Pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, a senior fisheries management advisor of the Ministry of Fisheries (acting pursuant to a delegated authority in accordance with section 41 of the State Sector Act 1998) 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 (No. 4) 2005.
(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 “freshwater area/rohe moana” means an area centred on Wairewa and the catchment of Te Wairewa, and the hills and coast to the adjoining area/takiwa of Te Runanga o Koukourarata, Onuku Runanga and the Taumutu Runanga.
(b) “customary food gathering” has the same meaning as defined in the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999.
(c) “Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki” means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 9 of the Fisheries
(South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the management of customary food gathering within the freshwater area/rohe moana.
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—The tangata whenua being the Wairewa Runanga who hold manawhenua manamoana over the freshwater area/rohe moana, as represented by Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, has nominated John Boyles, Theo Bunker, Iaean Cranwell, Tony Edwards, Nui Robinson, Wayne Robinson, Rei Simon, Pere Tainui, Robin Wybrow and Charlie Zimmerman as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the freshwater area/rohe moana.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—On 15 April 2005, the Associate Minister of Fisheries (acting pursuant
to a delegated authority) confirmed the appointment of John Boyles, Theo Bunker, Iaean Cranwell, Tony Edwards, Nui Robinson, Wayne Robinson, Rei Simon, Pere Tainui, Robin Wybrow and Charlie Zimmerman as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food gathering in the freshwater area/rohe moana. The appointments are for a term of five 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 Act 1996 for customary food gathering purposes from within the whole or any part of the freshwater area/rohe moana. No customary food gathering of fisheries resources may take place in the freshwater area/rohe moana without an authorisation from a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki.
Dated at Dunedin this 26th day of April 2005.
R. GRINDLEY, Senior Fisheries Management Advisor, Ministry of Fisheries.