Pursuant to section 62(1)(a) of the Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia, and Rangitāne o Wairau Claims Settlement Act 2014 (“the Act”), the Minister of Conservation hereby notifies that the area described in the Schedule hereto has been declared to be subject to an overlay classification known as Alpine Tarns, Nelson Lakes National Park by section 54 of the Act.
The provisions of the Act which relate to Alpine Tarns, Nelson Lakes National Park overlay classification are sections 53–71.
Pursuant to section 62(1)(b) of the Act, the Minister hereby notifies that the following protection principles are directed at the Minister of Conservation avoiding harm to, or the diminishing of, the Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō values related to Alpine Tarns, Nelson Lakes National Park:
- Respect for their wāhi tapu nature and for the wider environment of the Alpine Tarns;
- accurate portrayal of the association of Ngāti Apa with the Alpine Tarns; and
- encouragement of recognition and respect for Ngāti Apa’s particular association with the Alpine Tarns.
Nelson Land District—Tasman District
Rotomairewhenua / Blue Lake, Rotopōhueroa / Lake Constance, Rotomaninitua / Lake Angelus, Paratītahi Tarns, and Paraumu Tarn, known as Alpine Tarns, Nelson Lakes National Park on plan OTS-099-28 and marked “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E” and “F” on SO 432660.
Dated at Wellington this 21st day of January 2015.
Hon MAGGIE BARRY, onzm, Minister of Conservation.
(DOC TWS-04-35 CNSS-1)