Dunedin City (Waipori Falls) Lands Vesting Act 1911

Dunedin City (Waipori Falls) Lands Vesting Act 1911

Local Act1911 No 31
Date of assent28 October 1911

An Act to vest certain Lands near Waipori Falls in the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Dunedin.

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
  • This Act may be cited as the Dunedin City (Waipori Falls) Lands Vesting Act 1911.

2 Crown lands vested in Corporation of City of Dunedin
  • The Crown lands described in the Schedule to this Act are hereby vested in the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Dunedin in fee-simple for the purposes of a plantation; and the District Land Registrar at Dunedin shall accordingly, on the application of the said Corporation, issue a certificate of title for the said lands to the said Corporation.

3 Road access to Crown lands to be provided
  • The said Corporation shall provide road access, to the satisfaction of the District Engineer, to other Crown lands in the Waipori district which contain timber suitable for mining purposes:

    Provide that the said Corporation shall not be called upon to provide the said road access if it can be shown to the satisfaction of the District Engineer that sufficient facilities exist to obtain timber for mining purposes from the said Crown lands.


Schedule

All that area of land in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement 345 acres 3 roods 8 poles, more or less, being part of Block VIII, Waipori Survey District, situate at and adjoining the Waipori Falls Electrical Power-station, and bounded as follows: Commencing at a peg marked LXXXVI, near the south-west corner of the power-house, proceeding in a south-westerly direction by the west bank of the Waipori River, for a distance of 27 chains 50 links, to a point on the riverbank; thence by a line on a bearing of 132° 16′, for a distance of 60 links, to a peg marked LXXXII; thence by a line on a bearing of 132° 16′, for a distance of 391.15 links, to a peg marked LXXXI; thence by a line on a bearing of 158° 3′ 25″, for a distance of 3496.2 links, to a peg marked LXXX; thence by a line on the same bearing (158° 3′ 25″), for a distance of 1051.6 links, to a peg marked CXVII; thence by a line on a bearing of 9° 56′ 30″, for a distance of 911.3 links, to a peg marked CXVI; thence by a line on a bearing of 14° 0′ 15″, for a distance of 1809.75 links, to a peg marked CXV; thence by a line on a bearing of 67° 59′ 30″, for a distance of 1408.5 links, to a peg marked CXIV; thence by a line on a bearing of 109° 19′ 30″, for a distance of 1377.07 links, to a peg marked CXIII; thence by a line on a bearing of 106° 14′ 45″, for a distance of 1089.7 links, to a peg marked CXII; thence by a line on bearing of 71° 7′ 27″, for a distance of 1303.81 links, to a peg marked CXI; thence by a line on the same bearing (71° 7′ 27″), for a distance of 260 links, to a point on the west bank of the aforesaid Waipori River; thence by the west bank of the Waipori River in a south-east, south, and south-west direction, for a distance of 8300 links, to the starting-point at the aforesaid peg marked LXXXVI.