Waiwera School Glebe Sale Act 1877

Waiwera School Glebe Sale Act 1877

Local Act1877 No 10
Date of assent14 November 1877

An Act to authorize the Sale of a portion of an Education Reserve at Waiwera, in the Provincial District of Otago.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS Section seventy-two, Block seven, Pomahaka District, in the Provincial District of Otago, was by grant from the Crown dated the thirtieth day of October, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two, vested in the Superintendent of the Province of Otago, in trust as a reserve for the establishment and maintenance of public schools in different parts of the said province, and for the general advancement of education in the said province: And whereas the parcel of land described in the Schedule hereto forms part of the said reserve, and the said reserve is now vested in the Education Board for the Provincial District of Otago: And whereas it is expedient that provision should be made enabling the said parcel of land to be sold, and the proceeds of such sale to be applied in the acquisition of other land elsewhere:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Short Title
  • The Short Title of this Act shall be The Waiwera School Glebe Sale Act 1877.

2 Interpretation
  • In this Act the expression the Board means and includes the person, body, or authority in whom the said reserve is now or may at any time hereafter be vested.

3 Board may sell land in Schedule
  • It shall be lawful for the Board to sell, either by public auction or by private contract, the whole or any part of the land described in the Schedule to this Act.

4 Proceeds to be applied in purchase of other land for same purposes
  • The proceeds to arise from any such sale shall, after payment thereout of the expenses attending the sale, be applied by the Board in the purchase of another parcel of land elsewhere. The said last-mentioned parcel of land shall be held by the Board upon and for the like trusts and purposes as the other portion of the said reserve is now or may hereafter be held.


ALL that area in the Provincial District of Otago, in the Colony of New Zealand, being part of Section numbered seventy-two (72), Block seven (VII.), Pomahaka Survey District, containing by admeasurement three (3) acres three (3) roods and thirty-two (32) poles, more or less. Bounded on the West by a road line commencing at the Waiwera Stream, and bearing three hundred and thirty-six degrees five minutes (336° 5'), eight hundred and seventy-four (874) links; towards the North by a road line bearing two hundred and seventy-nine degrees six minutes (279° 6'), five hundred and twenty-four (524) links, and by the same road line bearing eighty-seven degrees twenty-six minutes (87° 26'), four hundred and eleven (411) links; towards the East by a road line one hundred and eighty (180) links: and towards the South-east by the Waiwera Stream, eight hundred and fifty (850) links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.