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. 11) 2003.
(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) "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) "nga taunga ika" are local dialect words that have the same meaning as "fisheries resources", a term that is defined in the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
(c) "Kaitiaki" 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.
(d) Any reference to "Kaitiaki" 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.
(e) Any reference to "area/rohe moana" means the area described by a line beginning on the coastline at Potikirua Point (37 32.5' S and 178 04.9' E), then due north to a point on the 12 nautical mile limit line (37 20.4' S and 178 04.9' E), then generally east along the 12 nautical mile line to a point (37 21.9' S and 178 23.6' W), then generally south west to Midway Point (37 32.4' S and 178 13.0' E), then generally east along the coastline to the point of commencement (derived from WGS84 datum).
3. Appointment of Kaitiaki-The Associate Minister of Fisheries (acting pursuant to a delegated authority) hereby confirms the appointment of the Potaka Marae Committee members for managing mahi kaimoana within the area/rohe moana.
4. Confirmation of tangata whenua-Tapaeururangi, as represented by the Potaka Marae Committee, is confirmed
as the tangata whenua of the area/rohe moana to which the appointment of Kaitiaki relates.
5. Power to authorise taking of fisheries resources for mahi kai moana-The Kaitiaki may authorise any individual to take nga taunga ika managed under the Fisheries Act 1996, other than those nga taunga ika that are taken
in fresh water, for mahi kaimoana purposes from within
the whole or any part of the area/rohe moana. No mahi
kai moana of nga taunga ika may take place in the
area/rohe moana without authorisation from the Kaitiaki.
Dated at Dunedin this 28th day of April 2003.
R. GRINDLEY, Senior Fisheries Management Advisor, Ministry of Fisheries.