Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1913

Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1913

Public Act1913 No 67
Date of assent15 December 1913

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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 1913.

2 Vesting part of Section No 53, Te Karae No 3 Block, in the Tokerau District Maori Land Board
  • Whereas the Tokerau District Maori Land Board, acting under the authority of section two hundred and seventy-eight of the Native Land Act 1909, transferred to His Majesty the King the parcel of land hereinafter referred to as a site for a Maori school: And whereas the said land has been found unsuitable for the said purpose, and it is desired to restore it to the said Board: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land comprised in certificate of title, Volume 202, folio 233, in the Auckland Land Registry, being part of Section No 53, Te Karae No 3 Block, Mangamuka Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, containing three acres and six perches, more or less, is hereby vested in the Tokerau District Maori Land Board, in trust for the persons who would have been beneficially entitled thereto if the said land had not been transferred to His Majesty as aforesaid.

    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).

3 Cancelling reservation over part of Allotments Nos 342 and 343, Whangamarino Parish
  • (1) Whereas Allotments Nos 342 and 343 of the Parish of Whangamarino, in the Auckland Land District, containing thirty acres, more or less, were, by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of November, nineteen hundred and two, permanently reserved for the purposes of the Department of Agriculture: And whereas a portion of the said land is no longer required for the said purposes, and it is desirable that the same should be subdivided for settlement along with adjoining Crown land: 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 Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement four acres and thirty-one perches, more or less, being part of Allotments Nos 342 and 343, Parish of Whangamarino, commencing at a point 81.3 links in a south-westerly direction from the south-east corner of Allotment No 343, Whangamarino Parish: bounded towards the south-east by a public road 100 links wide, 1176 and 162.6 links; towards the south-west by the North Island Main Trunk Railway Reserve and that boundary produced, 656.6 links; and towards the north-west by Allotments Nos 342 and 343, Whangamarino Parish, 1097.7 and 75.4 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

4 Cancelling reservation over Section No 1, Block VII, Matamata Township
  • Whereas Section No 1, Block VII, Matamata Township, in the Auckland Land District, containing one rood, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the second day of July, nineteen hundred and eight, permanently reserved as a site for a public hall and library: And whereas the said section has been found unsuitable for the purpose for which it was set apart as aforesaid: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said Section No 1, Block VII, Matamata Township, is hereby cancelled, and the said land may be disposed of under the Land for Settlements Act 1908.

5 Cancelling reservation over part of Section No 11, Block II, Tutamoe Survey District
  • (1) Whereas Section No 11 Block II, Tutamoe Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, containing ten acres, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and ten, set apart as a reserve for a public cemetery: And whereas part of the said area is not required for cemetery purposes, and it is desirable to make other disposition of the area not so required: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a public cemetery over the area of land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing five acres two roods eight perches, more or less, being portion of Section No 11, Block II, Tutamoe Survey District: bounded towards the north-west by part of Section No 11 of Block II, Tutamoe Survey District, 713.5 links; towards the north-east and south-east by Crown land, 778.5 and 713.5 links respectively; and towards the south-west by a public road, 778.5 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1606/12, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

6 Authorizing the grant of certain land in the Auckland Land District to Alexander Stewart, of Mangawai
  • (1) Whereas that parcel of land in the Auckland Land District known as Allotment No 3, Parish of Mangawai, was granted by way of Crown grant to Frederick John Travers on the twenty-fourth day of October, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and has since become vested in Alexander Stewart, of Mangawai, farmer: And whereas the said Crown grant purported to convey an area of one hundred and ten acres, and the correct area as ascertained by resurvey is only eighty-nine acres: And whereas it is desirable to compensate the said Alexander Stewart for such shortage in area in manner hereinafter provided: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for cemetery purposes over Section No 245, Parish of Mangawai, containing ten acres and twenty-one perches, is hereby cancelled, and the reservation over that part of Mangawai No 3 Kauri-gum Reserve described in paragraph (b) of the next succeeding subsection is also hereby cancelled, and the Governor is empowered to authorize the issue of a certificate of title to the said Alexander Stewart in respect of the lands over which the reservation is so cancelled.

    (2) The lands to be granted to the said Alexander Stewart under this section are particularly described as follows:—

    • (a) Section No 245, Parish of Mangawai, in the Auckland Land District, containing ten acres and twenty-one perches; and

    • (b) Section No 246, Parish of Mangawai (being part of Mangawai No 3 Kauri-gum Reserve), in the Auckland Land District:

      As the said lands are respectively delineated on the plan marked L and S 54557/X, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

    (3) This section is in substitution for section seven of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act, nineteen hundred and twelve, and that section shall be deemed to have been repealed as from the passing of the said Act.

7 Revesting Kauhoehoe School Reserve in original Maori owners
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described was, pursuant to the provisions of the Native School Sites Act 1880 [Repealed], vested in the Crown as a site for a Maori school: And whereas the said land is not now required for the said purpose, and it is desirable that it should revert to the original Maori owners or their successors: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land hereinafter described is hereby vested in the original Maori owners thereof or in their successors, as the case may be. The successors of the said Maori owners or of any of them shall, if required, be determined by the Maori Land Court.

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

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement five acres, more or less, being called or known by the name of the Kauhoehoe School Reserve, situated in Block XIV, Maungataniwha Survey District: bounded towards the north-east by a line, 700 links; towards the south-east by a line, 715 links; towards the south-west by a line, 700 links; and towards the north-west by a line, 715 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

    The words Maori Land Court were substituted, as from 27 November 1947, for the words Native Land Court pursuant to section 4(2) Maori Purposes Act 1947 (1947 No 59).

    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).

8 Validating lease purporting to be issued under Thermal Springs Districts Act 1908
  • (1) Whereas by deed made the twenty-fifth day of March, nineteen hundred and thirteen, between His Majesty the King of the one part, and Walter Steele, of Mamaku, in the Auckland Land District, sawmiller, of the other part, His Majesty, purporting to act under the powers conferred by the Thermal Springs Districts Act 1908 [Repealed], granted to the said Walter Steele a lease of the land hereinafter described: And whereas the said Act was repealed by the Thermal Springs Districts Act 1910 [Repealed], and there was no legal authority for the grant of the said lease: And whereas it is desirable to validate the said lease as from the date of the execution thereof: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The lease of the land hereinafter described, dated the twenty-fifth day of March, nineteen hundred and thirteen, to Walter Steele, of Mamaku, sawmiller, shall be deemed to be, and at all times heretofore since the date of the execution thereof to have been, valid.

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

    All that piece or parcel of land, containing by admeasurement four hundred and eighty-six acres two roods twenty-four perches, a little more or less, situate in the Land District of Auckland, and being Section No 5A, Block IX, Rotorua Survey District.

9 Authorizing reduction of rent payable under lease of Section No 3A, Block XIII, Whakatane Survey District
  • (1) Whereas Section No 3A, Block XIII, Whakatane Survey District, in the Opouriao Settlement, in the Auckland Land District, is held under a lease in perpetuity granted under the Land for Settlements Act 1908: And whereas portion of the land comprised in the said lease has been washed away by the Whakatane River, and it is desirable accordingly to authorize a reduction of the rent payable under the said lease: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Auckland Land Board shall forthwith on the passing of this Act cause the land actually held under the said lease to be surveyed, and upon the completion of the survey shall reduce the rent payable under the lease in the proportion that the area that has been washed away as aforesaid bears to the area originally comprised in the lease.

    (2) The reduction of rent hereinbefore authorized shall take effect as from the first day of January, nineteen hundred and six, and the rent paid in excess since that date and before the amount of such reduction is ascertained shall be credited to the lessee in respect of the rent hereafter becoming payable under the said lease, but no refund of rent shall be made to the lessee in respect of the amount so paid in excess.

10 Authorizing sale to Bank of New Zealand of certain land in Kaihu Survey District
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described was acquired by the Crown as a site for a post-office, but is not now required for the said purpose: And whereas it is desired to sell the said land to the Bank of New Zealand: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor is hereby authorized to sell the said land to the Bank of New Zealand, notwithstanding that the provisions of section thirty of the Public Works Act 1908, have not been complied with.

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

    All that parcel of land, containing seven perches and a half, more or less, situated in the Kaihu Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, and being Lot No 11B on a plan deposited in the Land Registry Office, at Auckland, under No 1545, the title whereof is registered in the said Land Registry Office, in Volume 103, folio 240, and deposited in the Lands and Survey Department, at Wellington, as No 3452.

11 Authorizing Avondale Road Board to pay interest on unpaid purchase-money of part of Section No 64, Parish of Titirangi
  • The Avondale Road Board is hereby authorized and empowered to pay interest at the rate of five per centum per annum on the purchase-money for the time being unpaid in respect of the purchase by the Board of part of Lot No 15 of Subdivisions 17 to 22 of Section No 64, Parish of Titirangi, in the Auckland Land District, and all payments of interest heretofore made pursuant to the agreement for the purchase by the Avondale Road Board of the said land are hereby validated.

12 Cancellation of reservation over portion of Section No 2, Opotiki
  • [Repealed]

    Section 12 was repealed, as from 25 October 1930, by section 59(2) Local Legislation Act 1930 (1930 No 39).

13 Vesting Section No 4, Block XVIII, Te Kuiti, in Waikato Hospital and Charitable Aid Board
  • Whereas Section No 4, Block XVIII, in the Maori Township of Te Kuiti, containing three acres one rood fifteen perches, as shown on the plan of the said township, deposited in the office of the District Land Registrar, at Auckland, under the provisions of the Native Townships Act 1895, is reserved for hospital purposes: And whereas it is desired to vest the said land in the Waikato Hospital and Charitable Aid Board: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said Section No 4, Block XVIII, in the Township of Te Kuiti, is hereby vested in the Waikato Hospital and Charitable Aid Board in trust for hospital purposes.

    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).

14 Cancellation of reservation over certain land in Tutamoe Survey District, Auckland Land District
  • (1) Whereas Section No 12, Block XV, and Section No 4, Block XVI, Tutamoe Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, containing two thousand six hundred and fifty acres, were permanently reserved for a forest reserve (climatic) by warrant published in the Gazette of the eleventh day of September, nineteen hundred and two: And whereas part of the said land is required for settlement purposes, and it is desirable accordingly that the reservation in respect thereof should be removed: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the area hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, being part of Section No 12, Block XV, and Section No 4, Block XVI, Tutamoe Survey District, containing eight hundred and fifty-two acres, more or less, commencing at a point where the north boundary of Block XVI, Tutamoe Survey District, intersects the western boundary of Te Karaka Block: bounded towards the south-east by Te Karaka Block, and Section No 1, Block XVI, Tutamoe Survey District, 4640 and 4580 links respectively; towards the south-west generally by other part of forest reserve, 20800 links; and towards the north by the northern boundary of Blocks XV and XVI, Tutamoe Survey District: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 48451/14, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

15 Cancelling reservation over certain land in Block IX, Thames Survey District
  • (1) Whereas an area of six hundred acres, situated in Block IX, Thames Survey District, and Block IX, Tairua Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, was set apart as a reserve for the growth and preservation of timber by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of August, eighteen hundred and ninety-six: And whereas the milling-timber on part of the said land has been removed, and it is desirable that the said part should be opened for settlement purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the area hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

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

    All that area in Block IX, Thames Survey District, Auckland Land District, containing three hundred and fifty-eight acres, more or less: bounded towards the north by Hauraki Pastoral License No 86; towards the east by a public road, Section No 1, Block IX, Thames Survey District (scenic reserve), and again by a public road; towards the south by Hauraki Pastoral License No 12; and towards the west by Owhataroa No 1, north portion: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/1083, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

16 Cancelling reservation over and authorizing the sale of part of Section No 407, Hamilton West, Auckland Land District
  • (1) Whereas Section No 407 of the Town of Hamilton West was reserved for post and telegraph purposes by warrant published in the Gazette of the thirteenth day of August, eighteen hundred and eighty-five: And whereas the portion of the said section hereinafter described is no longer required for post and telegraph purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for post and telegraph purposes over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the Auckland Land Board is hereby authorized to sell the said land to the General Trust Board of the Diocese of Auckland at a price to be mutually agreed on, being not less than the value of the land as determined for the purposes of this section by the Valuer-General.

