From the Ministry of Justice website, although how any of this can be considered ‘justice’ is a mystery to me!

Current Marine and Coastal Area Act applications

Before you lodge an application for a resource consent, permit or approval relating to a potential customary marine title area, you are required to notify and seek the views of any group that has applied for recognition of customary marine title in that part of the common marine and coastal area.

The following customary marine title applications for recognition agreements with the Crown or recognition orders through the High Court have been lodged:

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Location: Common marine and coastal area between Waikari River and Poututu Stream, Hawke’s Bay
Applicant: Ngāti Pāhauwera
Name of applicant: Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust
Contact details: Toro Waaka, Chairperson, Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust, PO Box 374, WAIROA, 4160
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Description:
Application for customary marine title and protected customary rights through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area in and around Kennedy/Harataunga Bay, stretching northwards to the middle of Waikawau Bay and southwards to Anarake Point. The area extends out past Mercury Island as illustrated on map below

Applicant: Ngāti Porou ki Hauraki
Name of applicant: Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Porou ki Hauraki
Contact details: John Tamihere, John.Tamihere@waiwhanau.com, C/- John Tamihere, PO Box 21-081 Henderson, 0650 Auckland.
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Description: Application for customary marine title and protected customary rights through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area in Mataorā Bay, Coromandel. The northern boundary is Otonga Point. The southern boundary is the northern edge of Horokawa. The application area extends out to 3.5 km
Applicant: Ngāti Porou ki Hauraki
Name of applicant: Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Porou ki Hauraki
Contact details: John Tamihere, John.Tamihere@waiwhanau.com, C/- John Tamihere, PO Box 21-081 Henderson, 0650 Auckland
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Description: Application for customary marine title and protected customary rights through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area surrounding Matauri Bay and Cavalli Islands area, Northland
Applicant: Taotahi whānau
Name of applicant: Richard and Maraina McGrath
Contact details: 021 101 6578
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Description:
Application for customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area surrounding Motiti Island, Bay of Plenty (from mean high water springs on the landward side, out to 12 nautical miles)
Applicant: Motiti Rohe Moana Trust
Name of applicant: Umuhuri Matehaere, Chairperson, on behalf of Motiti Rohe Moana Trust
Contact details: rohemoana@gmail.com
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Description:
Application for customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area of Motiti Island between Panaturi Point and Te Rua Karamea, including Te One Bay and Te Rere Cove (Mick’s Bay)
Applicant: Ngā Uri o ngā Tupuna whānau
Name of applicant: Umuhuri Matehaere, Chairperson, on behalf of Ngā Uri o ngā Tupuna whānau
Contact details: rohemoana@gmail.com
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Description: Application for customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area between the Taungatara and Waihi Rivers
Applicant: Ngaruahine iwi
Name of applicant: Daisy Noble, Chairperson, on behalf of Ngā Hapū o Ngaruahine Iwi Inc
Contact details: PO Box 474 Hāwera, Taranaki 4640, ph (06) 278 1070, email administrator@ngaruahine.iwi.nz

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Description: Application for protected customary rights and customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area extending from the Herekawe Stream to the Onaero River in Te Atiawa’s rohe (from mean high water springs on the landward side, out to 12 nautical miles)
Applicant: Te Atiawa Iwi Authority
Name of applicant: Wikitoria Keenan (Chair)
Contact details: taia@xtra.co.nz, PO Box 1081, New Plymouth. Ph: 06 758 9777
Map (to come)
Description: Application for customary marine title and protected customary rights through recognition agreement with the Crown

………………………………………………………………………………….. Location: Common marine and coastal area surrounding Tamaitemioka and Pohowaitai Islands (to the south-west of Stewart Island), (from mean high water springs on the landward side, out to 12 nautical miles)
Applicant: Tipene family
Name of applicant: Denis Wiremu Tipene
Contact details: 17 Aldersley St, Richmond, Christchurch
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Description: Application for customary marine title through the High Court

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Location: Common marine and coastal area in Onauku Bay, which is part of Arapaoa Island in the Queen Charlotte Sound (from mean high water springs on the landward side, out to 12 nautical miles)
Applicant: Tahuaroa-Watson whānau (Puketapu hapū)
Name of applicant: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson
Contact details: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson, Private Bag 419, Onauku, Arapaoa Island, PICTON 7220. Ph: 03 573 7372, 03 579 9137, 021 0525 083, email tahuaroawatson@xtra.co.nz
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Description: Application for customary marine title and protected customary rights through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area in Waikawa and Whatamango Bays, in and around Waikawa Village (Totaranui)
Applicant: Hinehau Tahuaroa/Rikawa Houra whānau, Puketapu hapū
Name of applicant: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson
Contact details: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson, Private Bag 419, Onauku, Arapaoa Island, PICTON 7220. Ph: 03 573 7373, 03 579 9137, 021 0525 083, email tahuaroawatson@xtra.co.nz
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Description:
Application for customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and coastal area extending from Cape Farewell to Kahurangi Point (including Whanganui Inlet)
Applicant: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson, Henare/Henry Tahuaroa-Watson whānau and Neville Arapeta Watson
Name of applicant: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson
Contact details: Trevor Tahuaroa-Watson, Private Bag 419, Onauku, Arapaoa Island, PICTON 7220. Ph: 03 573 7373, 03 579 9137, 021 0525 083, email tahuaroawatson@xtra.co.nz
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Description:
Application for customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Customary marine title application for common marine coastal area from Te Arai Point out to Little Barrier Island (Hauturu) and south to Leigh, protected customary rights application for in/around Little Barrier Island (Hauturu), Pākiri Beach and Goat Island
Applicant: Iris Cecilia ‘Timi’ Paraone whānau
Name of applicant: Greg McDonald
Applicant contact details: pakirisands@xtra.co.nz, 0211035174
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Description: Application for customary marine title and protected customary rights through recognition agreement with the Crown

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Location: Common marine and costal area between Whangaehu to Poroporo (Cape Turnagain inclusive), Hawke’s Bay
Applicant: Poronia Hineana Te Rangi whānau
Name of applicant: Catherine Clarkson
Applicant contact details: Catherine Clarkson, PO Box 25-184, Wellington 6011
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Description: Application for customary marine title through the High Court

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Location: Common marine and costal area between the mouth of the Waitahanui Stream, Otamarakau to Otara-o-muturangi, Bay of Plenty
Applicant:
Tangihia Hapū
Name of applicant: Ngāti Rangitihi Raupatu Trust Inc.
Applicant contact details: Joos@xtra.co.nz 
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Description: Application for protected customary rights and customary marine title through recognition agreement with the Crown

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This page continues to be under development.  Further information about applications under the Act, including details about transferred applications from the 2004 Act and applications in the High Court, will be published as soon as possible.


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