease
83Appointment of members of Te Hiku o Te Ika Conservation Board
84Interim participation of Ngāti Kahu on Conservation Board
85Northland CMS
86Status, effect, and certain contents of Te Hiku CMS
87Preliminary agreement
88Draft document to be prepared
89Notification of draft document
92Revision of draft document
93Submission of draft document to Conservation Authority
94Approval of Te Hiku CMS
95Effect of approval of Te Hiku CMS
96Review procedure
97Review in relation to Ngāti Kahu area of interest
98Amendment procedure
99Dispute resolution
101Effect of dispute process on prescribed time limits
102New Zealand Conservation Authority
103Minister of Conservation
104Acknowledgement of section 4 of Conservation Act 1987
105Customary materials plan
106Wāhi tapu framework
107Protection of spiritual and cultural integrity of Te Rerenga Wairua Reserve
108Relationship agreement
110Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
111Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
112Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
113Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
114Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
115Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
116Provision of summary or notice to trustees
117Use of statutory acknowledgement
118Application of statutory acknowledgement to river or stream
119Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
120Rights not affected
121Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
123Issuing, amending, and cancelling protocols
124Protocols subject to rights, functions, and duties
125Enforcement of protocols
126Protocol with Minister of Energy and Resources
127Taonga tūturu protocol
128Fisheries protocol
130Appointment of Ngāti Kuri fisheries advisory committee
131Appointment of joint fisheries advisory committee
133Official geographic names
134Publication of official geographic names
135Subsequent alteration of official geographic names
137The Crown may transfer properties
138Transfer of share in fee simple estate in property
139Minister of Conservation may grant easements
140Computer freehold registers for commercial redress properties
141Computer freehold register for Peninsula Block
142Authorised person may grant covenant for later creation of computer freehold register
143Application of other enactments
144Transfer of Te Paki Station
145Peninsula Block ceases to be Crown forest land
146Relevant trustees are confirmed beneficiaries and licensors
147Effect of transfer of Peninsula Block
148Licence splitting process must be completed
149Right of access to protected sites
150Right of access over Peninsula Block
151Right of access to be recorded on computer freehold register
153Meaning of RFR land
154Restrictions on disposal of RFR land
155Requirements for offer
156Expiry date of offer
157Withdrawal of offer
158Acceptance of offer
159Formation of contract
160Disposal to the Crown or Crown bodies
161Disposal of existing public works to local authorities
162Disposal of reserves to administering bodies
163Disposal in accordance with enactment or rule of law
164Disposal in accordance with legal or equitable obligations
165Disposal under certain legislation
166Disposal of land held for public works
167Disposal for reserve or conservation purposes
168Disposal for charitable purposes
169Disposal to tenants
170Disposal by Housing New Zealand Corporation
171RFR landowner’s obligations subject to other matters
172Notice to LINZ of RFR land with computer register after RFR date
173Notice to trustees of offer trusts of disposal of RFR land to others
174Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land
175Notice requirements
176Right of first refusal recorded on computer registers for RFR land
177Removal of notifications when land to be transferred or vested
178Removal of notifications when RFR period ends
179Waiver and variation
180Disposal of Crown bodies not affected
181Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: