Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement Act 2018

Version as at 12 April 2022

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Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement Act 2018

Public Act
2018 No 14
Date of assent
26 June 2018
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 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 Heretaunga Tamatea
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
22Statutory acknowledgement by the Crown
23Purposes of statutory acknowledgement
24Relevant consent authorities to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
25Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
26Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Environment Court to have regard to statutory acknowledgement
27Recording statutory acknowledgement on statutory plans
28Provision of summary or notice to trustees
29Use of statutory acknowledgement
30Issuing and amending deeds of recognition
31Application of statutory acknowledgement and deed of recognition to river or stream
32Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
33Rights not affected
34Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
36Declaration of overlay classification and the Crown’s acknowledgement
37Purposes of overlay classification
38Effect of protection principles
39Obligations on New Zealand Conservation Authority and Conservation Boards
40Noting of overlay classification in strategies and plans
41Notification in Gazette
42Actions by Director-General
43Amendment to strategies or plans
46Effect of overlay classification on overlay areas
47Termination of overlay classification
48Exercise of powers and performance of functions and duties
49Rights not affected
51Official geographic names
52Publication of official geographic names
53Subsequent alteration of official geographic names
55Blackhead property
56Omahu property
57Parimāhu Beach property
58Lake Hatuma property
59Joint management body for Lake Hatuma property
60Administration of Lake Hatuma reserve land
61Pūrimu Lake property
62Improvements attached to Pūrimu Lake property
63Future interests relating to Pūrimu Lake reserve land
64Administration of Pūrimu Lake reserve land
65Properties vest subject to or together with interests
66Interests in land for Lake Hatuma property
67Interests that are not interests in land
68Registration of ownership
69Application of Part 4A of Conservation Act 1987
70Matters to be recorded on computer freehold register
71Application of other enactments
72Application of other enactments to reserve properties
73Subsequent transfer of reserve land
74Transfer of reserve land to new administering body
75Transfer of reserve land if trustees change
76Reserve land not to be mortgaged
77Saving of bylaws, etc, in relation to reserve properties
78Notice appointing delayed vesting date for certain properties
79Delayed vesting and gifting back of certain properties
81The Crown may transfer properties
82Minister of Conservation may grant easements
83Computer freehold registers for deferred selection properties
84Computer freehold register for licensed land subject to single Crown forestry licence
85Authorised person may grant covenant for later creation of computer freehold register
86Application of other enactments
87Licensed land ceases to be Crown forest land
88Licensed land entity confirmed beneficiary and licensor of licensed land
89Effect of transfer of licensed land
90Waitangi Tribunal jurisdiction preserved for other claimants for up to 8 years
91Licensed land entity must give effect to Waitangi Tribunal recommendation
92Application of enactments to certain transfers of licensed land by licensed land entity
93Status of licensed land if transferred to Crown
94Right of access to protected sites
95Right of access over licensed land
96Right of access to be recorded on computer freehold registers
98Meaning of RFR land
99Restrictions on disposal of RFR land
100Requirements for offer
101Expiry date of offer
102Withdrawal of offer
103Acceptance of offer
104Formation of contract
105Disposal to the Crown or Crown bodies
106Disposal of existing public works to local authorities
107Disposal of reserves to administering bodies
108Disposal in accordance with obligations under enactment or rule of law
109Disposal in accordance with legal or equitable obligations
110Disposal under certain legislation
111Disposal of land held for public works
112Disposal for reserve or conservation purposes
113Disposal for charitable purposes
114Disposal to tenants
115RFR landowner’s obligations subject to other matters
116Notice to LINZ of RFR land with computer register after settlement date
117Notice to trustees of disposal of RFR land to others
118Notice to LINZ of land ceasing to be RFR land
119Notice requirements
120Right of first refusal to be recorded on computer registers for RFR land
121Removal of notifications when land to be transferred or vested
122Removal of notifications when RFR period ends
123Waiver and variation
124Disposal of Crown bodies not affected
125Assignment of rights and obligations under this subpart

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: