Pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the Director Maori Partnership Implementation at the Ministry for Primary Industries (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. 4) 2012.
(2) This notice shall come into effect on 13 December 2012.
2. Interpretation-(1) In this notice:
"area/rohe moana" means the area described in clause 4.
(2) Terms used in this notice have the same meaning as in the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999.
3. Nomination of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-Te Runanga
o Taumutu, representing the whanau and hapu of
Ngati Tahu Whanau holding manawhenua manamoana
over the area/rohe moana (as represented by Te Runanga
o Ngati Tahu), has nominated Donald Brown, David Perenara-O’Connell, Fiona Musson (now known as Fiona Sloan) and Malcolm Wards as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana described in clause 4 below for further five-year terms.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-On
23 October 2012, the Minister for Primary Industries confirmed, under Regulation 9(5) of the Fisheries
(South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, the appointment of Donald Brown, David Perenara-O’Connell, Fiona Sloan (née Musson) and Malcolm Wards as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering in the area/rohe moana from the northern bank of the Hakatere River following the coast to Ounu Hau Point at Pohatu. The area includes Te Waihora-Lake Ellesmere (defined as Quota Management Area ANG 13 in the Fisheries Act 1996) and its catchments, but excludes Te Wairewa-Lake Forsyth; then due east to the limit of the South Island fisheries waters; then following the boundary of the South Island fisheries waters to a point due east of the Hakatere River; and finally back to the northern bank of the Hakatere River
(2) The appointments described in clause 4(1) will expire
on 12 December 2017.
5. Power to authorise the 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 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 Wellington this 30th day of November 2012.
KELLY DUNN, Director Maori Partnership Implementation, Ministry for Primary Industries.