Takapuna Borough Foreshore Vesting Act 1914

Takapuna Borough Foreshore Vesting Act 1914

Local Act1914 No 19
Date of assent2 November 1914

An Act to authorize the Governor to grant to the Corporation of the Borough of Takapuna certain Lands being Parts of the Soil of the Sea abutting on the Eastern and Northern Boundaries of the said Borough.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS it is expedient that the lands described in the Schedule hereto, being parts of the soil of the sea, should be granted to the Corporation of the Borough of Takapuna:

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
  • This Act may be cited as the Takapuna Borough Foreshore Vesting Act 1914.

2 Lands described in Schedule vested in Borough of Takapuna
  • The Governor may, with the advice and consent of the Executive Council of New Zealand, grant the lands described in the Schedule hereto, being parts of the foreshore of the Borough of Takapuna and the soil of the sea, to the Corporation of the Borough of Takapuna in terms of the Harbours Act 1908, and by warrant under his hand direct the District Land Registrar of the Auckland Land Registration District to issue to the said Corporation of the Borough of Takapuna a certificate of title for the said lands for an estate in fee-simple, subject, however, to such powers, incumbrances, restrictions, and interests as are prescribed by the said Act or by this Act.

3 Saving of rights of access by water
  • The vesting of such lands and the issue of such certificate of title shall be without prejudice to the rights of access by water (if any) of all owners of land abutting on the said foreshore.


Schedule

FIRSTLY, all that area of land comprising the whole of the tidal lands covered and uncovered by the flow and ebb of the tide at ordinary tides of the Hauraki Gulf and the Wairau Stream, forming generally the eastern and northern boundary-lines of the Borough of Takapuna.

Secondly, all that strip of land forming portion of the soil of the sea, and commencing at a point where the continuation of the boundary-line between Lots 13 and 12 of the subdivision of Allotment 22 of the Parish of Takapuna would reach low-water mark; thence extending seaward from low-water mark in the same line 300 ft; thence running in a northerly direction parallel to the line of low-water mark of the said Takapuna Beach to a point in the northern boundary-line of the Takapuna Wharf distant 300 ft below low-water mark; thence by the said whari to low-water mark; thence by low-water mark aforesaid back to the point of commencement.

Thirdly, all that strip of land forming portion of the soil of the sea, commencing at a point where the continuation of the boundary-line between Lots 1 and 2 of the subdivision of Allotment 83 of the Parish of Takapuna would reach low-water mark; thence extending seaward from low-water mark in the same line 300 ft; thence in a north-westerly direction by a line parallel to low-water mark of Milford Beach to a point 300 ft distant seaward from the mouth of the Wairau Stream; thence by a line at right angles to such last-mentioned line to low-water mark; thence by low-water mark of Milford Beach back to the point of commencement: as the said strips of land are delineated by those portions of the plan coloured pink, deposited in the office of the Marine Department at Wellington, and marked MD 4331.