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.
This paper provides a general overview of provisions in the Act of particular relevance to 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.
This paper provides information for local government officials on the protection of customary interests under the Act.
This paper provides information for local government officials on customary marine title planning documents prepared by customary marine title groups under the Act.
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