Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 3) 1998 (No. F99) Pursuant to regulation 9 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, the Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control hereby gives the following notice. N o t i c e 1. Title and commencement (1) This notice may be cited as the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Notice 1998. (2) This notice shall come into effect the day after the date of its notification in the New Zealand Gazette. 2. Interpretation In this notice: (a) The term ``Customary food gathering'' has the same meaning as defined in the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998. (b) Any reference to ``Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki'' means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998 as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for a general customary food gathering area/rohe moana and confirmed in clause 4 of this notice. (c) Any reference to area/rohe moana means the area from Piopiotahi to Tokata extending seaward to the limit of the South Island fisheries waters as defined under regulation 2 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, being the 200 mile limit; and inland to the boundaries defined for Te Runanga o Awarua, Te Runanga o Oraka Aparima, Hokonui Runaka and Waihopai Runaka in the First Schedule of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996. The area/rohe moana therefore includes South Island fisheries waters about and within Rakiura and other offshore islands situated within the 200 mile limit. 3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki Te Runaka o Awarua, Te Runaka o Rakiura, Te Runaka o Waihopai, Oraka/Aparima Runaka, Tuatapere Whanau ki Oraka/Aparima Runaka and Hokonui Runaka, being the tangata whenua holding manawhenua manamoana over the area/rohe moana, have nominated Phillip Smith, Richard Squires, Lowana Clearwater, Gail Thompson, George Ryan, Terence Gilroy, Graham Metzger, Hana Morgan, Maria Pera, Lavinia Peek, John Goldsmith, Michael Skerrett, George Newton Te Au, Muriel Johnstone, Jane Davis, Ann Johnstone, Stewart Bull, Betty Rickus, Katherine Barrett-Rawiri, Robina Thomson, Glenis Keefe, Neil Herrick, Bob Warren, Melissa Potter, Michelle Hesson, Anna Gorham and Nui Robinson as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the area/rohe moana. 4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki The Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control hereby confirms the appointment of all the Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki nominated in clause 3 of this notice as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food gathering for the area/rohe moana. The appointment is for a term of 5 years commencing the day this notice comes into effect. 5. Power to authorise taking of fisheries resources for customary food gathering The Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki may authorise any individual to take fisheries resources managed under the Fisheries Acts 1983 and 1996 for customary food gathering purposes from within the whole or any part of the above area/rohe moana. No customary food gathering of these resources may take place in this area/rohe moana without authorisation from the Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki. Dated at Wellington this 12th day of September 1998. Hon. JOHN LUXTON, Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control.