Thames Borough Endowment Leasing Act 1900

Thames Borough Endowment Leasing Act 1900

Local Act1900 No 6
Date of assent16 August 1900

An Act to enable the Thames Borough Endowment at Waihou River to be leased.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the lands described in the Schedule hereto are held and vested in the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Thames (hereinafter referred to as the Corporation), in trust as an endowment in aid of the borough funds:

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 Thames Borough Endowment Leasing Act 1900.

2 Corporation empowered to grant leased
  • It shall be lawful for the Corporation, and it is hereby authorised and empowered from time to time, to let or lease for any purpose whatever the said lands described in the Schedule hereto, or any part or parts thereof, for any term not exceeding ninety-nine years, to take effect in possession or within six months from the making of the lease, without any fine, premium, or foregift, at such rent or rents and upon and subject to such terms, covenants, agreements, conditions, and provisions as the Corporation may think fit, and any such lease or leases may provide for the payment by the incoming tenant of valuation for improvements made upon the land, whether by the lessee named in such lease, his executors, administrators, or assigns, or any former lessee or tenant of all or any part of the land included in such lease.

3 Incorporation of provisions of previous Acts
  • All the provisions of The Public Bodies' Powers Act 1887, and all amendments thereof, so far as they are applicable to and not inconsistent with this Act, are hereby incorporated with and shall be read as part of this Act.


All that parcel of land in the Land District of Auckland, in the Colony of New land, containing by admeasurement 2,000 acres, more or less, situated in the Waitoa Survey District, being called or known by the names of Ruahine No 1 (8907), Ahikope No 1 (No 3909), Wharekahu (No 3905), Totarapapa (No 3911), Kahamiroi (No 3906), and Te Tautiti No 1 (No 3914). Bounded towards the north-east by the Waihou River, by the Patutuna North and the Patutuna South Blocks respectively, the Kawariki Block, the Raueruheroa West Block, and part of the Raueruheroa Block, again by the said Waihou River, the Ruahine Block No 2, again by the said Waihou River, and by the Ahikope No 2 Block, to the road forming the north-western boundary of Section No 5, Block VIII, Waitoa Survey District; thence towards the south-east by the said road and Hoururangi Block; towards the west by Sections Nos 7, 6, and 2 respectively, Block VIII, Waitoa Survey District; and towards the north-west by lines, 6287 links, more or less: excepting so much and such part of the land hereinbefore described as may be necessary for the making of a road or roads in, through, or over the said piece or parcel of land or any part thereof.

Also all that parcel of land, containing 680 acres and 38 perches, more or less, being Sections Nos 2, 6, and 7, Block VIII, Waitoa Survey District.

And also all that parcel of land, containing 43 acres 2 roods 28 perches, more or being Ruahine No 2 Block, Block VIII, Waitoa Survey District.