    (2) The area over which the reservation is cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty-two and seven-tenths perches, more or less, being part of Section No 407, Town of Hamilton West: bounded towards the north-east by part of Section No 59A, Town of Hamilton West, 290 links; towards the south-east by Section No 59 of the aforesaid town, 49 links; towards the south-west by Section No 407 of the aforesaid town, 290 links; and towards the north-west by Section No 481 of the aforesaid town, 49 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1249, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

17 Cancelling reservation over Section No 3, Block X, Maungamangero Survey District, Auckland Land District
  • The reservation for forest purposes over Section No 3, Block X, Maungamangero Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

18 Vesting Lot No 49, Town of Woodside, Auckland Land District, in Borough of Northcote
  • Whereas, by Order in Council dated the twenty-third day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and published in the Gazette of the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the land comprised in Lot No 49, Town of Woodside, in the Auckland Land District, containing one rood eight perches, more or less, was vested in the Chairman, Councillors, and Inhabitants of the Waitemata County in trust as a site for a public hall, but no title was issued in respect of the said land: And whereas the said land is now situated within the Borough of Northcote, and it is desired to vest it in the Corporation of the said borough in trust as a municipal endowment: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land hereinbefore referred to is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Northcote in trust as a municipal endowment.

19 Closing portion of roads in Borough of Cambridge, and including same in Cambridge Domain
  • (1) Whereas certain portions of Thornton Road and Whitaker Terrace, being public streets in the Borough of Cambridge, are not now used as public streets, but are used as part of the Cambridge Domain: And whereas part of the Cambridge Domain is actually used as a street within the said borough: And whereas it is desired to close the said portions of Thornton Road and Whitaker Terrace and to incorporate the same in the said domain, and also to declare that the part of the said domain now used as a street shall be a public street: And whereas the Cambridge Borough Council has consented to the closing of the said portions of the said streets for the purposes aforesaid: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The portions of the said Thornton Road and Whitaker Terrace hereinafter described are hereby declared to be closed, and notwithstanding anything in the Municipal Corporations Act 1908, the land comprised therein is hereby declared to be Crown land set apart for the purposes of and deemed to form part of the Cambridge Domain.

    (2) The parcels of land referred to in the last preceding subsection are particularly described as follows:—

    All those areas containing respectively five acres and twenty-two perches, being part of Thornton Road, and one acre one rood eleven perches, and one rood twenty-seven perches, being parts of Whitaker Terrace, all in the Borough of Cambridge; as the same are more particularly delineated on the plan marked L and S 48824/35, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

    (3) The reservation over the portion of the Cambridge Domain hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the land comprised therein is hereby declared to be a public street and vested accordingly in the Corporation of the Borough of Cambridge.

    (4) The parcels of land to which subsection three hereof relates are particularly described as follows:—

    All those areas containing respectively seven perches, being part of Section No 576; one acre and twenty-three perches, being part of Section No 578; and one acre and thirty-eight perches, being part of Section No 579: all in the Borough of Cambridge: as the same are more particularly delineated on the plan marked L and S 48824/35, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured red.

20 Vesting closed road in Lansdowne Land Settlement Association
  • Whereas Lot No 5 of the subdivision of the Te Pae-o-Tu-Rawaru No 2 Block, situated in Block XII, Wairere Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, has been purchased by the Lansdowne Land Settlement Association, incorporated under the Land Settlement Finance Act 1909: And whereas a public road intersecting the said lot has been closed by Proclamation dated the seventh day of March, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and published in the Gazette of the thirteenth day of the same month, and it is desired to vest the land comprised in such closed road in the said Lansdowne Land Settlement Association for the purposes of the said association: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land described in the Proclamation hereinbefore referred to, being the closed road referred to in the said Proclamation, and containing approximately eleven acres three roods thirty-seven perches, is hereby vested in the Lansdowne Land Settlement Association, incorporated under the Land Settlement Finance Act 1909.

21 Vesting certain land in Corporation of Borough of Waihi as site for abattoir
  • (1) Whereas the land described hereunder has been temporarily reserved for the use of the Waihi Borough Council as a site for a municipal abattoir: And whereas it is desired to vest the said land in the Corporation of the said borough in trust for the said purpose: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said land is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Waihi in trust as a site for a municipal abattoir:

    Provided that the land shall be available for mining at a depth below fifty feet from the surface.

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

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty-eight acres three roods fourteen perches, more or less, situated in the Borough of Waihi: bounded by a line commencing at a point on the south-eastern side of Broadway, distant 290448.7 links south, and 466734.1 links east, of Mount Eden Initial Station; thence bearing 130° 32′, distance 903.7 links; thence south-westerly along the north-western side of the Paeroa-Waihi Railway Reserve, 1030.9 links; thence bearing 151° 33′, distance 160.1 links; bearing 133° 32′, distance 689.3 links; thence south-westerly along the north-western side of the Waihi Gold-mining Company's Tramway Reserve, 1506.2 links; thence bearing 338° 2′, distance 941.7 links; thence westerly along the northern side of the Paeroa-Waihi Railway Reserve, 419 links; thence northerly along the eastern side of the road reserve along the left bank of the Waitete Stream, 2488.4 links; thence along the south-eastern side of Broadway, 1992 links, to the place of commencement: as the same is delineated on the plan marked 13848(10), deposited in the Mines Department, at Wellington, and thereon bordered pink.

22 Authorizing transfer of Sections Nos 59, 60, 61, and 62, Town of Richmond, Auckland Land District, to Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland in exchange for certain lands transferred to Crown
  • Whereas Sections Nos 59, 60, 61, and 62, in the Town of Richmond, in the Auckland Land District, were, by notification in the Gazette of the fourth day of November, eighteen hundred and eighty, set apart as a reserve for a school-site, but have not been used for the said purpose: And whereas Sections Nos 175, 176, 193, and 194, in the said Town of Richmond, were, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, transferred to the Crown by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland, and it was agreed at the date of such transfer that Sections Nos 59, 60, 61, and 62, hereinbefore referred to, should be transferred to the said Bishop in lieu of Sections Nos 175, 176, 193, and 194 aforesaid: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a school-site over the said Sections Nos 59, 60, 61, and 62, in the Town of Richmond, in the Auckland Land District, is hereby cancelled, and the Governor is hereby empowered, by warrant under his hand, to authorize the issue of a certificate of title in respect of the said sections to the Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland in trust for the purposes of the Roman Catholic Church.

23 Authorizing reconveyance to original owner of certain land in Parish of Mangawai Auckland Land District
  • Whereas by a deed of conveyance, dated the twenty-fifth day of May, nineteen hundred and nine, and registered in the Auckland Deeds Registry Office as No 196655, Williamina Bowmar, wife of Daniel Bowmar, of Mangawai, in the Dominion of New Zealand, conveyed to His Majesty the King all that piece of land, containing by admeasurement one rood thirty-eight decimal sixteen perches, being part of Lot No 19 of Allotment No 1, Parish of Mangawai, in the Auckland Land District: And whereas the said land was conveyed for a nominal sum on the understanding that the Crown would erect a post-office thereon within a period of five years: And whereas it has now been deemed expedient not to erect a post-office on the said land: And whereas it is desired to reconvey the said land to the said Williamina Bowmar: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor is hereby authorized to convey the said land to the said Williamina Bowmar, and for that purpose may execute all such conveyances and assurances as may be deemed necessary.

24 Authorizing sale to Corporation of Bay of Islands County of Section No 86, Block XVI, Kawakawa Survey District
  • (1) Whereas Section No 17, Block XVI, Kawakawa Survey District, was, by warrant in the Gazette of the twenty-ninth day of October, nineteen hundred and three, permanently reserved for police purposes: And whereas the Bay of Islands County Council desires to purchase a portion of the said section as a site for Council chambers, and the said portion is not required for the purposes for which it was reserved: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the Auckland Land Board is hereby authorized to sell the said land to the Corporation of the Bay of Islands County.

    (2) The land authorized to be sold as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement thirty and four-tenths perches, more or less, being Section No 86, Block XVI, Kawakawa Survey District (formerly part of Section No 17 of the same block): bounded towards the north-east by a right-of-way 15 links wide, 158.15 links; towards the south-east by Section No 17, Block XVI, Kawakawa Survey District, 135.23 links; towards the south-west by Church Street, 122.83 links; and towards the north-west by Albert Street, 193.91 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 57215A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

25 Vesting Allotments Nos 164 and 165, Section No 1, Town of Tauranga, in Corporation of Borough of Tauranga, for purposes of public library and mechanics' institute
  • (1) Whereas Allotments Nos 164 and 165 of Section No 1, Town of Tauranga, in the Auckland Land District, were, by notification in the Gazette of the nineteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, reserved as a site for a mechanics' institute: And whereas the said lands were subsequently vested in the Tauranga Mechanics' Institute (Incorporated), and a certificate of title was issued for the said allotments in trust as a site for a mechanics' institute and library, but the said title has been lost: And whereas a public library has been erected in the Town of Tauranga upon another site, and the said land is therefore not required for the purposes for which it was reserved: And whereas there has been no meeting or election of trustees of the Mechanics' Institute (Incorporated) for many years, and the said Institute handed over the control of the said library and the aforesaid allotments to the Tauranga Borough Council, and it is desirable to vest the aforesaid allotments in the Corporation of the Borough of Tauranga as an endowment for the purposes of a library and mechanics' institute: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over Allotments Nos 164 and 165 of Section No 1, Town of Tauranga, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby vested, without further conveyance or assurance, in the Corporation of the Borough of Tauranga as an endowment for the purposes of a public library and mechanics' institute.

    (2) The District Land Registrar is hereby authorized and empowered to cancel the existing title and to issue a fresh title, or otherwise to rectify the register in accordance with the provisions of this section.

26 Cancelling reservation over Block X, Town of Buckley, Hawke's Bay
  • Whereas Block X of the Town of Buckley, in the Hawke's Bay Land District, containing five acres, more or less, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the twentieth day of September, nineteen hundred, permanently reserved for municipal purposes: And whereas the said land is not now required for the purposes for which it was reserved, and it is expedient that the said land should be made available for the purpose of the erection of workers' dwellings thereon under the provisions of the Workers' Dwellings Act 1910 [Repealed]: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for municipal purposes over the said Block X, Town of Buckley, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land within the meaning of the Land Act 1948.

    A reference to the Land Act 1925 was substituted, as from 1 January 1925, for a reference to the Land Act 1908 pursuant to section 390 Land Act 1924 (1924 No 31). That reference was in turn substituted, as from 1 April 1949, by a reference to the Land Act 1948 pursuant to section 185(1) Land Act 1948 (1948 No 64).

