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ENSURING EFFECTIVE MAORI ORGANISATIONS’ PARTICIPATION IN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
OBLIGATIONS TO MAORI - RESULTS PLAN
Fisheries 2030 Goal: New Zealanders maximising benefits from the use of fisheries
within environmental limits
Goals
Fisheries 2030 governance condition: The Treaty Partnership is realised through the Crown and Maori clearly defining their
respective rights and responsibilities in terms of governance and management of fisheries resources
MONITORING AND EVALUATION:
INDICATORS CURRENTLY UNDER
DEVELOPMENT
Fisheries Act interpreted consistent with the provisions of the Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992 ;
Particular decisions are made in accordance with the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
Tangata whenua
consultation and
Input participation
provided for
Customary food
gathering and
special relationship
recognised and
provided for
Historic Treaty
settlement Iwi
obligations met
Kaitiakitanga given
particular regard in
decision making
Foreshore and
seabed obligations
expect
met
Crown ‘best
offer’ in June 09
Commercial
obligations delivered
MFish Obligations
Aquaculture precommencement
space obligations
delivered.
Settlement
delivered consistent
with Aquaculture
reforms
Overall intent of the Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act maintained ;
Existing rights of tangata whenua protected and tangata whenua informed on the delivery of their rights
Tangata whenua capacity to participate effectively in fisheries management is increased:
•Commercial and non commercial objectives integrated
•Mechanism to deliver rights under Deed of Settlement clarified
•Tangata whenua rights to apply for customary tools are ensured
•Minister’s sustainability decisions have regard to input and participation and kaitiakitanga
Tangata whenua
have access to
appropriate
foreshore and
seabed
entitlements
Settlement quota
distributed to Iwi
Benefits to
tangata
whenua
Tangata whenua have
access to new
aquaculture space or
financial equivalent
Deed of Settlement given best effect to by MFish action
MFish
Outputs
Advice provided
Iwi/Forum Fisheries Plans delivered :
Aquaculture
settlement delivered
• Customary regulations adopted by tangata whenua
•Iwi have a clear understanding of the input and participation process
•Protocols negotiated that support IFP/FFP input into AOP/NFP
•Forums are aligned so that they can be most effective
TASKS
ENSURING EFFECTIVE INPUT AND PARTICIPATION THROUGH FORUM FISHERIES PLANS: SEQUENCE OF TASKS
Existing delivery of Input &
Participation obligation to tangata
whenua
Evaluation of existing customary
forums/kaitiaki & ongoing access to
customary regulations
Stock take of existing rohe moana
fisheries plans
New method of delivering Input & Participation /
development of performance measures
Development of
engagement criteria
/model of new forums
Assessment of new
forums / prioritisation of
MFish engagement
Development of IFP/FFP strategy
Monitoring delivery of Input & Participation
Evaluate effectiveness of Input &
Participation
MFish – tangata whenua engagement to develop
IFP and FFPs ongoing from this point
Satisfaction survey – tangata
whenua
Ongoing development of IFP and FFPs
Monitoring and evaluation of IOPs
and FFPs Input & Participation into
AOPs/NFPs
INDICATIVE TIMEFRAME FOR DELIVERY
REVIEW / DEVELOPMENT PHASE
June - July 2010: Treaty Partnership, Fisheries Management, Strategy
Key:
Ongoing process
IMPLEMENTATION / MONITORING & EVALUATION PHASE
August 2010 - May 2011: Business Groups: Treaty Partnership, Fisheries Management, Strategy
Discrete process
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STRATEGY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF IWI FISHERIES PLANS AND
FORUM FISHERIES PLANS
Step 1: Identifying
forums
Process:
•Complete
evaluation of
existing forums
•Initial analysis
of potential
forums against
engagement
criteria
Step 2: Communicate
Strategy
Process:
Hold hui to discuss :
•MFish strategy for
IFP/FFP
development
•Key engagement
criteria
•Commitment to
develop collective
FFP at a forum level
Step 3: New forums confirmed
Process:
• Full evaluation of forums
against engagement criteria
• Prioritisation of iwi/forums to
receive MFish resources for
development of IFP/FFP
Step 4a: Individual Iwi Fisheries
Plans developed
IFP:
- Iwi common objectives
- Iwi commercial objectives
- Iwi Non-commercial objectives
Recognised Iwi
Organisation
Non
commercial
objectives
MFish assistance:
•Pou Hononga
assistance to
co-ordinate iwi into
forums
•MFish Material:
- IFP Guidelines
- Engagement
criteria
- Incentives for
tangata whenua
MFish assistance:
•Pou Hononga assistance to
support inter-iwi integration at the
forum level
Criteria for engagement with tangata whenua for Forum
Fisheries Plans
Mandate – Do the proposed forum representatives have the mandate to represent
the views of iwi/hapu that constitute the forum?
Governance – Does the proposed forum have effective decision making rules and
processes?
Technical capability – Does the proposed forum have access to the technical
expertise necessary to develop a Forum Fisheries Plan?
Hapu /
individual
Tangata
Tiaki/Kaitiaki
FFP:
- Forum common objectives
- Forum commercial objectives
- Forum non- commercial
objectives
FMA Forum
IFP
Individual iwi
Individual iwi
MIO
MFish assistance:
•Iwi commit to develop Iwi
Fisheries Plans and Forum
Fisheries Plan = Pou Takawaenga
support Iwi to develop Iwi
Fisheries Plans
Step 5: National level forum
established
Step 6:
Development of AOP : FFP will
inform tangata whenua input and
participation into AOP.
Review of NFP : MFish will have
particular regard for objectives in FFP
when updating NFP every five years.
IFP
Commercial
objectives
KEY RESULT
Effective Maori
organisations
participating in fisheries
management at the
appropriate level
MFish assistance:
•Pou Takawaenga assistance to
develop FFP with FMA forum
Key benefits of Forum Fisheries Plans
•Iwi commercial, non commercial, and aquaculture objectives are clarified, integrated and
prioritised so that iwi capacity to participate effectively in all levels of fisheries management
decision making is increased
•Tangata whenua access to customary tools is ensured
•Minister’s sustainability decisions have better regard to input and participation and kaitiakitanga
•Iwi Fisheries Plans endure as a statement of the aspirations of tangata whenua regardless of any
future changes within MFish
Integration – To what degree have the commercial and non-commercial fisheries
interests of the iwi within the proposed forum been integrated?
Scale – To what extent does the proposed forum represent an alliance of different
iwi?
Settlement/Protocol obligations – Does the proposed forum include iwi which have
protocols/settlement legislation and how will these iwi specific obligations be
incorporated into the Forum Fisheries Plan?
Step 4b: Forum Fisheries Plans
developed
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