Pursuant to Regulation 9 (2) of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Programme Manager (Deed of Settlement Implementation Programme) at the Ministry of Fisheries (acting pursuant to a delegated authority in accordance with section 41 of the State Sector Act 1999) 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. 1) 2006.
(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) “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 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999 for the management of customary food gathering within the area/rohe moana.
(c) “area/rohe moana” means the area from Koukourarata Harbour south to Waihora via the Kaituna Valley, and all of the eastern bays and coastline of Banks Peninsula from Koukourarata to Pohatu Pa (Flea Bay), extending seaward to the limit of the “South Island fisheries waters” as defined in the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, being the 200-mile limit.
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—Ihaia Briggs and Tim Manawatu were nominated as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki by Te Runanga o Koukourarata. Their appointments
were originally confirmed by the Associate Minister of Fisheries by way of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 28) 2001 (No. F181)*. Te Runanga
o Koukourarata, being the tangata whenua who holds manawhenua manamoana over the area/rohe moana
(as represented by Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu), has nominated Ihaia Briggs and Tim Manawatu as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for the area/rohe moana for a further five-year period each.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—On 7 June 2006, the Associate Minister of Fisheries confirmed the appointment of Ihaia Briggs and Tim Manawatu as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food gathering in
the area/rohe moana. The appointments are for five years commencing on the day this notice comes into effect.
5. Power to authorise the 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 area/rohe moana. No customary food gathering of fisheries resources may take place in the area/rohe moana without an authorisation from a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki.
Dated at Nelson this 19th day of June 2006.
RAYMOND NECKLEN, Programme Manager (Deed
of Settlement Implementation Programme), Ministry of Fisheries.
*New Zealand Gazette, 21 June 2001, No. 64, page 1511