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Land Notices
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Notification of Application of Overlay Classification and Protection Principles—Whareorino Conservation Area

Pursuant to section 51(1) of the Maniapoto Claims Settlement Act 2022, 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 46 of the Act.

The provisions of the Act which relate to the overlay areas are sections 46 to 59.

Pursuant to section 51(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 Maniapoto values related to Whareorino Conservation Area:

  1. recognition of Maniapoto as kaitiaki over the Whareorino Conservation Area;
  2. recognition and respect for Maniapoto mana, kaitiakitanga, and tikanga in respect of the Whareorino Conservation Area;
  3. protection of indigenous flora and fauna and waters within the Whareorino Conservation Area;
  4. protection of wāhi tapu within Whareorino Conservation Area;
  5. encouragement of, respect for, and recognition of the association of Maniapoto with Whareorino Conservation Area;
  6. accurate portrayal of the association of Maniapoto with Whareorino Conservation Area.

South Auckland Land District—Waitomo District



Whareorino Conservation Area as shown on deed plan OMCR-049-03.

Dated at Wellington this 21st day of November 2022.

Hon POTO WILLIAMS, Minister of Conservation.