Scope NoteEstuarine or littoral coastal waters, as defined in Part IX of the Fisheries Act 1992, of special customary significance to iwi and hapū either as a source of food or for spiritual or cultural reasons, in recognition of rangatiratanga and fisheries rights secured by Article II of the Treaty of Waitangi. Managed by a committee made up of Tāngata Whenua, recreational and commercial representatives who make recommendations to the Minister of Fisheries for any restrictions. Use for works about iwi and hapū fishing activity in Taiapure areas. See also: Mātaitai (Fishing areas (Non-commercial)).
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- Fishing areas (Commercial)
- Fishing grounds (Commercial)
- Fishing reserves (Commercial)
- Traditional fishing reserves