Pursuant to Regulation 9 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 1988) 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. 12) 2009.
(2) This notice shall come into effect on 4 September 2009.
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) “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 an area/rohe moana.
(c) “area/rohe moana” means the area from Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) to the south bank of the Pouerua River. The area extends seaward to the limit of
the “South Island fisheries waters”, as defined
under Regulation 2 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, and inland
to boundaries defined for Te Runanga o Makawhio in Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996.
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—Te Runanga
o Makawhio, representing the whanau and hapu of Ngai Tahu whanui holding manawhenua manamoana over the area/rohe moana (as represented by Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu), has nominated Thomas Rochford and Robert Wilson as additional Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki to manage customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki—On
24 August 2009, the Minister of Fisheries confirmed,
under Regulation 9(1) of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the appointment
of Thomas Rochford and Robert Wilson as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana. The five-year appointments
will expire on 3 September 2014.
5. Power to authorise the taking of fisheries resources for customary food-gathering—A 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 for which they have been appointed as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki. 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 1st day of September 2009.
RAYMOND NECKLEN, Programme Manager (Deed
of Settlement Implementation Programme), Ministry of Fisheries.