Pursuant to Regulation 21 and 22 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. 9) 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) “mataitai reserve” means a traditional fishing ground at Koukourarata (Port Levy) encompassing those waters that lie south of a straight line drawn from
Te Piaka/Adderley Head to Akeake/Baleine Point;
(b) “Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki” means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 21 or 22 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mataitai reserve.
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—Te Runanga
o Koukourarata, being the tangata whenua holding manawhenua manamoana over the mataitai reserve
(as represented by Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu), has nominated Tim Manawatu for a further term as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mataitai reserve, and Meri Crofts for an initial term as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mataitai reserve.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—On
6 December 2005, the Associate Minister of Fisheries (acting pursuant to a delegated authority) confirmed the reappointment of Tim Manawatu, and the appointment of Meri Crofts, as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the mataitai reserve. The reappointment and appointment are for five-year terms 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 mataitai reserve.
Dated at Dunedin this 19th day of December 2005.
R. GRINDLEY, Senior Fisheries Management Advisor, Ministry of Fisheries.