Information for local authorities on the Marine & Coastal Area Act

Local authorities have special responsibilities to groups that hold customary interests under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011. This information will be useful if you are a local government official looking to find out more about your role under the Act.

The Marine & Coastal Area Act – information for local authorities

This paper provides a general overview of provisions in the Act of particular relevance to local authorities.

Overview of the Act [PDF, 172 KB]

Part 2 of the Marine & Coastal Area Act – information for local authorities

This paper provides detailed guidance on the provisions in Part 2 of the Act of particular relevance to local authorities. It covers interests in land and structures, the Minister of Conservation’s residual management functions, public rights, subdivision and reclaimed land.

Part 2: Interests in land and structures, residual Crown functions, public rights, subdivision and reclamations [PDF, 191 KB]

Provisions for protecting customary interests under the Marine & Coastal Area Act – information for local authorities

This paper provides information for local government officials on the protection of customary interests under the Act.

Provisions for protecting customary interests [PDF, 159 KB]

Customary marine title group planning documents – information for local authorities

This paper provides information for local government officials on customary marine title planning documents prepared by customary marine title groups under the Act.

Customary marine title group planning document [PDF, 147 KB]

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