Taranaki Iwi Claims Settlement Act 2016

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Taranaki Iwi Claims Settlement Act 2016

Public Act
2016 No 95
Date of assent
5 December 2016
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
8Summary of historical account
11Interpretation of Act generally
13Meaning of Taranaki Iwi
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
19Rule against perpetuities does not apply
20Access to deed of settlement
21Provisions that have same effect
23Issuing, amending, and cancelling protocols
24Protocols subject to rights, functions, and duties
25Enforcement of protocols
26Conservation protocol
27Fisheries protocol
28Taonga tūturu protocol
30Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
31Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
32Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
33Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
34Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
35Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
36Provision of summary or notice to trustees
37Use of statutory acknowledgement
38Issuing and amending deeds of recognition
39Application of statutory acknowledgement and deed of recognition to river or stream
40Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
41Rights not affected
42Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
44Name changes for Crown protected areas
45Obligations relating to names changed under section 44
47Arawhata property
48Cape Egmont Lighthouse property
49Cape Egmont site A
50Kahui site A
51Kahui site B
52Opunake site A
53Ōrimupiko / Headlands site A
54Pungarehu property
55Puniho property
56Rahotu site A
57Rahotu site B
58Rahotu site C
59Warea site A
60Warea site B
61Cape Egmont site B
62Maitahi property
63Manihi Road property
64Ōākura Coast property
65Ōāonui property
66Okahu Stream property
67Ōkato Coast property
68Ōmata Stockade
69Opunake site B
70Ōrimupiko / Headlands site B
71Sutton Road site A
72Sutton Road site B
73Tapuinīkau Pā
74Tataraimaka Pā
75Te Koru Pā
76Mataora (Round Rock), Motuotamatea (Snapper Rock), and Pararaki (Seagull Rock)
77Motumahanga (Saddleback), Moturoa, Waikaranga (Seal Rocks), and Whareumu (Lion Rock)
78Koruanga / Motukuku and Tokatapu
79Shares in Ngā Motu properties transfer only after vesting in trustees of Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust
80Properties vest subject to or together with interests
81Interests that are not interests in land
82Registration of ownership
83Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987
84Matters to be recorded on computer freehold register
85Application of other enactments
86Names of Crown protected areas discontinued
87Application of other enactments to reserve properties
88Subsequent transfer of reserve land
89Transfer of reserve land to new administering body
90Transfer of reserve land to trustees of existing administering body if trustees change
91Reserve land not to be mortgaged
92Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve properties
93Registration of ownership of Ngā Motu
94Transfer of Ngā Motu if trustees change
95Change of name of registered proprietor
96Consequence of change of name of registered proprietor
98Purpose and objectives
99Iwi representation on Council committee
100Members to act in interests of committee
101Change in committee structure
103Basis for transfer of post-settlement redress properties
104Conditions of transfer of reserve properties
105Computer freehold registers for post-settlement redress properties
106Matter to be recorded on certain computer freehold registers
107Application of other enactments
109The Crown may transfer properties
110Cape Egmont Conservation Area
111Cape Recreation Reserve
112Minister of Conservation may grant easements
113Computer freehold registers for deferred selection properties
114Authorised person may grant covenant for later creation of computer freehold register
115Application of other enactments
116Transfer of properties subject to lease
117Requirements if lease terminates or expires
119Meaning of RFR land, exclusive RFR land, non-exclusive RFR land, and shared RFR land
120Restrictions on disposal of RFR land
121Requirements for offer
122Expiry date of offer
123Withdrawal of offer
124Acceptance of offer
125Formation of contract
126Disposal to the Crown or Crown bodies
127Disposal of existing public works to local authorities
128Disposal of reserves to administering bodies
129Disposal in accordance with obligations under enactment or rule of law
130Disposal in accordance with legal or equitable obligations
131Disposal under certain legislation
132Disposal of land held for public works
133Disposal for reserve or conservation purposes
134Disposal for charitable purposes
135Disposal to tenants
136RFR landowner’s obligations subject to other matters
137Notice to LINZ of RFR land with computer register after settlement date
138Notice to trustees of offer trusts of disposal of RFR land to others
139Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land
140Notice to be given if disposal of non-exclusive or shared RFR land being considered
141Notice requirements
142Right of first refusal to be recorded on computer registers for RFR land
143Removal of notifications when land to be transferred or vested
144Removal of notifications when RFR period ends
145Waiver and variation
146Disposal of Crown bodies not affected
147Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart
149Dissolution of Taranaki Iwi Trust
150Vesting of assets and liabilities of Taranaki Iwi Trust
151Assets and liabilities of relevant subsidiary
152Recognition of new mandated iwi organisation
153Certain effects of recognition of new mandated iwi organisation
154Functions of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited
155Matters not affected by transfer
156Status of existing instruments
157Status of existing securities
158Continuation of proceedings
159Books and documents to remain evidence
160Removal from register of charitable entities
161Other registers
162Transfer of employees
163Protection of terms and conditions of employment
164Continuity of employment
165No compensation for technical redundancy
166Liability of employees and agents
167Final report of Taranaki Iwi Trust
168Application and interpretation
169Taxation in respect of transfer of assets and liabilities of Taranaki Iwi Trust
170Election of trustees of Te Kāhui o Taranaki to become Māori authority
171Taxation in respect of assets and liabilities of relevant subsidiary
172Election by relevant subsidiary to become Māori authority
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: