Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1911

Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1911

Public Act1911 No 29
Date of assent28 October 1911

Contents

Title


An Act to provide for the Exchange, Sale, Reservation, and other Disposition of certain Reserves, Crown Lands, other Lands, and Endowments, and to confer certain Powers on certain Public Bodies.

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 Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1911.

2 Cancelling the reservation over Sections Nos 23 and 24, Block VII, Whangape Survey District
  • Whereas Sections Nos 23 and 24, Block VII, Whangape Survey District, containing one hundred acres, more or less, were by Warrant in the Gazette dated the twenty-ninth day of November, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, permanently reserved for the growth and preservation of timber; but, the timber having been disposed of, it is now desirable that the land be rendered available for settlement: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said sections is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1948.

    The Land Act 1908 (1908 No 94) was repealed, as from 1 January 1925, by section 390 Land Act 1924 (1924 No 31). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 April 1949, by section 185(1) Land Act 1948 (1948 No 64).

3 Section 19 of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1910, amended
  • Whereas an area of land was inadvertently omitted from the description given in section nineteen of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1910, and it is desirable to supply the omission: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Subsection two of the said section nineteen is hereby amended by adding thereto the following:—

    Also all that area in the Auckland Land District, being parts of Small Grazing-runs Nos 37 and 106, Selwyn Settlement, and containing by admeasurement fifty-two acres one rood nineteen perches, more or less: bounded as follows—commencing at a point on the northern boundary of Section No 1, Block I, Horohoro West Survey District, distant 2041.4 links from peg marked II on the aforesaid northern boundary of Section No 1; thence towards the south-west generally by right lines of the following linkages respectively—483.4, 262.1, 686, 310.4, 584.4, 862.4, 267, 195.3, 352.6, 136.3, 241.4, 206, 198.7, 260.3, 308.8, 270.2, 372.1, 590.7, 819.4, 574.4, 216.7, 274.7, 410.5, 203.3, 269.8, 650.2, 848.5, 629.6, 644.2, 349.7, 943.4, 147.8, 299.7, 240.8, 305.7, 317, 208.3, 400.9, 1071.5, 205.5, 471.3, 199.1, 212.4, 194.1, 604.7, 209.9, 855.9, 838.2, 220.8—by the crossing of the Oraka Stream, by that stream, again by the crossing of the same stream, by a right line 120 links, and by right lines of the following linkages respectively—291.3, 188.3, 665.8, 502.9, 565.4, 432.3, 401.6, 572.9, 707.6, 440.5, 440.2, 512.3, 270.6, 985.7, 524.3, 842, 550.5, 416.4, 315.9, 684.4, 1278.8, 304.7, 1302.7, 1525.9, 487.1, 745.9, 963, 956.7, 146.1, 852.6, 454.6, 162.7, 162.7, 162.7, 1047.9, 220.3, 306.5, 859.1, 963.8, 356.8, 986.7, and 267.7; and towards the north-east generally by the Oraka Stream aforesaid, by right lines 75 links and 1223.9 links; again by the Oraka Stream aforesaid, by right lines 693 links and 430.9 links; again by the Oraka Stream aforesaid, and by right lines of the following linkages respectively—701, 1529.6, 1303.9, 335.7, 1280.6, 665, 328.2, 438.6, 286, 244.6, 577.3, 367.4, 374.3, 983.9, 266.3, 529, 442.4, 833.5, 913.6, 383.7, 402.1, 536.1, 530.1, 701.8, 714.4, 482.7, 740.8, 566.7, 830.4, 880.1, 234.1, 600.3, 162.1, 213.6, 233.5, 473.9, 177.1, 1068.6, 426.3, 260, 313.9, 145.5, 213.6, 330.5, 214.8, 950.8, 308.5, 607.4, 614, 866.8, 698.4, 235.9, 182, 182.4, 476.5, 319.3, 526.4, 686.7, 561.9, 516.7, 263.2, 385.8, 207.1, 282.4, 292.8, 172.7, 394.6, 365.4, 844, 584.2, 263.4, 648.6, 150.3, 200.3, 510.7; and by the abutment of a public road, 73.8 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

    Also all that area in the Auckland Land District, being part of Small Grazing-run No 106, Selwyn Settlement, and containing by admeasurement thirty perches, more or less: bounded as follows—commencing at a point 133.9 links south and 13289.9 links east of the south-western corner of Block VII, Patetere North-east Survey District; thence towards the south-east by a right line, 100 links; towards the south-west by a right line, 189.9 links; towards the north-west by a right line, 100 links: and towards the north-east by a right line, 189.9 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

    As the said several areas are delineated on the plan marked L 19315/386A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands, at Wellington, and thereon coloured red.

4 Exchanging part of the Mamaku Domain for adjacent Crown land
  • (1) Whereas the Mamaku Domain Board desires to exchange part of the present Mamaku Domain for an equal area of adjoining Crown land, but there is no statutory provision by which such exchange can be made: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may by Warrant published in the Gazette revoke the existing reservation for domain purposes over the land specified in subsection three hereof, and may exchange therefor the area of land described in subsection two hereof.

    (2) The area of Crown land it is desired to add to the present domain is more particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement five acres, more or less, and being Sections Nos 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, Block XII, Mamaku Village; and also all that area containing by admeasurement five acres, more or less, and being Sections Nos 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, Block XIII, Mamaku Village.

    (3) The part of the domain it is desired to exchange for the aforesaid Crown land is more particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement five acres and ten perches, more or less, and being Sections Nos 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, Block XVII, Mamaku Village; and also all that area, containing by admeasurement five acres, more or less, being Sections Nos 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, Block XXIII, Mamaku Village.

5 Authorizing the Kaiapoi Borough Council to sell part of Rural Section No 321, Kaiapoi, and to apply the proceeds to the purposes of a public library
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described was by conveyance, registered in the Deeds Registry Office at Christchurch as number 67265, vested in Joseph Beswick and William Gilkison in trust for the Kaiapoi Mechanics' Institute: And whereas both of the said trustees have died, and no other trustees have been appointed: And whereas the said Institute desires that the said land should be vested in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Kaiapoi absolutely, with power to sell the same: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said land is hereby vested in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Kaiapoi in fee-simple absolutely, with full power to sell the same and the buildings thereon and to use the money derived therefrom towards the erection of a building for the purposes of a public library, to be maintained and controlled by the Council of the said borough under the powers conferred by subsection two of section two hundred and ninety-nine of the Municipal Corporations Act 1908.

    (2) The land to which this section relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty perches, more or less, being part of Rural Section No 321, situate in the Borough of Kaiapoi, commencing at a point upon Raven Quay, the same being one hundred and thirty links south-west of the junction of the said Raven Quay and Black Street, having a frontage of fifty links to the said Quay, and running back a distance of two hundred and fifty links in a rectangular block: as the same is more particularly set out and described in Book 109, folio 514, deposited in the Deeds Registry Office, Christchurch.

6 Exchanging part of the national endowment for other Crown land
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described is part of the national endowment, and has been, through inadvertence, included in the Tripp Settlement, set apart and opened for selection under the Land Act 1948: And whereas it is desirable to retain the said land as part of the said settlement, and to set apart other Crown land as part of the national endowment in lieu thereof: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (2) The reservation of the said land as national-endowment land is hereby cancelled, and the said land is declared to be settlement land subject to the leases and licenses that have been issued over it under the Land Act 1948, or the Land Act 1948.

    (3) In lieu of such land, an area of Crown land of equal value shall be set aside as national-endowment land within one year from the passing of this Act, and a Warrant of the setting-aside shall as soon as possible after the execution thereof be published in the Gazette.

    (4) The land to which subsections one and two of this section apply is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement nineteen thousand one hundred and ninety-nine acres, more or less, and now being portions of Sections Nos 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27 of the Tripp Settlement: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L 19405/86, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

    The Land Act 1908 (1908 No 94) was repealed, as from 1 January 1925, by section 390 Land Act 1924 (1924 No 31). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 April 1949, by section 185(1) Land Act 1948 (1948 No 64).

    The Land for Settlements Act 1908 (1908 No 94) was repealed, as from 1 October 1925, by section 110(1) Land For Settlements Act 1925 (1925 No 15). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 April 1949, by section 185(1) Land Act 1948 (1948 No 64).

7 Cancelling the reservation over Section No 13, Block XVII, Town of Palmerston
  • Whereas Section No 13, Block XVII, Town of Palmerston, in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement one rood, more or less, was by notice in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, reserved as a site for public buildings or other purposes of the General Government: And whereas the said land is not suitable as a site for public buildings, and is not now required for any public purpose: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over Section No 13, Block XVII, Town of Palmerston, is hereby cancelled, and the said section is hereby declared Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1948.

    The Land Act 1908 (1908 No 94) was repealed, as from 1 January 1925, by section 390 Land Act 1924 (1924 No 31). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 April 1949, by section 185(1) Land Act 1948 (1948 No 64).

8 Changing reservation over part of Section No 15, Block IV, Tautuku Survey District, from public-school site to a cemetery reserve
  • (1) Whereas Section No 15, Block IV, Tautuku Survey District, in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement fourteen acres one rood twenty-four perches, more or less, was permanently reserved as a site for a public school by notice in the Gazette of the twenty-eighth day of January, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven: And whereas part of the said land is now required for cemetery purposes and is not needed for the purpose for which it was reserved, and the Otago Education Board has consented to the proposed change of reservation: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be a reserve for cemetery purposes.

    (2) The land to be changed from a public-school site to a cemetery reserve is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement three acres three roods thirty-eight perches, more or less, being part of Original Section No 15, and now designated Section No 33, Block IV, Tautuku Survey District: bounded towards the west and north-west by a public road, 349.9 links and 917.1 links respectively; towards the east and south by Sections Nos 19 and 15, in Block IV aforesaid, 645.1 links and 782.1 links respectively: be all the aforesaid linkages a little more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L 1589/3, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

9 Changing purpose of reservation over land taken for railway purposes to a Public Works Stores yard
  • (1) Whereas by Proclamation dated the tenth day of April, nineteen hundred and seven, and published in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of April, nineteen hundred and seven, the land hereinafter described was, with other land, taken for the purposes of the Waitaki-Bluff Railway: And whereas the said land is not now required for railway purposes, and it is desirable to reserve the same for the purposes of a Public Works Stores yard: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may by notice in the Gazette cancel the existing reservation over the said land and reserve it as a site for a Public Works Stores yard.

    (2) The land to which this section applies is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty-nine perches, more or less, being portion of railway land adjoining Section No 21, Block LXXIII, City of Dunedin: bounded on the north by the Otago Harbour, 52.8 links; on the north-west and south-west by Wharf Street, 320.3 links and 83.1 links respectively; and on the south-east by Section No 21, 403.5 links: be the aforesaid linkages a little more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked PWD 27131, deposited in the office of the Minister of Public Works, at Wellington, and thereon cross-hatched red.

10 Authorizing revaluation of pastoral lands, and providing basis for assessment of rates and taxes pending revaluation
  • [Repealed]

    Section 10 was repealed, as from 1 April 1926, by section 120 Rating Act 1925 (1925 No 31).

11 Authorizing construction of tramway by the Tongariro Timber Company (Limited)
  • (1) The Tongariro Timber Company (Limited), or its assigns, may, without further authority than this Act, construct, maintain, and work a tramway starting from the Kakahi Station on the North Island Main Trunk Railway and running in an easterly and southerly direction to the right bank of the Whakapapa River, a distance of about two miles and a quarter.

    (2) The said tramway may be constructed on, over, or along any road or street, or Crown land, or railway or other public reserve in like manner as if it were an approved railway under the District Railways Act 1908, and sections thirty-one to forty-seven inclusive, fifty-one, and seventy-four to seventy-nine inclusive of that Act shall, so far as applicable, extend and apply to the said tramway and to the said company in relation thereto.

12 Vesting cemetery reserve in Temuka Borough for municipal purposes
  • (1) Whereas Reserve No 168, in the Canterbury Land District, was, by notice on page 68 of the Canterbury Provincial Gazette of 1860, set apart for cemetery purposes, but the whole of that reserve is not now required therefor, and it is expedient that the land hereinafter described (being part of the said reserve) should be vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Temuka as an estate in fee-simple for municipal purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over that part of the said Reserve No 168, in the Canterbury Land District, which is particularly described in subsection three hereof is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Temuka for an estate in fee-simple in trust for municipal purposes.

    (2) The District Land Registrar is hereby authorized and empowered to issue in favour of the said Corporation a certificate of title under the Land Transfer Act 1952, in respect of the said land.

    (3) The land hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Temuka is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement eight acres one rood twenty-three perches, more or less, being part of Reserve No 168, situate in the Borough of Temuka: commencing at the north-easternmost corner of Rural Section 3133; thence westerly along the northern boundary of the said section, 927 links; thence northerly along the bank of a lagoon, 250 links, and Rural Section 3699, 796 links; thence easterly along the drill-shed site, 224 links; southerly and easterly along the Courthouse-site, distances of 26 links and 100 links respectively; again southerly and easterly along the site of the Mechanics' Institute, 10 links and 160 links respectively; thence again southerly and easterly along the Fire Brigade Station site, 54 links and 212 links respectively; thence southerly along the main south road to the commencing-point: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L 5495/4, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands, at Wellington, in the Wellington Land District, and thereon coloured pink in the margin.

    The Land Transfer Act 1908 (1908 No 99) was repealed, as from 1 October 1915, by section 2 Land Transfer Acts Compilation Act 1915 (1915 No 35). Appendix B of the repealing Act replaced the 1908 Act with a compiled Act enacted under the title of The Land Transfer Act 1915. That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 January 1953, by section 245(1) Land Transfer Act 1952 (1952 No 52).

13 Murchison County authorized to borrow $3,000
  • The Murchison County Council is hereby authorized to borrow (without taking any of the steps prescribed by sections seven to thirteen of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1908) the sum of three thousand dollars, being the amount agreed, pursuant to section fifteen of the Counties Act 1908, to be paid by the said Council to the Inangahua County Council on the constitution of the Murchison County.

    The words three thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words fifteen hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

14 Transfer of certain land from Kairanga County to Palmerston North Hospital and Charitable Aid Board as a site for an Old People's Home
  • (1) Whereas by Order in Council dated the fifteenth day of December, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, Section No 362, Township of Palmerston North, in the Wellington Land District, containing thirty-three acres two roods sixteen perches, more or less, was vested in the Manawatu Road Board in trust for a gravel-pit: And whereas the Manawatu Road District was abolished by the Kairanga County Act 1901, and the area thereof included in the Kairanga County: And whereas the Kairanga County Council is desirous of granting part of the said section to the Palmerston North Hospital and Charitable Aid Board as a site for an Old People's Home: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    All that area of land described in subsection three hereof, containing ten acres, more or less, is hereby vested in the Palmerston North Hospital and Charitable Aid Board in trust for the purposes of an Old People's Home, to be administered under the provisions of the Hospitals Act 1957.

    (2) The balance of the said Section No 362, containing twenty-three acres two roods sixteen perches, more or less, shall be held by the Kairanga County Council in trust for a gravel-pit:

    Provided that the said Council may, in addition, exercise with respect to that land the powers of a leasing authority under the Public Bodies Leases Act 1969, and the said Kairanga County Council is for that purpose hereby declared to be a leasing authority within the meaning of the said Act.

    (3) The land by this section vested in the Palmerston North Hospital and Charitable Aid Board, is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Wellington Land District, containing ten acres, more or less, being part of Section No 362, Town of Palmerston North: bounded as follows—commencing at the south-eastern corner of the said section; thence running along Maxwell's Line in a north-easterly direction, for a distance of 1250 links; thence at right angles by other part of the said Section No 362, for a distance of 800 links; thence at right angles along other part of the said Section No 362, for a distance of 1250 links; thence again at right angles along a public road to the point of commencement, for a distance of 800 links.

    The Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1908 was substituted, as from 4 August 1908, for the Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1885 pursuant to Schedule 1 Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1908. That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 April 1910, by section 131 Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1909 (1909 No 11). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 January 1927, by section 156 Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1926 (1926 No 18). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 April 1958, by section 158(1) Hospitals Act 1957x (1926 No 18).

    The Public Bodies Leases Act 1908 (1908 No 153) was repealed, as from 1 January 1909, by section 14(1) Public Bodies Leases Act 1908x (1926 No 18). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 1 January 1970, by section 28(a) Public Bodies Leases Act 1969x (1926 No 18).

15 Exchanging purposes of certain reserves in Manaia
  • (1) Whereas Section No 12 of Block XIV, Town of Manaia, in the Taranaki Land District, containing one rood, more or less, was by notice published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of January, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, reserved for municipal purposes: And whereas Section No 20 of the same block, containing one rood, more or less, was by notice published in the Gazette of the seventh day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, reserved for police purposes: And whereas it is desirable to exchange the purposes for which the said sections have been so reserved: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The existing reservations over Sections Nos 12 and 20, Block XIV, Town of Manaia, are hereby cancelled, and in lieu thereof the said Section No 12 is hereby reserved for police purposes, and said Section No 20 is hereby reserved as a site for a public library.

    (2) The Corporation of the Manaia Town District shall hold the said Section No 20 in trust as a site for a public library, and the District Land Registrar is hereby directed and empowered to issue a certificate of title for the said section accordingly.

16 Taking Moturiki Island as a ballast-pit for railway purposes
  • Whereas Moturiki Island, near Tauranga, having an area of about three acres and nine perches, contains the only suitable stone for ballast purposes within easy reach of the Tauranga-Te Puke Section of the East Coast Main Trunk Railway: And whereas the said island is partly owned by Maori owners and is partly vested in the Mount Maunganui Domain Board for recreation purposes, and it is necessary to take the said island for railway purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may by Proclamation, in the manner prescribed by section twenty-nine of the Public Works Act 1908, take the whole or any part of the said Moturiki Island for a ballast-pit for the purposes of the said railway, without payment of compensation except to the Maori owners.

    The word Maori was substituted, as from 27 November 1947, for the word Native pursuant to section 2(2) Maori Purposes Act 1947 (1947 No 59).

17 Validating conditions of mining license No 1068A, Otago Mining District
  • (1) Whereas on the eleventh day of June, nineteen hundred and six, the Warden of the Otago Mining District granted to Josiah Pierce Lane, of Dunedin, cordial-manufacturer, for a term of forty-two years, a license, No 1068A, under the Mining Act, for a special dredging claim of seventy-four acres two roods twenty perches, being Section No 52, Block I, on the public map of the Fraser Survey District: And whereas the area comprised in the said license contained, inter alia, a residence-area of one acre, belonging to one William Noble, and also an area of about fifteen acres of land, part of which had been uninterruptedly used and occupied by the said William Noble for over forty years without title: And whereas the Warden, with the consent of the Minister of Mines, imposed certain conditions by the said license requiring the licensee to pay compensation to the said William Noble in the event of the said licensee dredging away the land occupied by the said William Noble as aforesaid: And whereas the question of the validity of the said conditions has been raised, and it is expedient to validate the said license and the conditions contained therein to the extent hereinafter mentioned: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said conditions are hereby declared to be valid except so far as they apply to the payment of compensation to the said William Noble for the surface value of the land.

    (2) If at any time hereafter the said Josiah Pierce Lane or any person claiming through or under him desires to surrender or exchange his license for any other license or mining privilege, it shall be lawful for the Warden, with the consent of the Minister of Mines, to insert in any license which comprises the said area of land occupied by the said William Noble the conditions contained in the said license No 1068A as declared to be valid by this section, or any other conditions which the Warden considers reasonable and the Minister approves.