27 Authorizing exchange of land between Crown and the Gisborne Harbour Board
  • (1) Whereas by section thirteen of the Gisborne Harbour Act 1884, certain land situated in the Tolago Bay district, known as Tauwhareparae Block, was set apart as an endowment for the Gisborne Harbour Board: And whereas it is desired to authorize an exchange of part of the said endowment for an area of equal value of national-endowment land: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Gisborne Harbour Board is hereby authorized to transfer to the Crown the land described in subsection three hereof in exchange for the land described in subsection four hereof, and the land so transferred by the Board shall thereupon be deemed to be national-endowment land and subject accordingly to the provisions of Part 7 of the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The Governor is hereby empowered, on the completion of the transfer as aforesaid from the Gisborne Harbour Board, to authorize the issue to the said Board of a certificate of title in respect of the national-endowment land described in subsection four hereof, and the said Board shall thereafter hold the said land as an endowment.

    (3) The land which the Gisborne Harbour Board is hereby authorized to transfer to the Crown is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Hawke's Bay Land District, containing nine acres one rood, more or less, being part of the Tauwhareparae Block, and situate in Block VI, Tutamoe Survey District: bounded towards the west by Section No 2, Block V, in the aforesaid survey district, 2704.1 links; and towards the east generally by a public road, 231.4, 116.5, 215.8, 312.2, 212, 207.3, 260.7, 326.1, 291.4, 141.5, 375.5, 135.9, 353.7, 100.5, 143.6, 172.3, 121, 206.7, and 5.9 links respectively: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/605, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered green.

    (4) The national-endowment land to which this section relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Hawke's Bay Land District, containing nine acres three roods, more or less, being Section No 2, Block IX, Tutamoe Survey District: bounded towards the east by the Gisborne Harbour Endowment Block, 2604.1 links; and towards the west generally by a public road, 135.6, 281.9, 524.4, 170.1, 218.8, 422.5, 312.1, 230.8, 100, 63.3, 408, 256.4, 222.6, 141.8, 164.6, 208.1, 30.5, 96.4, and 5.6 links respectively: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/605, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

28 Cancelling forfeiture of lease by Hawke's Bay Land Board over Section No 7, Block XV, Waikohu Survey District
  • (1) Whereas the Land Board of the Hawke's Bay Land District, by resolution on the fourteenth day of March, nineteen hundred and thirteen, forfeited the interest of John McLoughlin in his lease, registered in Volume 54, folio 196, Poverty Bay Land Registry Office, over Section No 7, Block XV, Waikohu Survey District (Ngatapa Settlement), in the said land district, for non-compliance with the residential conditions of his lease; and notice of such forfeiture was duly published in the Gazette of the fifteenth day of May, nineteen hundred and thirteen: And whereas it is deemed expedient to cancel the said forfeiture: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Minister of Lands is hereby empowered to cancel, by notice in the Gazette, the forfeiture of the lease hereinbefore referred to; and thereupon the said lease, and all mortgages and incumbrances (if any) affecting the same, shall operate and be deemed to have continued to operate as if the lease had not been forfeited as aforesaid.

    (2) On presentation to him of a copy of the Gazette containing a notice under this section the District Land Registrar for the Poverty Bay Land Registration District shall make such entries in the Register as are necessary to give effect to the provisions of this section.

29 Authorizing exchange of certain lands between Crown and Wairoa Borough Council
  • (1) Whereas the lands described in subsection wo thereof are vested in the Crown as an endowment for the purposes of primary education, and the lands described in subsection three hereof are vested as an endowment in the Corporation of the Borough of Wairoa: And whereas it is desired to authorize an exchange of the said lands: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor is hereby empowered, by warrant under his hand, to cancel the reservation for the purposes of primary education over the land described in subsection two hereof, and, by way of exchange for the lands described in subsection three hereof, to transfer the said land to the Corporation of the Borough of Wairoa, to be held by the said Corporation as a municipal endowment; and the Wairoa Borough Council is hereby authorized to convey to the Crown, for the purposes of primary education, the lands described in subsection three hereof.

    (2) The lands to be transferred to the Corporation of the Borough of Wairoa pursuant to this section are particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Hawke's Bay Land District, containing by admeasurement one acre and four and four-fifths perches, more or less, being Sections Nos 338, 339, 340, and 341, and part of Section No 426, Town of Clyde (Borough of Wairoa): bounded towards the north by Town Sections Nos 423, 424, and 425, for a distance of 300 links; towards the west by the last-mentioned Section No 425, for a distance of 250 links; again towards the north by Marine Parade, for a distance of 12 links; towards the east by part of Town Section No 426, for a distance of 250 links; again towards the north by the said part of Town Section No 426, for a distance of 88 links; again towards the east by Town Section No 337, for a distance of 250 links; towards the south by Queen Street, for a distance of 400 links; and again towards the west by Town Section No 342, for a distance of 250 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1911/713, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    (3) The lands to be transferred to the Crown pursuant to this section are the following sections of the Town of Clyde (Borough of Wairoa), namely:—

    Sections Nos 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 721, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 757, 758, 572, 573, 574, 575, 576, and 577, containing in the aggregate five acres.

30 Changing purpose of reservation over portion of Section No 214, Town of Porangahau, Hawke's Bay Land District
  • (1) Whereas by notification published in the Gazette of the sixteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, portion of Section No 214, Town of Porangahau, containing one rood, was set apart as a reserve for a police-station and lock-up: And whereas portion of the said reserve is required for post and telegraph purposes, and it is desired to change the purpose of the said portion accordingly: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for the purpose of a police-station and lock-up over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be a reserve for post and telegraph purposes.

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

    All that area in the Hawke's Bay Land District, containing by admeasurement nineteen and four-fifths perches, more or less, being part of Lot No 2 of Section No 214, Town of Porangahau: bounded towards the north-east by Section No 176, a distance of 100 links; towards the south-east by other portion of Lot No 2 of said Section No 214, a distance of 126.29 links; towards the south-west by part of Lot No 3 of Section No 214, a distance of 100 links; and towards the north-west by Lot No 1 of Section No 214 aforesaid to the commencing-point: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/338C, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

31 Authorizing exchange of gravel reserve for other land in Hatuma Settlement
  • (1) Whereas Section No 6, Block IV, Takapau Survey District (Hatuma Settlement), in the Hawke's Bay Land District, containing two acres two roods, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-first day of November, nineteen hundred and twelve, permanently reserved for gravel purposes: And whereas it is desired to exchange the said area for other Crown land more suitable for a gravel reserve, but now held under lease in perpetuity: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for gravel purposes as aforesaid over Section No 6, Block IV, Takapau Survey District, is hereby cancelled.

    (2) The Hawke's Bay Land Board is hereby authorized, with the consent of the lessees, to include the said Section No 6 in the leases in perpetuity over adjoining lands, held respectively by Edith Susannah Janett and Frederick Janett, in such proportions as the Board may hereafter determine; and also to exclude from the lease in perpetuity held as aforesaid by Edith Susannah Janett an area of one acre two roods, being portion of Section No 1, Block IV, Takapau Survey District, the boundaries of the said area to be hereafter determined by survey.

    (3) On the receipt of a certificate under the hand of the Chairman of the Hawke's Bay Land Board, stating that the boundaries of the lands comprised in the said leases have been altered pursuant to this section, and setting forth a description of such altered boundaries and any alteration in the amount of the rent payable under the said leases or either of them by reason of such alteration of boundaries, the District Land Registrar of the Hawke's Bay Land Registration District shall endorse on the registered copies of such leases respectively a memorandum setting forth the particulars contained in such certificate.

32 Cancellation of reservation over Section No 4, Block XI, Aria Survey District, Taranaki Land District
  • Whereas Section No 4, Block XI, Aria Survey District, in the Taranaki Land District, containing one thousand and forty acres, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of April, nineteen hundred and seven, permanently reserved for the growth and preservation of timber: And whereas it is desirable that the said reservation should be cancelled, and the land made available for disposal under the Land Act 1908: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said Section No 4, Block XI, Aria Survey District, for the growth and preservation of timber is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

33 Cancelling reservation over Waihi Reserve, Hawera Survey District, Taranaki Land District, and authorizing the vesting of part thereof in Normanby Town Board
  • (1) Whereas Section No 45, Ketemarae District, known as the Waihi Reserve, situated in Block V, Hawera Survey District, in the Taranaki Land District, was reserved for General Government purposes by warrant in the Gazette of the nineteenth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-one: And whereas, owing to the change of purpose of certain portions of the said reserve, the area now remaining out of the total area originally reserved for General Government purposes as aforesaid is sixty-three acres one rood six perches: And whereas the last-mentioned area is not now required for the said purposes, and it is desired to render a portion thereof available for settlement, and to vest the balance in the Normanby Town Board as a municipal endowment: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The reservation for General Government purposes over the area of sixty-three acres one rood six perches hereinbefore referred to is hereby cancelled.

    • (b) The Governor may by Proclamation vest the area of nineteen acres hereinafter described in the Normanby Town Board as an endowment in trust for municipal purposes without power of sale, and the remainder of the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land to be vested as aforesaid in the Normanby Town Board is particularly described as follows:—

    All those areas in the Taranaki Land District, being Subdivisions Nos 1, 2, and 3 of Section No 45, Block V, Hawera Survey District, containing in the aggregate nineteen acres; as the same are delineated on the plan marked L and S 57279/1, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

34 Adding closed portion of Fenwick Street, Town of Waipuku, to the Waipuku Cemetery
  • (1) Whereas the Stratford County Council has duly closed portion of the road in the Town of Waipuku known as Fenwick Street: And whereas the said County Council has requested that the land comprised in the closed portion of the said road should be added to the Waipuku Public Cemetery, and it is deemed expedient to give effect to such request: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The parcel of land hereinafter described is hereby reserved for cemetery purposes, and shall henceforth form portion of the Waipuku Public Cemetery.

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

    All that area in the Taranaki Land District, containing by admeasurement three roods twenty-three perches, more or less, known as portion of Fenwick Street, in the Town of Waipuku: bounded towards the north-west by a right line from the northernmost corner of Section No 46, Town of Waipuku, bearing 72° 49′, distance 150 links; thence towards the north-east by Section No 21, Block IX, Huiroa Survey District, 596 links; thence towards the south-east by Section No 7, Block IX aforesaid, 150 links; and thence towards the south-west by Sections Nos 52, 50, 48, and 46, Town of Waipuku, 596 links, to the place of commencement: as the same is delineated on the plan marked PWD 28570, deposited in the office of the Minister of Public Works, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

35 Cancelling reservation over Sections Nos 13, 18, and 19, Block XIII, Waitara Survey District
  • Whereas Sections Nos 13, 18, and 19, Block XIII, Waitara Survey District, in the Taranaki Land District, containing one hundred and sixty-six acres, were reserved for forest purposes by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-first day of July, eighteen hundred and ninety-two: And whereas the said land is no longer required for forest purposes, and it is desirable that the same should be made available for settlement: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for forest purposes over the said land is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

36 Authorizing transfer by Normanby Town Board to the Crown of certain lands to form part of Normanby Domain
  • (1) Whereas the lands hereinafter described are vested in the Normanby Town Board, but are used as part of the Normanby Domain: And whereas the Normanby Town Board is desirous of transferring the said lands to His Majesty the King, to be held as part of the Normanby Domain: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Normanby Town Board is hereby empowered to transfer to His Majesty the King all or any part of the hereinafter-described lands, and the said lands shall, on the completion of such transfer, be deemed to form part of the Normanby Domain.

    (2) The lands to which this section relates are particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land situate in the Land District of Taranaki, containing thirty-four perches, be the same a little more or less, being part of Section No 589, Patea District, Block I, Hawera Survey District, and being all the land in certificate of title, Volume 34, folio 32:

    Also all that parcel of land situate in the Land District of Taranaki, containing thirty-eight perches, be the same a little more or less, being part of Section No 17 on the public map of the Patea District: bounded towards the west by part of said Section No 17, 199.1 links; towards the north-west by other part of said Section No 17, 79.4 links; towards the north by other part of said Section No 17, 103.1 links; towards the east by other part of said Section No 17, 73.9 links; and towards the south-east by part of Section No 589, 243.7 links:

    Also all that parcel of land situate in the Land District of Taranaki, containing twenty perches, be the same a little more or less, being part of Section No 17, Patea District: bounded on the eastward by Ketemarae Road, 100 links, commencing at a point 400 links (in a north-easterly direction along Ketemarae Road) from the south-eastward angle of said Section No 17; thence towards the northward, 125 links, by a line on a bearing 290° 36″; thence on the westward, 100 links, by other part of the said section; thence on the southward, 125 links, by other part of the said section to the commencing-point; and being Allotment No 5 of Francis Hingston Brett's subdivisional plan of part of Section No 17, Patea District, deposited with the Registrar of Deeds, at New Plymouth.

37 Changing purpose of reservation over portion of Reserve E, New Plymouth, and authorizing the same to be vested in Corporation of New Plymouth Borough
  • (1) Whereas Reserve E, in the Borough of New Plymouth, was, by notice in the Gazette of the sixth day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, duly set apart as an endowment for primary education: And whereas a portion of the said reserve is held under lease by the New Plymouth Borough Council, which has expended a considerable sum of money in improving the ground and otherwise rendering the same suitable as a place of public recreation: And whereas it is desirable that the said land should now be made a reserve for purposes of public recreation and vested in the Corporation of the Borough of New Plymouth: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The purpose of the hereinafter-described portion of Reserve E, Borough of New Plymouth, is hereby changed from an endowment for primary education to a reserve for purposes of public recreation, and the Governor may by Proclamation vest the said land in the Corporation of the Borough of New Plymouth in trust for the last-named purposes.

    • (b) The New Plymouth Borough Council is hereby authorized to close the portions of Davy, Wakefield, and Bell Streets hereinafter described, and to transfer the land comprised therein to the Crown for the purposes of an endowment for primary education.

    (2) The portion of Reserve E in the Borough of New Plymouth of which the purpose is hereby changed is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Borough of New Plymouth, containing by admeasurement seven acres one rood eight perches, more or less, being part of Education Reserve E: bounded towards the north-west and north by high-water mark of the sea, towards the north-east by Weymouth Street, towards the south-east by railway reserve, and towards the south-west by Cutfield Road; as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/315A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered purple.

    (3) The portions of Davy, Wakefield, and Bell Streets, in the Borough of New Plymouth, hereby authorized to be closed and transferred to the Crown are particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Borough of New Plymouth, containing by admeasurement one rood ten decimal nine perches, more or less, being that part of Davy Street lying between Victoria Road and Carrington Road:

    Also all that area in the Borough of New Plymouth, containing by admeasurement one rood seven decimal five perches, more or less, being that part of Wakefield Street lying between Lot A of Education Reserve W and Carrington Road:

    Also all that area in the Borough of New Plymouth, containing by admeasurement one rood six decimal one perches, more or less, being that part of Bell Street lying between Lot A of Education Reserve W and Carrington Road.

    As the same are delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/315B, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

38 Closing portions of Mapiu and Takiri Roads, Taranaki Land District
  • (1) Whereas the roads hereinafter referred to are in excess of one chain in width, and it is desirable to close portions of the said roads and to dispose of the said closed portions under the Land Act 1908: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The hereinafter-described portions of Mapiu and Takiri Roads, in Block II, Tangitu Survey District, in the Taranaki Land District, are hereby closed, and the land comprised therein is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The portions of the roads hereby closed are particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in Block II, Tangitu Survey District, in the Taranaki Land District, containing by admeasurement nine acres two roods, more or less: bounded towards the north-east generally by Mapiu Stream and lines, 20 links, 206.3 links, 4.8 links, and 138.8 links; towards the south-west by a line, 880.7 links; and towards the north-west by a line, 275 links, to the said Mapiu Stream; again towards the north-east generally by the said Mapiu Stream; towards the south-east by a line, 245 links; and towards the south-west generally by lines, 767.4 links, 644.9 links, 442.3 links, 1666.8 links; and towards the north-west by a line, 220 links, to the said Mapiu Stream: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/851, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured red.

39 Cancelling reservation over certain municipal endowments in Town of Patea, and authorizing sale to the Crown as sites for workers' dwellings
  • (1) Whereas Block XXXII, in the Town of Carlyle (now Patea), in the Taranaki Land District, was, by notice in the Gazette of the third day of February, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, reserved for town-improvement purposes: And whereas Block XXXVIII of the said town was, by notice in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, reserved for town purposes: And whereas the said lands are now vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Patea in trust for the said purposes, and it is desired to authorize the Patea Borough Council to sell to the Crown the portion of the said lands hereinafter described as sites for workers' dwellings: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for municipal purposes as aforesaid over Block XXXII, Town of Patea, and over Sections Nos 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 of Block XXXVIII of the said Town of Patea is hereby cancelled, and the Patea Borough Council is hereby authorized to sell the said lands to the Crown, at a price to be fixed by the Valuer-General.

    (2) Upon the acquisition of the said lands by the Crown the Governor shall, by Order in Council, set the same apart for the purposes of the Workers' Dwellings Act 1910 [Repealed].

40 Provisions as to polls of ratepayers in Patea and Wanganui Harbour Districts
  • [Repealed]

    Section 40 was repealed, as from 22 August 1923, by section 6(2) Wanganui Harbour District and Empowering Amendment Act 1923 (1923 No 1(L)).

41 Cancelling reservation over part of Lot No 102, Town of Castlecliff
  • (1) Whereas Lot No 102 of the Town of Castlecliff, in the Wellington Land District, has been duly set apart as a reserve for a signal-station: And whereas portion of the said land as hereinafter described is not required for the said purpose, but is required as a site for a post-office: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for signal-station purposes over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said area is hereby declared to be reserved as a site for a post-office.

    (2) The area hereby reserved as a site for a post-office is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement two roods, more or less, being part of Lot No 102, Town of Castlecliff: bounded towards the north-west by Cross Street, 362.2 links; towards the east generally by other part of Lot No 102, 134.4 links and 134.4 links; and towards the south-west by Heads Road, 116.1 links and 252.1 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1367, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

42 Changing purpose of reservation over Suburban Section No 288, Town of Raetihi
  • Whereas Suburban Section No 288 of the Town of Raetihi, containing one rood, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the twentieth day of August, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, permanently reserved for a public-library site, but the land has not been used for the purpose for which it was set apart, and is now required as a site for a Courthouse: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over Suburban Section No 288 of the Town of Raetihi as a site for a public library is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby reserved as a site for a Courthouse.

43 Changing purpose of reservation over Section No 225, Town of Shannon
  • The reservation over Section No 225 of the Town of Shannon as a site for a mechanics' institute and athenaeum is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby reserved as a site for public buildings of the General Government.

44 Cancelling reservation over portion of Horowhenua No 6A Block, Wellington Land District
  • (1) Whereas Subdivision No 6A, Horowhenua Block, Waiopehu Survey District, in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement two thousand five hundred and eighty-six acres two roods, was reserved for scenic and climatic purposes by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of June, nineteen hundred and seven: And whereas it is desired to cancel the said 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 Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The area over which the reservation is hereby cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement one thousand and eighty acres, more or less, being portion of Horowhenua No 6A Block, situated in Block VI, Waiopehu Survey District: bounded towards the north-east by Horowhenua 3E No 3A, 3E No 3B, 3E No 3C, and 3E No 4 Blocks; towards the east generally by the Makareru Stream; towards the south-west by Muhunoa 52A Block; and towards the west generally by Section No 60, Block VI, Waiopehu Survey District, Horowhenua 6B Block, Kimberley Road, and Subdivision No 13 of Horowhenua 3E No 2 Block: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/891, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

45 Cancelling reservation over portion of forest reserve in Tiffin Survey District, Wellington Land District
  • (1) Whereas an area of one thousand two hundred and eighty-five acres in Blocks I, II, and V, Tiffin Survey District, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the ninth day of June, nineteen hundred and four, permanently reserved as a forest reserve: And whereas the timber on part of the said land has been destroyed by fire, and it is desired accordingly to cancel the reservation over such part: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for forest purposes over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

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

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement four hundred and ninety acres, more or less, being portion of a forest reserve, situated in Block II, Tiffin Survey District: bounded towards the north-west generally by Section No 1, Block I, Tiffin Survey District, and by Sections Nos 4, 3, and 2, Block II aforesaid, 6273.2 links, 450 links, and 3052.5 links; towards the north-east by Sections Nos 1 and 367, Block II aforesaid, 4208.8 links; towards the south-east by Sections Nos 13 and 15, Block II aforesaid, being portion of the Carrington Settlement, 5300.2 links; towards the south generally by Section No 399, Block II aforesaid, 748 links, and by a line running due west from the north-western corner of Section No 399 aforesaid to Section No 4, Block I aforesaid, 8300 links; and towards the west generally by Section No 4 aforesaid, 270 links, 300.1 links, 227.2 links, 356.1 links, 111.9 links, 53 links, 267.6 links, 358.6 links, 429.7 links, and 294 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 50808/A, deposited the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

46 Declaring Johnsonville public school to be within town district for purposes of Johnsonville School Reserve Acts
  • [Repealed]

    Section 46 was repealed, as from 18 November 1992, by section 4(3)(c) Local Legislation Act 1992 (1992 No 103).

47 Cancelling reservation over part of Section No 83, Block VII, Mangahao Survey District, Wellington Land District
  • (1) Whereas Section No 83, Block VII, Mangahao Survey District, in the Wellington Land District, containing sixty-six acres, more or less, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the eleventh day of April, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, permanently reserved as a stock reserve: And whereas by warrant published in the Gazette of the nineteenth day of December, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, the purpose of portion of the said reserve containing five acres, more or less, was changed, and the said portion was reserved as a public cemetery: And whereas the remaining part of the said Section No 83 is not required as a stock reserve, but is well adapted for settlement: 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 Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing forty-four acres two roods, more or less, being Parts 2 and 3 of Section No 83, Block VII, Mangahao Survey District: bounded towards the north-east by Section No 113, 1467.1 links; towards the east and south-east generally by a road and river-bank reserve along the western bank of the Mangahao River; towards the south-west by a public road, 2936.8 links; and towards the north-west generally by a public road, 129.1 links, 246.4 links, and 214.2 links; by a cemetery reserve, 371.5 links, 772.2 links, and 785.5 links; and again by a public road, 79.7 links and 338.7 links:

    Also all that area in the Wellington Land District, containing two acres two roods one perch, more or less, being Part 1 of Section No 83, Block VII aforesaid, adjoining Parts 2 and 3 of Section No 83 aforesaid: bounded on all sides by public roads; towards the south-east generally, 147.8 links, 413.8 links, and 438.1 links; and towards the south-west and north-west, 454 links and 832.5 links respectively.

    Be all the aforesaid linkages more or less; as the same are delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/818, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

48 Authorizing revaluation of lands comprised in certain perpetual leases within Pahiatua Village-homestead Special Settlement
  • (1) Whereas perpetual leases of the lands hereinafter referred to were granted under the Land Act 1885, for a term of thirty years from the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and eighty-six: And whereas by section one hundred and fifty-one of the said Act it is provided, in respect of every such perpetual lease, that, not sooner than three years and six months and not later than three years before the end of the term for which the lease is granted, a valuation shall be made by arbitration of the then value of the fee-simple of the lands then included in the lease, and also a valuation of all substantial improvements of a permanent character made by the lessee during the term and then in existence on the land then comprised in the lease: And whereas, in respect of the leases hereinafter referred to, such valuations have not been made within the prescribed time, and it is desired to authorize valuations to be made: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    As soon as practicable after the passing of this Act valuations shall be made of the lands comprised in the perpetual leases hereinafter referred to, and of the substantial improvements of a permanent character made by the lessees as aforesaid, and, with respect to such valuations and the proceedings subsequent thereto, the provisions of sections one hundred and fifty-one to one hundred and fifty-five of the Land Act 1885, shall apply as if the said valuations had been duly made within the prescribed period.

    (2) The leases to which this section relates are perpetual leases under the Land Act 1885, of lands within the Pahiatua Village-homestead Special Settlement, issued respectively to John McQuilkin, William Morrison, and Janet Isabel Edwards, over Sections Nos 13, 40, and 41 respectively of Block XVIII, Mangahao Survey District, in the Wellington Land District.

49 Cancelling reservation over certain national-endowment land and setting aside other Crown land in lieu thereof
  • (1) Whereas by section thirty-two of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1910, the reservation for the purposes of the national endowment was cancelled over certain land in the Hunua Survey District, in the Wellington Land District: And whereas by the said section it was provided that other Crown land of equal value was, within a year of the passing of the said Act, to be set aside for the purposes of the national endowment in lieu of the land in respect of which the reservation was cancelled: And whereas such Crown land was not so set aside: And whereas it is desired to cancel the reservation over certain other national-endowment land and to set aside other Crown land of equal value in lieu thereof: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the land described in subsection three hereof for the purposes of the national endowment is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be ordinary Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land described in subsection four hereof is hereby set apart as national-endowment land in lieu of the land in respect of which the reservation is cancelled by this section, and of the land in respect of which the reservation was cancelled by section thirty-two of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1910, and the land hereby set apart shall be subject accordingly to the provisions of Part 7 of the Land Act 1908.

    (3) The national-endowment land in respect of which the reservation is hereby cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement three hundred and ninety-seven acres, more or less, comprising Section No 54, Block XII, Mount Cerberus Survey District, having an area of about fifty acres; Section No 21, Block VII, Makuri Survey District, having an area of three hundred and one acres; portion of Section No 8, Block IV, Momahaki Survey District, having an area of about twenty-eight and one-half acres; and portion of Section No 7, Block IV, Momahaki Survey District, having an area of about seventeen and one-half acres: as the same are delineated on the plans marked 13/142A, B, C, D, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    (4) The ordinary Crown land hereby set apart as national-endowment land is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement eight hundred and forty-three acres, more or less, being Section No 6, Block I, Taumatamahoe Survey District; as the same is delineated on the plan marked 13/142E, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered green.

50 Authorizing acquisition of fee-simple by lessees of certain lands within Ohakune Village Settlement
  • (1) The owner of any renewable lease heretofore granted in respect of Crown lands within the Ohakune Village Settlement, as defined by Proclamations dated respectively the eighteenth day of September, nineteen hundred and eight, and the seventh day of February, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and published respectively in the Gazettes of the twenty-fourth day of September, nineteen hundred and eight, and the thirteenth day of February, nineteen hundred and thirteen, may, at any time during the currency of his lease, acquire the fee-simple of the land comprised therein in the same manner in all respects and upon the same terms and subject to the same conditions as if the said land were settlement land held under renewable lease:

    (2) All the provisions of Part 4 of the Land Laws Amendment Act 1912, as amended by the Land Laws Amendment Act 1913, relating to the acquisition of the fee-simple of settlement lands held under renewable lease, shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to the acquisition of the fee-simple pursuant to this section.

    (3) This section shall commence on the first day of August, nineteen hundred and fourteen.

    The proviso to subsection (1) was repealed, as from 5 November 1914, by section 35 Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1914 (1914 No 70).

51 Vesting certain land for municipal purposes in Corporation of Wanganui Borough
  • (1) Whereas by grant bearing date the fifteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty, issued under the Public Reserves Act 1877, and the Public Reserves Act Amendment Act 1878, certain lands were granted to the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Wanganui, their successors and assigns, for ever upon trust for municipal purposes: And whereas the land hereinafter described was excepted from the said grant and reserved for the purposes of a general cemetery, but has not been used for such purposes: And whereas it is expedient that the land hereinafter described should be vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Wanganui for municipal purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land hereinafter described is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Wanganui upon trust for municipal purposes; and the District Land Registrar for the Land Registration District of Wellington is hereby directed and empowered to issue a certificate of title in respect thereof in favour of the said Corporation in trust for municipal purposes.

    (2) The land hereby vested in the said Corporation is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Borough of Wanganui, containing by admeasurement four acres three roods ten and nine-tenths perches, more or less, being part of the general cemetery: bounded towards the west by Guyton Street, 791.45 links; towards the north-east by the Wanganui-Aramoho Railway Reserve, 1293.92 links, 149.7 links, 118.9 links, and part of Reserve L, 125.3 links; and towards the south by the other part of the said cemetery, 392.13 links, 526.52 links, and 529.43 links: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 29328, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

52 Repeal
53 Cancelling reservation over Section No 5, Block XII, Mangawhero Survey District, Wellington, and authorizing reservation of other land in lieu thereof
  • The reservation as an endowment for primary education over Section No 5, Block XII, Mangawhero Survey District, Wellington Land District, containing three hundred and seventy-two acres two roods thirty-two perches, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908. The Governor shall by notice in the Gazette, as soon as possible after the passing of this Act, set apart Crown land of equal value to the said section as an endowment for primary education.

54 Repeal
  • Section four of the Kaitieke County Act 1910, is hereby repealed.

55 Authorizing issue of new lease over Section No 17, Block V, Huangarua Survey District, Wellington, to N H Benton
  • (1) Whereas a lease in perpetuity under the Land Act 1892, the Land for Settlements Consolidation Act 1900, and the Land for Settlements Amendment Act 1901, was granted by the Wellington Land Board on the third day of May, nineteen hundred and six, to Norman Harold Benton and Sydney Angus McDonald, both of Kaiwaiwai, Featherston, farm labourers, to hold as tenants in common all that parcel of land in the Wellington Land District, containing one hundred and twenty acres three roods twelve perches, more or less, being Section No 17, Block V, on the public map of the Huangarua Survey District, and being all the land comprised in the lease registered in Volume 17A, folio 233, Wellington Land Registry:

    And whereas the said Sydney Angus McDonald left the district about the month of August, nineteen hundred and six, and the said Norman Harold Benton has at his sole expense since paid all rents and outgoings due in respect of the lease, and has effected substantial improvements on the land comprised therein:

    And whereas it is deemed equitable to cancel the said lease, and to issue to the said Norman Harold Benton, in lieu thereof, a new lease over the land comprised in the cancelled lease on the same terms and conditions as those contained in the last-mentioned lease: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Wellington Land Board is hereby authorized to cancel the lease hereinbefore referred to, and to issue a new lease in perpetuity in lieu thereof to Norman Harold Benton aforesaid, on the same terms and conditions in all respects as those expressed or implied in the cancelled lease.

    (2) The lease issued under this section shall be deemed to have been granted on the third day of May, nineteen hundred and six (the date of the original lease), and all mortgages and other charges (if any) existing in respect of the cancelled lease shall be deemed to be mortgages and charges in respect of the new lease; and a memorandum of all dealings registered against the cancelled lease at the time of its cancellation shall, without payment of any fee, be endorsed on the new lease.

56 Authorizing the revesting in original Maori owners of closed roads in Maraetaua and Ngapukewhakapu Maori Blocks, Wellington
  • (1) Whereas certain roads in the Maraetaua and Ngapukewhakapu Blocks of Maori land, situated in Block XIV, Ngamatea Survey District, and in Blocks I and II, Mangawhero Survey District, were laid off near the east bank of the Mangawhero River along or near the route of the road known as the Raetihi-Parapara Road, and have since been closed: And whereas the said roads were taken in pursuance of rights vested in the Governor, and no compensation has been paid therefor to the Maori owners: And whereas the Maori owners of the Maraetaua and Ngapukewhakapu Blocks have applied to have the said roads revested in them, and it is equitable that this should be done: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may grant for an estate in fee-simple the land or pieces of land contained in the said roads to such Maori or Maoris as the Maori Land Court shall decide to be equitably entitled thereto.

    (2) The lands to which this section relates are particularly described as follows:—

    All those areas in the Wellington Land District, containing respectively eleven acres three roods thirty-nine perches, twelve acres three roods thirteen perches, and three acres and ten perches, all more or less, being portions of the Mangawhero-Murimotu Road, now closed, and situated in Block II, Mangawhero Survey District, between the south-eastern boundary of the Ngapukewhakapu 2B Block and the north-western boundary of Section No 1, Block VI, Mangawhero Survey District:

    Also all those areas in the Wellington Land District, containing respectively one acre three roods thirty-three decimal six perches, two acres and twenty-eight decimal two perches, eight decimal five perches, four perches, twenty-one decimal one perches, three-tenths of a perch, twenty decimal five perches, thirty-five decimal five perches, one decimal one perch, two roods eight perches, eight acres, three roods twenty-seven perches, seven-hundredths of a perch, one rood eighteen decimal six perches, one-hundredth of a perch, and one rood six decimal nine perches, all more or less, being those portions of Field's Track which are now closed, situated in Block II, Mangawhero Survey District, between the south-eastern boundary of the Ngapukewhakapu 2B Block and the north-western boundary of Section No 1, Block VI, Mangawhero Survey District.

    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).

57 Cancelling reservation for forest purposes over certain land in Blocks II and IV, Gorge Survey District, Wellington Land District
  • (1) Whereas, by Proclamation published in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of January, nineteen hundred, an area of two thousand four hundred acres, situated in Blocks II and IV, Gorge Survey District, Wellington Land District, was duly set apart for State-forest purposes under the New Zealand State Forests Act 1885: And whereas, by Proclamation published in the Gazette of the third day of March, nineteen hundred and ten, an area of five hundred and eighty-four acres, part of the said reserve, was duly declared to be no longer subject to the provisions of the said Act: And whereas the balance of the said area, being the land described in subsection two hereof, is required for the purposes of settlement, and it is desired accordingly to cancel the reservation for State-forest purposes over the same: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for State-forest purposes over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement one thousand eight hundred and sixteen acres, more or less, situated in Block IV, Gorge Survey District: bounded towards the north-east by Sections Nos 3, 4, and 5 of Block II, Gorge Survey District, and a line in continuation of the south-western boundary-line of the last-mentioned section produced to the Woodville County boundary; towards the south-east by the Woodville County; towards the south-west by a reserve set apart for the growth and preservation of timber; and towards the north-west by the County of Oroua.

58 Cancelling reservation for defence purposes over certain land in Borough of Westport
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described was permanently reserved for defence purposes by warrant published in the Gazette of the first day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-six: And whereas the said land is not now required for the purposes for which it was reserved: 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 Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

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

    All that area in the Nelson Land District, containing approximately four acres two roods sixteen perches, situated partly in the Borough of Westport, and partly in Block III, Kawatiri Survey District: bounded on the south-east by Balfour Street and a line in prolongation of the north-west boundary thereof in a north-easterly direction to high-water mark; towards the north by high-water mark; towards the north-west by a line one chain distant from and parallel to the south-east boundary; and towards the westward by the eastern side of Queen Street: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/547, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

59 Vesting certain lands as a municipal endowment in the Corporation of the City of Nelson
  • (1) The lands hereinafter described are hereby vested in the Corporation of the City of Nelson in trust as a municipal endowment.

