Pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, 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 1988) gives the following notice.
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1. Title and commencement—(1) This notice may be cited as the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice
(No. 9) 2007.
(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 Regulation 2 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998;
(b) “Kaitiaki o Taharoa” are local dialect words that have the same meaning as “Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki”, a term that is defined in Regulation 2 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998;
(c) “Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki” means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998
for the management of customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana; and
(d) “area/rohe moana” means the area described by a line commencing at a point on the coastline 200 metres south of Motunau Rocks (38°13.9'S 174°42.5'E); then due west to the Exclusive Economic Zone; then northerly following the Exclusive Economic Zone to a point on the Exclusive Economic Zone at latitude 38°05.2'S; then due east for 200 nautical miles to a point in the middle of
the entrance to the Kawhia Harbour (38°05.2'S 174°46.7'E); then south-easterly to Te Rangiora Point at (38°07.71'S 174°49.12'E); then south-westerly to the mouth of the Ohau Stream (38°08.5'S 174°48.5'E); then generally north-westerly and south-westerly following the coastline to the point of commencement. The geographical coordinates named are in terms of the WGS84 datum.
3. Nomination of Kaitiaki o Taharoa—Ngati Mahuta ki Taharoa has nominated Lloyd Hepi, Charles King, Tutunui King, Rodney Te Uira and Leo Tuaupiki as the Kaitiaki o Taharoa for managing customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana.
4. Appointment of Kaitiaki o Taharoa—On 8 November 2007, the Associate Minister of Fisheries confirmed the appointment of Lloyd Hepi, Charles King, Tutunui King, Rodney Te Uira and Leo Tuaupiki as the Kaitiaki o Taharoa for managing customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana.
5. Confirmation of tangata whenua—Ngati Mahuta ki Taharoa is confirmed as the tangata whenua of the area/rohe moana to which the appointment of Kaitiaki o Taharoa relates.
6. Power to authorise the taking of fisheries resources for customary food-gathering—Any Kaitiaki o Taharoa may authorise any individual to take fisheries resources managed under the Fisheries Act 1996, other than those resources that are taken in fresh water, 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 Kaitiaki o Taharoa.
Dated at Nelson this 26th day of November 2007.
RAYMOND NECKLEN, Programme Manager (Deed
of Settlement Implementation Programme), Ministry of Fisheries.