Rotoaira Trout Fishing Regulations 1979

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Reprint as at 9 March 1979

Rotoaira Trout Fishing Regulations 1979

(SR 1979/38)

Keith Holyoake, Governor-General

Order in Council

At the Government Buildings at Wellington this 5th day of March 1979

The Right Hon B E Talboys presiding in Council


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.

Pursuant to Part 1 of the Maori Purposes Act 1959 (as amended by sections 9 and 10 of the Maori Purposes Act 1977), His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.


1 Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

3 Application of regulations

Part 1
Entry permits

4 Issue of entry permit

5 Permit officers

6 Applications for entry permit

7 Kinds of entry permits

8 Fees for entry permits

9 Form of entry permit

10 Permit not transferable

11 Permit to be produced

12 Revocation of permit

13 Permit holder liable for damage caused by breach of conditions

14 Evidence of permit

15 Refund of permit fees

16 Replacement of lost or mutilated permit

17 Rights of permit holders

18 Tagged trout

19 Anglers to give name and address, and produce permit, etc

Part 2
Restrictions on times and methods of fishing

Restrictions on times of fishing

20 Fishing prohibited between certain hours

21 Fishing in close season

Restrictions on methods of fishing

22 One rod and line only to be used

23 Methods prohibited

24 Lures and baits prohibited

25 Trolling prohibited

Restrictions on fish that may be taken

26 Bag limit

27 Size limit

28 Taking of fish from fish traps, etc

29 Fishing near fish traps, etc

Other restrictions

30 Trustees may prohibit fishing in certain waters

31 Use of boats

Part 3
Pollution of waters

32 Pollution of waters

Part 4
Wrongful possession and dealing

33 Sale of trout prohibited

34 Keeping live trout in captivity

Part 5
Freezing chambers and smokehouses

35 Duties of person in charge of freezing chamber or smokehouse

36 Restriction on number of trout that may be deposited in freezing chamber or smokehouse

37 Giving of trout as consideration for smoking prohibited

Part 6
Canning of trout

38 Restrictions on canning of trout

39 No fee to be paid for canning of trout

40 Sale of canned trout prohibited

41 Cans to be marked

42 Person not to continue fishing until cans marked

43 Maximum weight of canned trout permitted

44 Consignment of canned trout

45 Possession of canned trout

46 Canned trout not to be served at hotels, etc

Part 7
Miscellaneous provisions

47 Taking of indigenous fish

48 Fish not to be liberated without authority

49 Disturbing spawning grounds, etc

50 Taking of fish for scientific or other purposes

51 Taking of fish for purposes of pisciculture

52 Offences

53 Penalty for offences

54 Seizure of fishing gear, etc

55 Court may recommend return of seized gear, etc


Explanatory note

Gazette information

Reprint notes