18 Authorizing merger of Newlands in Makara County
  • On receipt of a sealed copy of resolutions passed by the Johnsonville Town Board and the Makara County Council respectively that the area known as Newlands (being part of the Town District of Johnsonville) should be merged in the Makara County, and setting forth the boundaries of the said area, the Governor is hereby authorized and empowered, by Warrant under his hand, to declare the said area to be so merged in the Makara County, and the said area shall as from a date to be specified in that Warrant become so merged accordingly.

19 Sections Nos 594 and 600, Cambridge, reserved for municipal purposes
  • (1) Whereas Section No 600, Cambridge Town East, in the Auckland Land District, containing fifteen perches, more or less, was reserved as a site for a library by Warrant published in the Gazette of the seventeenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and a certificate of title dated the eighteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, was issued to the Cambridge Town Board for the said land: And whereas Section No 594, Cambridge Town East, in the said land district, containing two roods fifteen perches, more or less, was reserved for gravel purposes by Warrant published in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of February, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, and was vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Cambridge by Order in Council published in the Gazette of the fourteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and ninety-two: And whereas a new library has been erected on Section No 575 of the said Cambridge Town East, and the said Section No 600 is not now required for library purposes, nor is the said Section No 594 required for gravel purposes, and it is desired to vest the said sections in the Corporation of the Borough of Cambridge as municipal reserves: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The existing reservations over the said Sections Nos 594 and 600 are hereby cancelled, and the said sections are hereby reserved for municipal purposes and vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Cambridge to be held in trust for such purposes.

    (2) The District Land Registrar of the District of Auckland is hereby empowered and directed to cancel all existing titles to the said Sections Nos 594 and 600, and to issue in lieu thereof certificates of title under the Land Transfer Act in favour of the Corporation of the Borough of Cambridge.

20 Provision regarding Waihora Park Domain
  • Whereas Reserve No 2585, Block XIV, Halswell Survey District, in the Canterbury Land District, containing two hundred acres, more or less, was permanently reserved for recreation purposes by Warrant published on page 1064 of the Gazette of the second day of October, eighteen hundred and ninety: And whereas the said reserve (then known as the Lincoln Recreation-ground) was brought under the operation of and declared to be subject to the provisions of the Public Domains Act 1881, by Order in Council published on page 220 of the Gazette of the twelfth day of February, eighteen hundred and eighty-five: And whereas the said reserve is now subject to the provisions of Part 2 of the Public Reserves and Domains Act 1908, and designated the Waihora Park Domain: And whereas it is now desired to revoke the setting-apart of the said land as a public domain: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said Order in Council is hereby revoked, and the said land is hereby declared freed from the provisions of Part 2 of the Public Reserves and Domains Act 1908.

21 Addition to Inglewood Domain
  • (1) The land hereinafter described, which is now vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Inglewood in trust for town-improvement purposes, is hereby (with the consent of the Council of that borough) vested in the Crown in trust as a public domain, and the control thereof is hereby vested in the Inglewood Domain Board.

    (2) The certificates of title to the said land registered in the Land Registry Office at New Plymouth (in Volume 17, folio 198, and Volume 18, folio 115) are hereby cancelled, and shall, on the request of the said Domain Board, be given up to the District Land Registrar.

    (3) The land to which this section relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Taranaki Land District, being Sections Nos 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 61, 122, 231, 294, 295, 305, 306, 307, 317, 318, 319, 329, 331, 343, 344, 345, 355, and 365, in the Town of Inglewood, and containing six acres and thirteen perches, more or less.

