Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notification of Application of Overlay Classification and Protection Principles—Cape Kidnappers Gannet Protection Reserve

Pursuant to section 41(1)(a) of the Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement Act 2018 (“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 by section 36 of the Act.

The provisions of the Act which relate to the overlay area are sections 36–49.

Pursuant to section 41(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, Heretaunga Tamatea values related to Cape Kidnappers Gannet Protection Reserve (“Reserve”):

  1. protection of indigenous flora and fauna, natural resources and the wider environment within the Reserve;
  2. recognition of the mana and kaitiakitanga of Heretaunga Tamatea within the Reserve;
  3. respect for Heretaunga Tamatea tikanga and kawa within the Reserve;
  4. respect for the interests and relationships that Heretaunga Tamatea have with the Reserve;
  5. encouragement of the respect for the association of Heretaunga Tamatea with the Reserve;
  6. accurate portrayal of the association, interests and relationships of the Reserve;
  7. recognition of the relationship of Heretaunga Tamatea with the wāhi tapu and wāhi whakahirahira;
  8. recognition of Heretaunga Tamatea mahinga kai and the provision of cultural resources;
  9. recognition of Heretaunga Tamatea relationship with, and the importance to Heretaunga Tamatea of, the ecosystems and life forms within the Reserve; and
  10. recognition of and respect for ngā tikanga o Heretaunga Tamatea and its relevance to the protection of the Reserve.

Hawke’s Bay Land District—Central Hawke’s Bay District



7.9653 Section 3 Block III Kidnapper Survey District, together with the area classified as a government purpose reserve by Gazette Notice 631798.1, as shown on Deed Plan OTS-110-03.

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of July 2018.

Hon EUGENIE SAGE, Minister of Conservation.