Patea Foreshore Vesting Act 1895

Patea Foreshore Vesting Act 1895

Local Act1895 No 2
Date of assent20 August 1895

An Act to vest certain Land at Patea in the Patea Harbour Board.

BE IT 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 Patea Foreshore Vesting Act 1895.

2 Lands to vest in Patea Harbour Board
  • On the passing of this Act the lands described in the Schedule hereto shall vest in the Patea Harbour Board (hereinafter referred to as the Board).

3 Board may arrange for reclamations
  • The Board may arrange for the reclamation of such portions of the said land as may be deemed necessary.

4 Harbour Board may sell or lease portions of land
  • The Board may sell or lease such portions of the said land as may be deemed desirable for completing a uniform line of road on the northern side of such land.

5 Board may grant rights for railway purposes
  • The Board shall grant over the said lands such rights to Her Majesty as may be necessary or desirable for the purpose of laying, maintaining, and retaining control of any railway siding or sidings on and over such land.


ALL that part of the mud-flat of the Patea River, being part of the estuary uncovered at low water, situated on the south side of the township known as the Patea or Carlyle Extension, situated in Carlyle Survey District, containing by admeasurement 2 acres 2 roods and 20 perches more or less, and bounded towards the north by Sections Nos 151 to 160 (inclusive), Section No 162, and Trent Street; towards the east by a Patea Harbour Reserve (Section No 109); towards the south by a straight line, in length 1340 links, parting off the mud-flat on a bearing of 88° 57′ magnetic; and on the west by the Railway Reserve, 199.8 links, and by part of Portland Quay, 59.1 links.