Taranaki Iwi Claims Settlement Act 2016

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12 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

administering body has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Reserves Act 1977

aquatic life has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

attachments means the attachments to the deed of settlement

Commissioner of Crown Lands means the Commissioner of Crown Lands appointed in accordance with section 24AA of the Land Act 1948

computer register

(a)

has the meaning given in section 4 of the Land Transfer (Computer Registers and Electronic Lodgement) Amendment Act 2002; and

(b)

includes, where relevant, a certificate of title issued under the Land Transfer Act 1952

consent authority has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991

conservation area has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

conservation legislation means—

(b)

the enactments listed in Schedule 1 of that Act

conservation management plan has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

conservation management strategy has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

Crown has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989

cultural redress property has the meaning given in section 46

deed of recognition

(a)

means a deed of recognition issued under section 38 by—

(i)

the Minister of Conservation and the Director-General; or

(ii)

the Commissioner of Crown Lands; and

(b)

includes any amendments made under section 38(4)

deed of settlement

(a)

means the deed of settlement dated 5 September 2015 and signed by—

(i)

the Honourable Christopher Finlayson, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and the Honourable Simon William English, Minister of Finance, for and on behalf of the Crown; and

(ii)

Tokatumoana Kevin Walden, David Allan Tamatea, Leanne Kuraroa Horo, John Niwa, Rawinia Donna Maree Leatherby, Daniel Peter Harrison, Te Aroaro o Paritutu Fiona Patricia Tamati, being the trustees of Te Kāhui o Taranaki, for and on behalf of Taranaki Iwi; and

(b)

includes—

(i)

the schedules of, and attachments to, the deed; and

(ii)

any amendments to the deed or its schedules and attachments

deferred selection property has the meaning given in section 108

Director-General means the Director-General of Conservation

documents schedule means the documents schedule of the deed of settlement

effective date means the date that is 6 months after the settlement date

exclusive RFR area has the meaning given in section 118

freshwater fisheries management plan has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Conservation Act 1987

historical claims has the meaning given in section 14

interest means a covenant, easement, lease, licence, licence to occupy, tenancy, or other right or obligation affecting a property

LINZ means Land Information New Zealand

local authority has the meaning given in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

member of Taranaki Iwi means an individual referred to in section 13(1)(a)

national park management plan has the meaning given to management plan in section 2 of the National Parks Act 1980

non-exclusive RFR area has the meaning given in section 118

property redress schedule means the property redress schedule of the deed of settlement

regional council has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991

Registrar-General means the Registrar-General of Land appointed in accordance with section 4 of the Land Transfer Act 1952

representative entity means—

(a)

the trustees; and

(b)

any person, including any trustee, acting for or on behalf of—

(i)

the collective group referred to in section 13(1)(a); or

(ii)

1 or more members of Taranaki Iwi; or

(iii)

1 or more of the whānau, hapū, or groups referred to in section 13(1)(c) or (d)

reserve has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Reserves Act 1977

reserve property has the meaning given in section 46

resource consent has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991

RFR means the right of first refusal provided for by subpart 2 of Part 3

RFR land has the meaning given in section 119(1)

settlement date means the date that is 40 working days after the date on which this Act comes into force

shared RFR area has the meaning given in section 118

statutory acknowledgement has the meaning given in section 29

Te Kāhui o Taranaki means the trust of that name established by a trust deed dated 24 June 2013

Te Korowai o Ngāruahine means the trust of that name established by a trust deed dated 20 June 2013

Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust means the trust of that name established by a trust deed dated 31 March 2014

tikanga means customary values and practices

trustees of Te Kāhui o Taranaki and trustees mean the trustees, acting in their capacity as trustees, of Te Kāhui o Taranaki

working day means a day other than—

(a)

Saturday, Sunday, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, the Sovereign’s birthday, and Labour Day:

(b)

if Waitangi Day or Anzac Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday:

(c)

a day in the period commencing with 25 December in any year and ending with the close of 15 January in the following year:

(d)

the days observed as the anniversaries of the provinces of Taranaki and Wellington.