Hawke's Bay County, Hastings Borough, and Havelock North Town Board Empowering Act 1929

Hawke's Bay County, Hastings Borough, and Havelock North Town Board Empowering Act 1929

Local Act1929 No 13
Date of assent1 November 1929

An Act to authorize the Hawke's Bay County Council, the Hastings Borough Council, and the Havelock North Town Board to make Contributions to the Upkeep and Improvement of Te Mata Park.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS an area of land known as Te Mata Park, situated near Havelock North, in the County of Hawke's Bay, is vested in trustees, known as Te Mata Park Trust Board, as a public park and public recreation-ground, and is held by such Board under and subject to a declaration of trust dated the seventh day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, made by Bernard Chambers, of Te Mata, near Havelock North, Sheep-farmer; John Chambers, of Mokopeka, near Havelock North, Sheep-farmer; and Mason Chambers, of Tauroa, near Havelock North, Sheep-farmer; And whereas such park, being a scenic attraction, pleasure-ground, and place of interest, and being used and visited in particular by residents in the County of Hawke's Bay, the Hastings Borough, and the Havelock North Town District, it is desirable that the Hawke's Bay County Council (out of the funds of the Corporation of the Chairman, Councillors, and inhabitants of the County of Hawke's Bay) (hereinafter referred to as the County Corporation), the Hastings Borough Council (out of the funds of the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Hastings) (hereinafter referred to as the Hastings Corporation), and the Havelock North Town Board (out of the funds of the said Board) should have power to make contributions for the maintenance, upkeep, and improvement of the said park:

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 Hawke's Bay County, Hastings Borough, and Havelock North Town Board Empowering Act 1929.

2 Authority to make contributions
  • The Hawke's Bay County Council (out of the funds of the County Corporation), the Hastings Borough Council (out of the funds of the Hastings Corporation), and the Havelock North Town Board (out of the funds of the said Board) are each hereby authorized, if they shall respectively so think fit, to make from time to time contributions or expend money for the upkeep, maintenance, roading, planting with trees, fencing, or cultivation of the said park or the erection of buildings thereon, or otherwise for the improvement of the said park.

3 How contributions may be paid
  • Any such contributions or expenditure of money may be paid to the trustees, Board, or authority in whom the said park shall for the time being be vested, or the secretary or treasurer for the time being of such trustees, Board, or authority for the purposes aforesaid, or any of them, without the local authority which shall make such contributions being answerable for the proper application thereof.