Pursuant to Regulation 10 (2) of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Minister of Fisheries hereby gives the following notice.
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1. Title and commencement-(1) This notice may be cited as the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 31) 2001.
(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 1999.
(b) Any reference to "Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki" means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 9 or
10 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the area/rohe moana.
(c) Any reference to area/rohe moana means the area specified in clause 2 (c) of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 21) 2000 (No. F157).
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-The office of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, on behalf of Te Runanga o Otakou, being the Tangata Whenua holding manawhenua manamoana over the area/rohe moana, have nominated Hoani Sydney Langsbury as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the area/rohe moana.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-The Associate Minister of Fisheries has confirmed the appointment of Hoani Sydney Langsbury 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 area/rohe moana. No customary food gathering of fisheries resources may take place in the area/rohe moana without authorisation from the Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki.
Dated at Dunedin this 4th day of September 2001.
ROSE GRINDLEY, Manager Fisheries (acting under delegated authority).