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Departmental
Notice Title

Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 8) 2009 (No. F502)

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.
N o t i c e
1. Title and commencement—(1) This notice may be cited as the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 8) 2009.
(2) This notice shall come into effect on 9 October 2009.
2. Interpretation—In this notice:
(a) “mahinga mataitai” are local dialect words that have the same meaning as “customary food-gathering”,
a term that is defined in Regulation 2 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
(b) “Kaitiaki” is a local dialect word that has the same meaning as “Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki”, a term that is defined in Regulation 2 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998.
(c) “Kaitiaki” means the person or persons appointed under Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998 for the management of mahinga mataitai within the area/rohe moana.
(d) “area/rohe moana” means the area described by a line commencing:
(i) at a point on the coastline at Paritu (38°57.0'S and 177°54.2'E); then
(ii) due east for 200 nautical miles to a point (38°57.0'S and 177°25.0'W); then
(iii) due south to a point (43°15.0'S and 177°25.0'W); then
(iv) 45° north-west to a point (39°18.6'S and 177°45.0'E); then
(v) due north to a point (39°13.3'S and 177°44.9'E); then
(vi) generally north-easterly to a point on the coastline at Waikokopu (39°04.4'S and 177°49.6'E); then
(vii) generally northerly along the mean high-water springs mark to the point of commencement.
The geographical coordinates named are in terms
of the WGS84 datum.
3. Nomination of Kaitiaki—The Mahia Maori Committee, acting for the whanau, hapu and marae of Rongomaiwahine, has nominated Arthur Bowen and Alfred Spark as additional Kaitiaki for managing mahinga mataitai within the area/rohe moana.
4. Appointment of Kaitiaki—On 15 September 2009, the Minister of Fisheries confirmed, under Regulation 9(1) of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, the appointment of Arthur Bowen and Alfred Spark as Kaitiaki for managing mahinga mataitai within the area/rohe moana.
5. Confirmation of tangata whenua—The whanau, hapu and marae of Rongomaiwahine, as represented by the Mahia Maori Committee, are confirmed as the tangata whenua of the area/rohe moana to which the appointment of Kaitiaki relates.
6. Power to authorise the taking of fisheries resources for mahinga mataitai—A Kaitiaki may authorise any individual to take fisheries resources managed under the Fisheries Act 1996 for mahinga mataitai purposes from within the whole or any part of the area/rohe moana.
No mahinga mataitai of fisheries resources may take place in the area/rohe moana without an authorisation from a Kaitiaki.
Dated at Wellington this 5th day of October 2009.
JUDITH MACDONALD, Acting Customary Relationship Manager, Ministry of Fisheries.