Pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Deputy Chief Executive Fisheries Management 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. 9) 2010.
(2) This notice shall come into effect on 1 October 2010.
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 a freshwater area.
(c) "freshwater area" means an area centred on Wairewa and the catchment of Te Wairewa, and the hills and coast to the adjoining area/takiwa of Te Runanga
o Koukourarata, Onuku Runanga and the Taumutu Runanga.
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-The Wairewa Runanga, representing the whanau and hapu of Ngai
Tahu Whanui holding manawhenua manamoana over the freshwater area (as represented by Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu), has nominated Wayne Robinson for a further
term as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering within the freshwater area.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-On
15 September 2010, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture appointed, under Regulation 9(5) of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, Wayne Robinson as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering within the freshwater area for a further term. The appointment will expire on
27 May 2015.
5. Power to authorise taking of fisheries resources
for customary food gathering-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 freshwater area for which they have been appointed
as a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki. No customary food-gathering
of fisheries resources may take place in the freshwater area without an authorisation from a Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki.
Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of September 2010.
GAVIN LOCKWOOD, Deputy Chief Executive Fisheries Management, Ministry of Fisheries.