    (2) The lands to which this section relates are particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Nelson Land District, containing by admeasurement three roods four and one-tenth perches, more or less, being Section No 1168 of the City of Nelson: bounded towards the east by the Paru-Paru Road, 343.43 links; towards the south-east by Maori Reserve Section No 148, 219.65 links; and towards the west and north by the City of Nelson Endowment Reserve (now known as Section No 1167), 430.55 links and 199.5 links respectively: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less:

    Also all that area in the Nelson Land District, containing by admeasurement two roods eight perches, more or less, being Section No 1169 of the City of Nelson: bounded towards the west by the Paru-Paru Road, 444.2 links; towards the north-east by a line along the left bank of the Maitai River, 86.4 links, and by a road, 102.75 links, 154.9 links, and 161.4 links; and towards the south by Maori Reserve Section No 229, 220.4 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

    As the same are delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/1478, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    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).

60 Cancelling reservation over Section No 39, Pelorus Valley, Marlborough
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described was reserved as a site for a village by notification in the Nelson Provincial Gazette of the twenty-second day of May, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven: And whereas the said land is not now required for the purpose for which it was set apart: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said land is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

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

    All that area in the Marlborough Land District, containing by admeasurement sixty-four acres, more or less, being Section No 39. Pelorus Valley, Block X, Wakamarina Survey District: bounded towards the north by Section No 41, Pelorus Valley, 2900 links; towards the east by the original course of the Pelorus River; and towards the south and west by a tributary of the Pelorus River now merged into the main stream: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1062, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

61 Cancelling reservation over Section No 8, Block X, Howard Survey District, Nelson
  • Whereas Section No 8, Block X, Howard Survey District, in the Nelson Land District, containing one hundred and forty acres, more or less, was permanently reserved for accommodation purposes by notice published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of August, nineteen hundred and three: And whereas the said land is not now required for the said purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for accommodation purposes over Section No 8, Block X, Howard Survey District, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

62 Cancelling reservation over part of Blocks VI and VII, Hope Survey District, Nelson
  • (1) Whereas Reserve No 2, Blocks VI, VII, IX, X, and XI, Hope Survey District, was permanently reserved for the preservation of scenery by notice published in the Gazette of the eighteenth day of April, nineteen hundred and seven: And whereas by a subsequent Proclamation published in the Gazette of the thirteenth day of June, nineteen hundred and twelve, the said area was proclaimed a scenic reserve under the provisions of the Scenery Preservation Act 1908, and its amendments: And whereas part of the said reserve as hereinafter described is no longer required for the purposes for which it was reserved, but is required for settlement purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for the preservation of scenery over the land hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The area over which the reservation is cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Nelson Land District, containing by admeasurement one thousand four hundred and forty-four acres, more or less, being part of Reserve No 2, and situated in Blocks VI and VII, Hope Survey District: bounded towards the north generally by Sections Nos 3, 2, and 4, a road, again by Section No 4, and by Section No 1; towards the south-east by a line distant one mile from the Hope River; towards the south by Crown land; and towards the north-west generally by another part of the before-mentioned reserve No 2: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1474, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

63 Vesting part of Section No 34, Square 1, Block III, Waimea Survey District, in Nelson Hospital and Charitable Aid Board as site for a public hospital
  • (1) Whereas Section No 34, Square 1, Block III, Waimea Survey District, in the Nelson Land District, containing seventy acres, was permanently reserved for quarantine purposes by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of August, nineteen hundred and three: And whereas it is expedient that a portion of the said reserve should be vested in the Nelson Hospital and Charitable Aid Board as a site for a public hospital: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land hereinafter described is hereby vested in the Nelson Hospital and Charitable Aid Board in trust as a site for a public hospital.

    (2) The land so vested in the said Board is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Nelson Land District, containing by admeasurement one acre, more or less, being part of Section No 34, Square 1, Block III, Waimea Survey District, in the Nelson Land District: bounded towards the north-west by a one-chain reserve along the shore of Tasman Bay; and towards the north-east, south-east, and south-west by other parts of the said Section No 34: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1422, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

64 Revesting Denniston Drillshed in Trustees
  • [Repealed]

    Section 64 was repealed, as from 6 November 1924, by section 149(3) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1924 (1924 No 55).

65 Cancelling reservation over part of Section No 20, Wairau Valley, Marlborough
  • (1) Whereas part of Section No 20, District of Wairau Valley, situate in Block IV, Mount Olympus Survey District, in the Marlborough Land District, was duly set apart by warrant in the Gazette of the tenth day of October, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, as a site for a cemetery: And whereas the said land has not been used nor is it required for the purpose for which it was reserved: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a site for a cemetery over part of Section No 20, District of Wairau Valley, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land referred to in this section is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Marlborough Land District, containing by admeasurement four acres two roods five perches, more or less, being part of Section No 20, District of Wairau Valley, Block IV, Mount Olympus Survey District: bounded towards the north by part of Section No 20, 725 links; towards the east by a closed road, 625 links; towards the south by part of Section No 20, 725 links; and towards the west by a public road, 625 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, Wellington, numbered L and S 19277(1), and thereon edged red.

66 Cancelling reservation over part of Sections Nos 18 and 20, Wairau Valley, Marlborough.
  • (1) Whereas parts of Sections Nos 18 and 20, District of Wairau Valley, situated in Block IV, Mount Olympus Survey District, containing one hundred and fifty acres, were duly set apart in the Gazette of the twentieth day of September, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, as a resting-place for stock: And whereas the purpose of the reservation over portion of the said area was changed, and the said portion was set apart as a site for cemetery purposes by warrant published in the Gazette of the tenth day of October, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine: And whereas the balance of the said area is not now required for the purpose for which it was reserved: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a resting-place for stock over the parts of Sections Nos 18 and 20, District of Wairau Valley (hereinafter described), is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Marlborough Land District, being parts of Sections Nos 18 and 20, District of Wairau Valley, situate in Block IV, Mount Olympus Survey District, containing one hundred and forty-one acres, more or less: bounded towards the north by parts of Sections Nos 18 and 20, 2600 links; towards the east by part of Section No 18, 6200 links; towards the south partly by a public road and partly by a closed road, 2550 links; towards the west by a public road, 876.7 links; again towards the north by part of Section No 20, 725 links; again towards the east by a closed road, 625 links; again towards the south by part of Section No 20, 725 links; and towards the west by a public road, 4198.31 links: as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, as No 19277(3), and thereon edged red.

67 Cancelling reservation over part of Section No 3, Wairau Valley, Marlborough
  • (1) Whereas part of Section No 3 of Block I, District of Wairau Valley, situated in Block VII, Mount Olympus Survey District, containing eighty-six acres, more or less, was duly set apart in the Gazette of the twentieth day of September, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, as a resting-place for stock: And whereas part of the said area, containing seventy-five acres one rood twenty-two perches, is not now required for the purpose for which it was reserved: 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 available for disposal under the Land for Settlements Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Marlborough Land District, containing by admeasurement seventy-five acres one rood twenty-two perches, being part of Section No 3 of Block I, Wairau Valley (Block VII, Mount Olympus Survey District): bounded towards the north by other part of said section, 1850 links; towards the east by other part of said section, 4650 links; towards the south by a public road, 1850 links; towards the west by a public road, 100.2 links; again towards the north by other part of said section, 800 links; towards the west by other part of said section, 1250 links; again towards the south by other part of said section, 800 links; and again towards the west by a public road, 3180 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the Head Office, Lands and Survey Department, Wellington, as No 19277(2), and thereon edged red.

68 Cancelling reservation over part of Section No 3, Village of Tuamarina, Marlborough
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described forms portion of a reserve set apart for purposes of public utility by notification in the Marlborough Provincial Gazette of the nineteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and sixty-two: And whereas the said land is no longer required for the purpose for which it was reserved: 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 Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation as aforesaid is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Marlborough Land District, containing by admeasurement eight and six-tenths perches, more or less, being part of Section No 3, Village of Tuamarina: bounded towards the north-east and south by public roads, 110.3 and 126.4 links respectively; and towards the north-west by Section No 4 of the said village, 102.7 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1065, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

69 Cancelling reservation over Section No 158, Omaka, Marlborough
  • Whereas the land hereinafter described was permanently reserved in the Marlborough Provincial Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of November, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, as a resting-place for stock: And whereas it is desirable that the reservation be removed and the land made available for settlement: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a resting-place for stock over Section No 158, Omaka, Block XVI, Onamalutu Survey District, in the Marlborough Land District, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

70 Vesting Section No 4, Kaituna Valley, Marlborough, in Havelock Harbour Board as an endowment
  • Whereas Section No 4, Kaituna Valley, now known as Section No 28, Block XII, Wakamarina Survey District, in the Marlborough Land District, containing fourteen acres, was reserved, by notice in the Marlborough Provincial Gazette of the twenty-third day of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, as a reserve for a landing-place and other purposes: And whereas a Crown grant for the said land was issued to the Superintendent of Marlborough on the twenty-seventh day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, in trust for purposes in connection with the improvement of the Port of Havelock: And whereas it is desirable that the said land should be vested in the Havelock Harbour Board: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may, by warrant under his hand, authorize the issue to the Havelock Harbour Board of a certificate of title in respect of the said land for an estate in fee-simple in trust (without power of sale) as a harbour endowment.

71 Cancelling reservation over certain lands in Gore Survey District, Marlborough
  • (1) Whereas, by warrant dated the twenty-seventh day of October, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and published in the Gazette of the fourth day of November, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, certain lands in the Marlborough Land District were reserved for the use and support of aboriginal Maoris: And whereas the lands hereinafter described, being portions of the lands so reserved, are not now required for the said purpose: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as aforesaid over the lands hereinafter described is hereby cancelled, and the said lands are hereby declared to be Crown lands available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The lands over which the reservation as aforesaid is hereby cancelled are the following sections; situated in the Gore Survey District, in the Marlborough Land District, namely:—

    Section No 10B, Block VI, containing three hundred and thirty-six acres two roods; Section No 40, Block VII, containing three acres; Section No 41, Block VII, containing three acres; Section No 49A, Block VII, containing four hundred and sixty-two acres and eighteen perches; Section No 50A, Block VIII, containing one hundred and one acres and twenty-four perches; Section No 12A, Block X, containing twenty-eight acres two roods thirty-seven perches; Section No 2A, Block XII, containing seventy-four acres; Section No 14A, Block XII, containing thirteen acres and twenty-one perches; and Section No 22A, Block XII, containing twenty acres.

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

72 Authorizing an exchange of certain lands in Town of Kaikoura, Marlborough, between the Crown and the Kaikoura County Council
  • Whereas Section No 341, Town of Kaikoura, in the Marlborough Land District, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the fourth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, permanently reserved as a site for a literary institute, and was, by Order in Council published in the Gazette of the third day of March, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, vested in the Kaikoura County Council: And whereas Section No 410, Town of Kaikoura, in the Marlborough Land District, was, by Proclamation in the Gazette of the twenty-third day of August, nineteen hundred, taken for the purposes of a recreation-ground and a site for a cottage hospital, and was brought under the provisions of the Public Reserves and Domains Act 1881, by Order in Council published in the Gazette of the fifteenth day of August, nineteen hundred and one: And whereas part of the said Section No 410 has been used as a site for a literary institute in lieu of Section No 341 aforesaid, and it is expedient to exchange the purposes for which the said lands were respectively reserved: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The reservation over Section No 410, Town of Kaikoura, in the Marlborough Land District, is hereby cancelled in so far as it relates to the portion thereof now known as Section No 414 of the said town, containing one rood ten and three-fifths perches, and the said Section No 414 is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Kaikoura County in trust as a site for a literary institute.

    • (b) The reservation as a site for a literary institute over Section No 341, Town of Kaikoura aforesaid, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby vested in His Majesty the King for recreation purposes, and shall be deemed to form part of the Kaikoura Domain.

73 Vesting part of Reserve No 262, Timaru, in the Corporation of the borough, for recreation purposes
  • (1) The land hereinafter described, being portion of Reserve No 262, in the Borough of Timaru, is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Timaru for recreation purposes, and the said Corporation shall hold the said land subject to the provisions of the Timaru Public Park and Garden Domain Reserve and Otipua Domain Reserve Vesting Act 1895.

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

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement three acres one rood eighteen perches, more or less, being part of Reserve No 262, situated in the Borough of Timaru: bounded towards the east by Rose Street, 681 links; towards the south by Catherine Street, 495 links; towards the west by Craigie Avenue, 683 links; and towards the north by recreation reserve, being other part of Reserve No 262, 521 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less.

74 Changing the purpose of reservation over certain land at German Bay, Akaroa
  • (1) Whereas Reserve No 189, situated in Block IV, Akaroa Survey District, in the Canterbury Land District, was, by notice published in the Canterbury Provincial Gazette of the seventeenth day of February, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, duly set apart as the site of the old blockhouse at German Bay: And whereas it is desirable that the reservation over the said land should be cancelled, and that the land should be reserved for the purposes of public recreation: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The existing reservation over the said Reserve No 189, Block IV, Akaroa Survey District, is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby reserved for purposes of public recreation.

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

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement two roods thirty-one perches, more or less, being Reserve No 189, situated in Block IV, Akaroa Survey District: bounded northward by part of Rural Section No 186, 377.2 links; eastward by a public road, 181.3 links; southward by part of Rural Section No 186, 359.7 links; and westward by the road reserved along the high-water mark of German Bay, in the Harbour of Akaroa, 195.6 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/952, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured pink.

75 Cancelling reservation over certain national-endowment land included in Mount Nessing Settlement, Canterbury, and setting apart other Crown land in lieu thereof
  • (1) Whereas the land described in subsection two hereof was set aside as part of the national endowment, and was subsequently included within the Mount Nessing Settlement, and disposed of under the Lands for Settlements Act 1908: And whereas it is desirable to validate the disposition of the said land: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The reservation over the said land for the purposes of the national endowment is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land subject to the leases or licenses that have been issued over it.

    • (b) In lieu of such land the Crown lands described in subsection three hereof (being of approximately equal value) are hereby set apart and included within the national endowment.

    (2) The land over which the reservation for national endowment purposes is cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty-eight thousand seven hundred and seventy-two acres, more or less, being Pastoral Runs Nos 28 and 41, situate in Mackenzie, Opawa, and Nimrod Survey Districts; and bounded eastward generally by Rural Section No 30662, by road forming western boundary of Rural Section Nos 25044, 27671, and 28626, by Rural Sections Nos 28626, 20135, 24247, 24957, 24834, 28622, 28623, 28624, 28625, 24197, 24832, and 24833; northward by the River Pareora, Reserve No 3208, and Rural Section No 36468; again eastward by the road forming the western boundary of Rural Sections Nos 36468, 36469, and 36503; south-westward generally by Pastoral Runs Nos 44 and 65; southward by Pastoral Run No 65, also by Rural Section No 30044; westward by the River Hakataramea; and northward by Lots Nos 2 and 6, Chamberlain Settlement: save and excepting thereout Section No 34722, which is included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19438/1, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green in the margin.

    (3) The Crown lands set apart and included in the national endowment as aforesaid are particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement sixty-two thousand acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 80, situated in Cook, Godley, Cass, Tekapo, and North Tekapo Survey Districts; and bounded eastward by the River Godley, Lake Tekapo, Rural Section No 33490, and two portions of Crown land; southward and westward by the River Cass, and Reserve No 2756; and northward by Ada and Glasson Glaciers: save and excepting thereout Sections Nos 28967 and 35546, which are included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19438/2, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured pink in the margin:

    Also all that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement fourteen thousand three hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 86, situate in Gladstone and Pukaki Survey Districts, and bounded eastward by Rural Sections Nos 34180, 33210, 34241, 34179, 33118, 33132, 33119, and the road forming the western boundary of Reserve No 2930; south-eastward by Small Grazing-run No 96; south-westward by the River Pukaki; westward by Reserve No 3685; northward by the road reserve along the shores of Lake Pukaki; and north-eastward by Pukaki Ferry Road and Pastoral Run No 85: save and excepting thereout Reserves Nos 186 and 2013, which are included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19438/3, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured pink in the margin.

76 Little River Domain Board Act 1911, amended
  • [Repealed]

    Section 76 was repealed, as from 21 October 1949, by section 9(1) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1949 (1949 No 34).

77 Cancelling reservation over Reserve No 3191, Canterbury
  • Whereas Reserve No 3191, situated in Block XVIII, Waikari Survey District, in the Canterbury Land District, and containing by admeasurement twenty acres, more or less, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the sixteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, permanently reserved as a resting-place for travelling-stock: And whereas the reserve is not now required for the purpose for which it was set apart, and is suitable for settlement purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a resting-place for stock over the said Reserve No 3191 is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

78 Vesting plantation reserves in Selwyn Plantation Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 78 was repealed, as from 1 April 1954, by section 30(1) Selwyn Plantation Board Act 1953 (1953 No 96).

79 Cancelling reservation over certain national-endowment land in Ashwick Settlement, Canterbury, and setting apart other Crown land in lieu thereof
  • (1) Whereas the land described in subsection two hereof was set aside as part of the national endowment, and subsequently included within the Ashwick Settlement, and disposed of under the Land for Settlements Act 1908: And whereas it is desirable to validate such disposition, and to set aside other Crown land as national-endowment land in lieu of the national-endowment land so disposed of: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The reservation over the said land for the purposes of the national endowment is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be settlement land subject to the leases or licenses that have been issued over it.

    • (b) In lieu of such land, the Crown land described in subsection three hereof (being of approximately equal value) is hereby set aside and included within the national endowment.

    (2) The land over which the reservation for national-endowment purposes is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement nineteen thousand six hundred and sixty-six acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 208 and part of Pastoral Run No 209, situate in Tekapo and Opuha Survey Districts; and bounded towards the east and south generally by Rural Sections Nos 32390, 26643, 26644, 32472, 32329, 25839, 25722, 24087, 32474, 30317, 30318, 30319, 33347, 33348, 30857, 30018, 32051, 32048, 32050, 32049, and part of 36476; towards the west generally by Run No 243 and Small Grazing-run No 94; towards the north-east by Lot No 15A, Sherwood Downs Settlement, and also by the south branch of the Opuha River: save and excepting thereout Rural Sections Nos 1550 and 32304, which are included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19437/1, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green in the margin.

    (3) The land hereby set aside and included within the national endowment is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty thousand eight hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 68, situate in Hewlings Survey District; and bounded north-eastward by Educational Reserve No 1358 and Pastoral Runs Nos 70 and 70A; southward by Pastoral Runs Nos 66 and 67; and westward by the River Waitaki: save and excepting thereout Rural Section No 33756, which is included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19437/2, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured pink in the margin.

80 Extending leasing-powers of Lyttelton Borough Council with respect to Diamond Harbour Estate
  • [Repealed]

    Section 80 was repealed, as from 1 September 1994, by section 15 Banks Peninsula District Council (Rates Validation, Empowering and Trust Removal) Act 1994 (1994 No 2(L)).

81 Adding certain closed roads to Fairfax Cemetery, Otago
  • (1) Whereas certain roads in the Town of Fairfax, in the Otago Land District, known as Ower Street and John Street, as hereinafter described, have been duly closed by the Bruce County Council: And whereas the said Council has requested that the said roads be added to and form part of the Fairfax Cemetery, and it is desired to give effect to such request: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The parcels of land hereinafter described are hereby reserved for cemetery purposes, and shall henceforth form portion of the Fairfax Cemetery.

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

    All that area in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement one rood three and seven-tenths perches, more or less, known as Ower Street, Town of Fairfax: bounded towards the north by Knoll Street, 135.06 links; towards the south-east by a line bearing south 38° 2′ west, distance 318.5 links; towards the south-west by Leman Street, 100 links: and towards the north-west by a line bearing north 39° 2′ east, distance 227.72 links:

    Also all that area in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement two roods thirty-nine decimal twenty-eight perches, more or less, known as John Street, Town of Fairfax: bounded towards the north-east by Knoll Street, 109.51 links; towards the south-east by a line bearing south 38° 2′ west, distance 767.83 links; towards the south-west by Leman Street, 100 links; and towards the north-west by a right line bearing north 38° 2′ east, distance 723.2 links.

    As the said areas are delineated on the plan marked PWD 33039, deposited in the office of the Minister of Public Works, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

82 Cancelling reservation over Section No 1, Block XXXVII, Town of Alexandra, Otago
  • Whereas Section No 1, Block XXXVII, Town of Alexandra, in the Otago Land District, containing ninety-six acres three roods five perches, more or less, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the fourteenth day of April, nineteen hundred and four, permanently set apart as a recreation reserve: And whereas the said land is not now required for recreation purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for recreation purposes over Section No 1, Block XXXVII, Town of Alexandra, is hereby cancelled, and the said section is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

83 Cancelling reservation over Section No 4, Block XI, Leaning Rock Survey District, Otago
  • Whereas Section No 4, Block XI, Leaning Rock Survey District, in the Otago Land District, containing fifty-seven acres three roods thirty-seven perches, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the twenty-ninth day of September, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, permanently reserved for bridge purposes: And whereas the said section is not now required for the purposes for which it was reserved: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said Section No 4, Block XI, Leaning Rock Survey District, is hereby cancelled, and the said section is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

84 Cancelling reservation over Section No 9, Block VI, Kurow Survey District, Otago
  • Whereas Section No 9, Block VI, Kurow Survey District, in the Otago Land District, containing sixty acres, more or less, was, by warrant published in the Gazette of the first day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, permanently reserved for ferry purposes, but is no longer required for such purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said land is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

85 Authorizing transfer of certain land by Cromwell Borough Council to Otago Education Board
  • The Cromwell Borough Council is hereby authorized to transfer to the Education Board of the District of Otago, in trust as a site for a public school, Sections Nos 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13, Block LII, Town of Cromwell, in the Otago Land District, containing two acres.

86 Vesting Sections Nos 12 and 13, Block VII, Town of Waikouaiti, in Otago Education Board
  • Whereas Sections Nos 12 and 13, Block VII, of the Town of Waikouaiti, in the Otago Land District, were Crown-granted on the ninth day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, to the Superintendent of the Province of Otago in trust as a site for a school for the Maoris: And whereas the school established thereon is now conducted as a public school under the provisions of the Education Act 1908: And whereas it is desired to vest the said site in the Education Board of the District of Otago: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Sections Nos 12 and 13, Block VII, of the Town of Waikouaiti, in the Otago Land District, are hereby vested in the Education Board of the District of Otago in trust as a site for a public school.

87 Vesting St Clair Salt-water Baths in Corporation of City of Dunedin
  • [Repealed]

    Section 87 was repealed, as from 18 December 1992, by section 5 Ocean Beach Public Domain (Repeal and Vesting) Act 1992 (1992 No 7(L)).