22 New Plymouth Borough extension
  • Whereas a petition signed in conformity with the provisions of section nineteen of the Municipal Corporations Amendment Act 1910, has been presented to the Governor, praying that the Town District of Fitzroy should be added to the Borough of New Plymouth: And whereas a Commission constituted under the said section has in its report recommended that a portion only of the said town district should be so added, and a poll of the ratepayers of that portion has been taken in the manner prescribed by the said section on the proposal that the area described in the report of the Commission should be added to the said borough, and such proposal was duly carried: And whereas if the prayer of the said petition, as modified by the said report, is granted, it is expedient that the remaining portion of the said town district should be merged in the County of Taranaki, but there is no statutory or other power so to do: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) On the issue of a Proclamation under the said section, the Town District of Fitzroy shall be abolished, and the Corporation of the Fitzroy Town Board dissolved:

    • (b) The portion of the said town district so added to the said borough shall form a new ward thereof with the name of the Fitzroy Ward, and the number of Councillors for that ward is hereby fixed at two:

    • (c) The portion of the said town district that is not added to the said borough is hereby merged in the County of Taranaki, and shall form part of such riding of that county as the Governor by Order in Council directs.

23 Changing reservation from railway to post-office purposes
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described was with other land taken for the purposes of the Wellington-Napier Railway by a Proclamation dated the twelfth day of October, nineteen hundred and six, and published in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of October, nineteen hundred and six: And whereas the said land is not now required for railway purposes, and it is desired to reserve it for the purposes of a post-office: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may by notice in the Gazette revoke the existing reservation over the said land, and shall thereupon reserve it as a site for a post-office.

    (2) The land to which this section applies is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area of land in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement nineteen perches, more or less, being part of Section No 3, Harbour District, in Block XI, Belmont Survey District, and being bounded as follows: Commencing at a point at the junction of the south-western and north-western boundaries of the Railway Reserve; thence north-easterly along the said north-western boundary, a distance of 190.59 links; thence south-easterly along the south-west side of the Old Porirua Road, a distance of 51.14 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line at a bearing of 214° 30′ 29″, a distance of 178.92 links; thence north-westerly along the said south-western boundary of the Railway Reserve to the commencing-point, a distance of 78.28 links: as the same is delineated on the plan marked 14417, deposited in the office of the Minister of Railways, at Wellington, and thereon hatched green.

24 Addition to endowment of Greymouth Harbour Board
  • (1) In addition to the land which the Governor is authorized to grant to the Greymouth Harbour Board by section fifty-three of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1910, the Governor may grant to that Board the land hereinafter described for an estate in fee-simple in trust (without power of sale) as a harbour endowment: Provided that before making such grant the Governor is satisfied that the Greymouth Harbour Board has paid to the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Greymouth the actual cost of forming and metalling the roads and streets within the said area. In the event of any dispute arising between the Board and the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the borough as to fixing the amount of the actual cost of forming and metalling the said roads and streets, the same shall be decided by the Minister of Marine, and his decision shall be final.

    (2) The land to which this section applies is particularly described as follows: All that area in the Grey Survey District, containing thirty acres, more or less, bounded on the north and west by areas vested in the Greymouth Harbour Board as described in section fifty-three, subsection (2), (a), (c), of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1910, and coloured purple; on the east by Reserve No 705, coloured red, freehold Sections Nos 181 to 174, 173 to 164, 163 to 150, coloured green, and by area vested in the Greymouth Harbour Board by section fifty-three, subsection (2)(b) of the Act aforesaid, coloured purple; on the south by the south side of Rigg Street to a line in continuation of west side of Reserve No 705: the said area including Collins, Coakley, O'Grady, Rigg, Doyle, and Blake Streets, Packer's Quay, and streets leading eastward from Packer's Quay, and Sections Nos 83, 82, 81, 85, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 10, 11, 12, 24, 23, 22, 13, 14, 15, 21, 20, 19, 16, 17, 18, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

    All the above-described area is in the Land District of Westland, and coloured yellow on the plan marked M D 3775, deposited in the office of the Minister of Marine, at Wellington, in the Provincial District of Wellington.

25 Exemptions under section 127 of the Land Act 1908
  • [Repealed]

    Section 25 was repealed, as from 1 January 1925, by section 22 Land Laws Amendment Act 1926 (1926 No 49).