Wellington College Reserves Confirmation Act 1878

Wellington College Reserves Confirmation Act 1878

Local Act1878 No 50
Date of assent1 November 1878

An Act to confirm certain Reserves made by the late Provincial Government of the Province of Wellington, for the Wellington College.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the lands specified in the Schedule hereto were withdrawn and set apart from sale by Proclamation of the Superintendent of the Province of Wellington, dated the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six: And whereas the said Superintendent, in or about the said date, applied to the Colonial Government to have such lands conveyed to the Governors of the Wellington College: And whereas certain legal difficulties prevented the issue of such conveyances: And whereas these reserves are still set apart, and it is desirable to confirm them with a view to their utilization for the purpose for which they were intended:

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 Wellington College Reserves Confirmation Act 1878.

2 Lands vested in Governors of the Wellington College
  • The lands specified in the Schedule hereto shall and do hereby vest in the Governors of the Wellington College, in trust for the purposes of the said College, as stated in The Wellington College Act 1872, [Repealed] and in any Act amending the same.


Schedule

All that parcel of land, containing by admeasurement 4,070 1/4 acres, more or less, being the Sections numbered 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10, on the plan of the Paraekaretu Block, in the Porewa District. Bounded towards the North by a public road, 50950 links; towards the East by Section numbered 11, 13060 links; towards the South by Section numbered 128 and by Blocks numbered CCXLVII and CCLXIV, Rangitikei District, 38263 links; and towards the West by Section numbered 2, of the said Paraekaretu Block, 3525 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

Also all that other parcel of land, situated in the Rangitumau Block, in the Wairarapa District, containing by admeasurement 5,150 acres, more or less. Bounded towards the North by Sections numbered 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 153, and 154, Township of Alfredton, by Section numbered 81, of the said Rangitumau Block, and by Sections numbered 157, 158, 160, 159, 174, and 175, Township of Alfredton, 59150 links; towards the East by Section numbered 151, in the said Rangitumau Block, 27805 links; and towards the South-west by Sections numbered 26, 25, 14, 13, 85, 82, and 80, in the said Rangitumau Block, by Section 139, Township of Alfredton, and by Sections numbered 79 and 78, in the said Rangitumau Block, 58106 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.