Pursuant to Regulation 9 (2) of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, a Senior Fisheries Management Advisor, Ministry of Fisheries (acting pursuant to a delegated authority in accordance with section 41 of the State Sector Act 1988), hereby gives the following notice.
N o t i c e
1. Title and commencement-(1) This notice may be
cited as the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 9) 2002.
(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 "mahi kaimoana" are local dialect words that have the same meaning as "customary food gathering", a term that is defined in the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
(b) The term "Kaitieki" is a local dialect word that
has the same meaning as "Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki", a term that is defined in the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
(c) Any reference to Kaitieki means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998 as Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki for mahi kaimoana within the area/rohe moana and confirmed in clause 3 of this notice.
(d) Any reference to area/rohe moana means the
area beginning on the coastline approximately
2 kilometres south-west of East Cape (37 42.2' S 178 32.5' E), then generally east to a point beyond the Ranfurly Bank (37 38.3' S, 179 00.0' E),
then generally north to a point (37 31.5' S, 179 00.0' E), then generally west to a point (37 33.1' S, 176 28.4' E) in line with Matakaoa Point, then generally south-west to the mouth of
the Awatere River (37 38.0' S, 178 22.6' E), then generally south-east following the coastline to the point of commencement (derived from WGS84 datum).
3. Appointment of Kaitieki-The Associate Minister of Fisheries (acting pursuant to a delegated authority)
hereby confirms the appointment of the Matahi-o-te-Tau Marae trustees and committee members for managing mahi kaimoana within the area/rohe moana.
4. Confirmation of tangata whenua-Te Whanau-a-Hunaara is confirmed as the tangata whenua of the area/rohe moana to which the appointment of Kaitieki relates.
5. Power to authorise taking of fisheries resources for mahi kaimoana-The Kaitieki may authorise any individual to take fisheries resources managed under the Fisheries Act 1996, other than those fisheries resources that are taken in fresh water, for mahi kaimoana purposes from within the whole or any part of the area/rohe moana. No mahi kaimoana of fisheries resources may take place in the area/rohe moana without authorisation from the Kaitieki.
6. Area of shared management-Te Whanau-a-Hunaara and the Kaitieki acknowledge there will be shared management of, and responsibility for, mahi kaimoana with Nga Whanau Hapu o te Riu o Waiapu for an area around Whangaokeno (East Island) once this collective has had its Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki confirmed by the Minister responsible for the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
Dated at Nelson this 17th day of May 2002.
K. DRUMMOND, Senior Fisheries Management Advisor, Ministry of Fisheries.