Pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, the Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries gives the following notice.
This notice is the Fisheries (Notification of Tāngata Kaitiaki/Tiaki for Area/Rohe Moana of Rongomaiwahine) Notice (No. 2) 2021.
This notice comes into force on 9 April 2021.
3. Customary Food Gathering Area/Rohe Moana
This notice applies to a customary food gathering area/rohe moana in the New Zealand fisheries waters described by clause 3(a) of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 2) 2007 (New Zealand Gazette, 15 March 2007, No. 30, page 791), as amended by the Corrigendum—Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Notice (No. 2) 2007 (New Zealand Gazette, 19 July 2012, No. 86, page 2374), which is an area from Paritu to Waikokopu at Mahia.
4. Tangata Whenua
The tangata whenua of the area/rohe moana are the whānau, hapū, and marae of Rongomaiwahine, as represented by the Mahia Māori Committee.
5. New Appointments
(1) The Minister for Oceans and Fisheries has appointed the following people as tāngata kaitiaki/tiaki for the rohe moana:
- Laurence Kelvin Blake
- Peter Lucky Wairau.
(2) The appointments took effect on 23 February 2021.
Dated at Wellington this 31st day of March 2021.
JUDITH MACDONALD, Director Fisheries and Aquaculture Treaty Partnerships (acting under delegated authority).