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 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. 1) 2014.
(2) This notice shall come into effect on 27 February 2014.
2. Interpretation-(1) In this notice, "area/rohe moana" means the area from Koukourarata (Port Levy) to Pohatu Pa (Flea Bay) as defined under Regulation 2 of the Fisheries (South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, extending seaward to the limit of the South Island fisheries waters being the 200-mile limit.
(2) Other 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 Koukourarata, 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 Meri Crofts as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering within the area/rohe moana for a further five-year term.
4. Appointment of Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki-(1) On
15 February 2014, the Minister for Primary Industries
appointed, under Regulation 9(5) of the Fisheries
(South Island Customary Fishing) Regulations 1999, Meri Crofts as Tangata Tiaki/Kaitiaki for managing customary food-gathering in the area/rohe moana.
(2) The appointment described in clause 4(1) will expire
on 26 February 2019.
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 25th day of February 2014.
KELLY DUNN, Director Maori Partnership Implementation, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority).