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. 21) 2013.
(2) This notice shall come into effect on 19 December 2013.
2. Interpretation-(1) In this notice:
"area/rohe moana" means the area described in clause 4(1).
(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 Moeraki, representing the whanau and hapu of Ngati
Tahu Whanui holding manawhenua manamoana over the area/rohe moana (as represented by Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu), has nominated Patrick Tipa and Koa Whitau-Kean
as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary
food-gathering within the area/rohe moana for further
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-(1) On
8 December 2013, the Minister for Primary Industries appointed, under Regulation 9(5) of the Fisheries
(South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, Patrick Tipa and Koa Whitau-Kean as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering in the area/rohe moana from the mouth of the Waitaki River south to the mouth of the Shag River, extending seaward to the limit of the South Island fisheries waters, being the 200-mile limit, as well as inland to the boundaries defined for Te Runanga o Moeraki in Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu (Declaration of Membership) Order 2001.
(2) The appointments described in clause 4(1) will expire on 18 December 2018.
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 16th day of December 2013.
KELLY DUNN, Director Maori Partnership Implementation, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority).