Akaroa Borough Council Reserves Vesting and Reclamation Act 1887

Akaroa Borough Council Reserves Vesting and Reclamation Act 1887

Local Act1887 No 8
Date of assent19 December 1887

An Act to vest Certain Reserves in the Akaroa Borough Council; and also to authorize the Reclamation from the Sea by the said Council of Certain Portions of such Reserves in the Harbour of Akaroa.

  • Preamble

    [Repealed]

    The preamble was repealed as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

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 is the Akaroa Borough Council Reserves Vesting and Reclamation Act 1887.

2 Interpretation
  • In the construction of this Act—

    Council shall mean the Mayor, Councillors, and burgesses of the Borough of Akaroa

    Borough shall mean the Borough of Akaroa

    Minister shall mean the Minister for Public Works, or any Member of the Executive Council of the Colony, being a responsible Minister of the Crown, acting for him.

3 Vesting of lands for municipal purposes and endowment
  • The parcels of land described in Schedule 1 to this Act shall be and the same are hereby vested in and transferred to the Council and its successors for municipal purposes and endowment.

4 Vesting of lands for recreation purposes
  • The parcels of land described in Schedule 2 to this Act shall be and the same are hereby vested in and transferred to the Council and its successors for the purposes of reclamation and public recreation.

5 Vesting of lands for purpose of endowment
  • The parcels of land described in Schedule 3 to this Act shall be and the same are hereby vested in and transferred to the Council and its successors for the purposes of reclamation and endowment.

6 Reservation and vesting of lands for municipal purposes and endowment
  • The parcels of land described in Schedule 4 to this Act are hereby reserved, and shall be and the same are hereby vested in and transferred to the Council and its successors for municipal purposes and endowment.

7 The Council may reclaim lands and enter into contract for that purpose
  • The Council may from time to time fill up and reclaim all the land described in Schedule 5 to this Act or any part thereof,

    Section 7 was amended, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40) by omitting all the words from and including and may for that purpose to the end of the section.

8 Council to make compensation
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 8 to 13 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

9 Power to raise money by way of special loan
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 8 to 13 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

10 Council may lay out a street to connect Jolie Street with Lavaud Street
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 8 to 13 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

11 Council may manage
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 8 to 13 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

12 Provisions of the Municipal Corporations Act 1886, to apply
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 8 to 13 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

13 Provisions of the Harbours Act 1878, to apply
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 8 to 13 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

14 Reclaimed lands may be taken for public works
  • Nothing in this Act or in the Municipal Corporations Act 1886, shall prevent the Minister, in the case of Government works, from taking and acquiring from time to time any part of the lands which shall have been reclaimed under the provisions of this Act for the purposes of a railway or any works or buildings in connection therewith, without payment of any compensation except as provided for in similar cases by the Harbours Act 1878.

15 Officers may be appointed
  • [Repealed]

    Section 15 was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

16 Act to be deemed a Special Act within meaning of Harbours Act
  • This Act shall be deemed to be a special Act within the meaning of the Harbours Act 1878.


Schedule 1

ALL that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing 29 perches, more or less, being part of section numbered 81 (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-east by Section No 97, 146 links; towards the West by high-water mark in Akaroa Harbour; towards the South-west by Balgueri Street; and towards the South-east by a line parallel to and 60 links distant from the north-west boundary of Section No 8, 150 links: be the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Also all that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 34 perches, more or less, being section numbered 86 (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the South-east by the Beach Road, 378 links; towards the North-west and South-west by high-water mark in Akaroa Harbour, being partly bounded towards the North-west by Reserve No 382 (in red), 112 links: be the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Also all that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 7 acres, more or less, being section numbered 1901 (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-east by a road-line 800 links; towards the North-west by the Beach Road; towards the South-west by Rural Section No 61, 1230 links; and towards the South-eastward by a line at right angles to the first above-mentioned road, drawn from a point thereon being 150 links north-west of its junction with the Rue Charbonnier, 1020 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Also all that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing 8 acres and 36 perches, more or less, situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-west by reserve numbered 1901 (in red), 1020 links; towards the North-east by the road-line south-west of Section No 17, 250 links; towards the South-east by Rue Charbonnier 560 links; again towards the North-east by the Rue Charbonnier, 1455 links; again towards the South-east by the town boundary 580 links; and towards the South-west by Rural Section No 61, 1600 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less, save and excepting thereout Sections Nos 4, 41, and 54, which are included in the above-described boundaries; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Also all that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing 38 perches, more or less, situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-east by Section No 4, 320 links; towards the South-west by Rue Charbonnier, 360 links; and towards the South-east by the town boundary, 150 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Schedule 2

ALL that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 1 acre 1 rood 34 perches, more or less, being section numbered 80 (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-east by Section No 113, 200 links; towards the North-west by Jolie Street, 793 links; towards the South-east by Lavaud Street, 790 links; and towards the South-west by Brittan Street, 200 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less, save and excepting thereout the continuation of Viard Street; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Also all that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 7 acres 2 roods, more or less, being section numbered 80A (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North by high-water mark in Akaroa Harbour; towards the South-east by Jolie Street, 1641 links; towards the South-west by Brittan Street, 188 links; and towards the West by New Street, 1579 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Schedule 3

ALL that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 3 acres and 26 perches, more or less, being section numbered 84 (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the East by reserve numbered 82 (in red); towards the South-east by Lavaud Street, 1538 links; towards the North-west by Jolie Street, 1629 links; and towards the South-west by the Beach Road: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Also all that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 1 acre and 36 perches, more or less, being section numbered 85 (in red), situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-west by Lavaud Street, 1295 links; towards the North-east and South-east by the Beach Road: be the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Schedule 4

ALL that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing by admeasurement 13 acres 2 roods 20 perches, more or less, situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North by Section No 49, 700 links; thence towards the North-east by said section, 840 links; thence towards the South-east by the town boundary, 740 links; thence towards the South-west by rural section numbered 200 and reserve numbered 108 (in red), 1470 links; thence towards the North-west by Pompallier Street, 525 links; thence again towards the North-east by Section No 154, 200 links; thence again towards the North-west by Sections Nos 148 to 154 inclusive, and also by Viard Street, altogether 500 links; and thence again towards the South-west by Viard Street, 130 links, to Section No 49, the place of commencement: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; save and excepting thereout part of reserve numbered 108 (in red), and also a right-of-way thereto which is included in the above-described boundaries; as the same is delineated in the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Schedule 5

ALL that parcel of land in the Provincial District of Canterbury, containing 3 acres 3 roods 32 perches, more or less, situate in the Borough of Akaroa, and bounded towards the North-east by Section No 113 and a line in continuation of the south-western boundary thereof, 500 links; towards the South-east by Lavaud Street, 790 links; towards the South-west by Brittan Street and a line in continuation of the north-east side thereof, 500 links; and towards the North-west by a line parallel to and 500 links distant from Lavaud Street: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the District Survey Office, Christchurch.

Schedule 6

[Repealed]

  • Schedule 6 was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).