88 Authorizing payment of portion of income from estate of SH Andrews (deceased) in favour of Dunedin members of Territorial Forces in lieu of Dunedin Volunteers
  • Whereas the late Samuel Henry Andrews by his will, dated the sixth day of January, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, left a certain share of and in the rents and income arising from his property in New Zealand to the Mayor and Corporation of Dunedin, to be applied from time to time as he and they might think best for the advantage of the Dunedin Volunteers: And whereas the said Samuel Henry Andrews, now deceased, by his said will declared that if at any time thereafter the Volunteers aforesaid should be disbanded or cease to exist as a regiment, then the whole of his property in New Zealand should be for the benefit of the said Town of Dunedin and be vested in the Mayor and Corporation of that town accordingly: And whereas since and in consequence of the passing of the Defence Act 1909, and its amendments, the Volunteers aforesaid have ceased to exist as a regiment in terms of the said will, and the trust in their favour above referred to has accordingly lapsed: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Dunedin City Council is hereby authorized and empowered in its discretion and from time to time during the pleasure of the said Council to pay and apply for the advantage of the members of the Territorial Force within the City of Dunedin the whole or any part of the income formerly applied under the trusts of the said will of the said Samuel Henry Andrews, deceased, for the advantage of the Dunedin Volunteers.

89 Authorizing exchange of certain lands between Dunedin City Council and Dunedin Diocesan Trust Board
  • (1) Whereas the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Dunedin (hereinafter called the Corporation) is seised of the parcel of land described in subsection two of this section for an estate in fee-simple: And whereas the Dunedin Diocesan Trust Board (hereinafter called the Board) is seised of the parcel of land described in paragraph (a) of subsection three of this section for an estate in fee-simple in trust as a site for a church for the celebration of Divine service according to the rites of the United Church of England and Ireland, and is also seised of the parcel of land described in paragraph (b) of subsection three of this section for an estate in fee-simple: And whereas the Corporation and the Board desire that the parcel of land described in subsection two of this section shall be exchanged for the parcels of land described in subsection three of this section: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Corporation is hereby empowered to transfer or otherwise assure to the Board the parcel of land described in subsection two of this section for an estate in fee-simple in exchange for the parcels of land described in subsection three of this section, and to pay to the Board such sum as it shall think fit for equality in value on exchange; and the Board is also hereby empowered to convey or otherwise assure to the Corporation the parcel of land described in paragraph (a) of subsection three of this section for an estate in fee-simple, freed from all trusts and incumbrances upon or subject to which the same is held, and to transfer or otherwise assure to the Corporation the parcel of land described in paragraph (b) of subsection three of this section, subject, however, as to part thereof to memorandum of lease registered number 2971 from the Board to the New Zealand Hardware Company (Limited) for the term of twenty-one years computed from the first day of June, nineteen hundred and four.

    (2) The land which the Corporation is hereby empowered to convey as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land situated in the Town of Dunedin, containing by admeasurement one rood thirteen decimal forty-seven perches, be the same a little more or less, being Section No 26 and part of Sections Nos 27 and 36, Block XVII, on the public map of the said town: bounded towards the south-west by Section No 25 and part of Section No 37 of the said block, 434.8 links; towards the north-west by Moray Place, 166.4 links; and towards the north-east by other parts of said Sections Nos 27 and 36, 401.7 links: and being part of the land comprised in certificate of title, Registerbook, Volume 59, folio 190: be all the aforesaid linkages a little more or less.

    (3) The lands which the Board is hereby empowered to convey as aforesaid are particularly described as follows:—

    • (a.) All that parcel of land situated in the said Town of Dunedin, containing by admeasurement two decimal two perches, be the same a little more or less, being part of Section No 37, Block XVII, on the public map of the said town: bounded towards the north-east by part of Section No 36, 73.9 links; towards the south-east by the Octagon, 40 links; and towards the south-west by other part of said Section No 37, 96.6 links: be all the aforesaid linkages a little more or less.

    • (b.) All that parcel of land situated in the said Town of Dunedin, containing by admeasurement thirty-three decimal eight perches, be the same a little more or less, being parts of Section No 15, Block XV, of the said town, and also part of the said block, and being all the land comprised in certificate of title, Register-book, Volume 68, folio 85.

90 Authorizing Dunedin City Council to exchange part of Section No 113, of Wakari District, for part of Section No 114 thereof
  • (1) Whereas a parcel of land, being, inter alia, part of Section No 113 on the record map of the Wakari District, at Dunedin, in the Provincial District of Otago, was acquired by and became vested in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Roslyn by a deed of conveyance bearing date the twenty-sixth day of March, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, registered in the Deeds Register Office at Dunedin as No 73019: And whereas the said borough and the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Dunedin (hereinafter called the Corporation) are now constituted one united borough under the name of the Corporation: And whereas the Corporation is desirous of exchanging such portion of the said parcel of land as is described in subsection two of this section for the parcel of land described in subsection three of this section: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Corporation is hereby empowered to convey or otherwise assure to Arthur Ellis, of Roslyn, near Dunedin, flock-manufacturer, or his assigns, the parcel of land described in subsection two of this section for an estate in fee-simple in possession in exchange for an estate in fee-simple in possession in the parcel of land described in subsection three of this section.

    (2) The land which the Corporation is hereby empowered to convey as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land, containing by admeasurement two roods thirty-three decimal fifty-five perches, be the same a little more or less, being that part of Section No 113 on the record map of the Wakari District delineated on the plan which is deposited with the District Land Registrar at Dunedin as No 2413, and thereon edged green and marked with the letter A.

    (3) The land to be transferred to the Corporation as aforesaid is particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land, containing by admeasurement two roods thirty-eight perches, be the same a little more or less, being that part of Section No 114 on the record map of the said Wakari District delineated on the said plan, and thereon edged green, and being part of the land comprised in certificate of title, Register-book, Volume 92, folio 144, Otago Land Registration District.

91 Validating lease to Peter Hamilton over Section No 5, Block IX, Alton Survey District, Southland
  • Whereas a lease dated the eighteenth day of October, nineteen hundred and eleven, was granted by the Governor to Peter Hamilton, of Tuatapere, sawmiller, over Section No 5, Block IX, Alton Survey District, under the South Island Landless Natives Act 1906, and the regulations thereunder: And whereas the South Island Landless Natives Act 1906, was repealed by the Native Land Act 1909, as from the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and ten, and the Governor was not legally empowered to grant the said lease, and it is desirable to validate it: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The lease dated the eighteenth day of October, nineteen hundred and eleven, granted as aforesaid by the Governor to Peter Hamilton over Section No 5, Block IX, Alton Survey District, under the South Island Landless Natives Act 1906, and the regulations thereunder, is hereby validated.

92 Validating and amending lease to Peter Hamilton over Section No 7, Block VIII, Alton Survey District, Southland
  • Whereas a lease dated the twenty-second day of April, nineteen hundred and twelve, was granted by the Governor to Peter Hamilton, of Tuatapere, sawmiller, over Section No 7, Block VIII, Alton Survey District, under the South Island Landless Natives Act 1906, and the regulations thereunder: And whereas the South Island Landless Natives Act 1906, was repealed by the Native Land Act 1909, as from the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and ten, and the Governor was not legally empowered to grant the said lease, and it is desirable to validate it: And whereas certain errors and omissions occurred in the said lease, and it is desirable accordingly that the said lease be determined and a new lease issued in lieu thereof: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The lease dated the twenty-second day of April, nineteen hundred and twelve, granted as aforesaid by the Governor to Peter Hamilton over Section No 7, Block VIII, Alton Survey District, under the South Island Landless Natives Act 1906, and the regulations thereunder, is hereby validated, and the Governor is hereby empowered to determine the said lease, and to grant in lieu thereof a new lease to the said Peter Hamilton over the said land in accordance with the said Act as if it remained in full force and effect, save that no consultation or further consultation with any Maori interested shall be requisite.

    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).

93 Authorizing the exchange of certain lands in the Town of Seaward Bush, Southland
  • (1) Whereas Sections Nos 69, 69A, 70, and 70A, Town of Seaward Bush, in the Southland Land District, were, by Order in Council dated the twenty-seventh day of March, nineteen hundred and two, vested in the Corporation of the Borough of South Invercargill in trust as a reserve for a public pound: And whereas the said Sections Nos 69 and 70 are no longer required for the purposes of a public pound, and the South Invercargill Borough Council has agreed to the said sections being revested in His Majesty the King in order that they may be exchanged by the Crown for Section No 32 of the said Town of Seaward Bush, the last-mentioned section being required for the purposes of the South Invercargill Domain: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Sections Nos 69 and 70 of the Town of Seaward Bush, in the Southland Land District, are hereby vested in His Majesty the King free from the trust affecting the same; and the Governor may, in the name and on behalf of His Majesty, exchange the said sections for Section No 32 of the said Town of Seaward Bush.

    (2) The said Section No 32 shall on the completion of such exchange be deemed to be subject to the provisions of Part 2 of the Public Reserves and Domains Act 1908, and to form part of the South Invercargill Domain.

    (3) All moneys, if any, received by the Crown by way of equality of exchange under this section shall be paid by the Crown to the South Invercargill Domain Board for the purposes of the domain under the control of the said Board.

    (4) The District Land Registrar for the district shall, on production to him of a copy of this Act, amend the certificate of title issued to the South Invercargill Borough Council in respect of Sections Nos 69, 69A, 70, and 70A hereinbefore referred to.

94 Closing certain road in New River Hundred and vesting same in Southland Boys' and Girls' High Schools Board
  • (1) Whereas a portion of the road-line adjoining the western boundary of Section No 17, Block XIII, New River Hundred, in the Southland Land District, is not now required for road purposes, and it is desired to close the said portion and to vest it in the Southland Boys' and Girls' High Schools Board for the benefit of the Southland Boys' and Girls' High Schools: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The portion of road hereinafter described is hereby closed, and the land comprised therein is hereby vested in the Southland Boys' and Girls' High Schools Board for the benefit of the Southland Boys' and Girls' High Schools.

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

    All that area in the Southland Land District, containing two acres, more or less, being Section No 17R, Block XIII, New River Hundred, in the Southland Land District, bounded as follows: commencing at the north-west corner of Section No 17, thence at a bearing of 177° 10′, for a distance of 1179.3 links; thence at a bearing of 182°, for a distance of 824.8 links, to the south-west corner of Section No 17 aforesaid; thence due west, for a distance of 100 links, to the north-west corner of Section No 18; thence at a bearing of 2°, for a distance of 824 links; thence at a bearing of 357° 10′, for a distance of 1180 links; thence due east, for a distance of 100.1 links, to the commencing-point: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is more particularly delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/524B, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

95 Auckland Exhibition Executive empowered to dispose of articles by lot
  • The Executive of the Auckland Industrial, Agricultural, and Mining Exhibition, to be held at Auckland in the years nineteen hundred and thirteen and nineteen hundred and fourteen, shall have the same powers of disposing or permitting the disposal by lot or chance of articles bona fide exhibited at the said Exhibition as an association formed for the purpose of promoting agriculture or horticulture has in respect of specimens bona fide shown at a show held under the control of such association by section forty-three of the Gaming Act 1908.

96 Authorizing payment of annuity to Colonel T W Porter
  • [Repealed]

    Section 96 was repealed, as from 11 November 1920, by section 24(3) Appropriation Act 1920 (1920 No 85).

97 Vesting certain lands situate in the City of Auckland in the Presbyterian Church Property Trustees, and declaring the trusts in respect thereof
  • [Repealed]

    Section 97 was repealed, as from 5 November 1914, by section 13(2) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal And Public Bodies Empowering Act 1914 (1914 No 70)

98 Point Chevalier Road Board authorized to establish service for conveyance of passengers, &c
  • The Point Chevalier Road Board may establish, maintain, and regulate a service for the conveyance of passengers and goods to and from any place within the road district; or, with the consent of any neighbouring local authority, between any place within the road district and any place within the district of that other local authority.

99 Vesting certain land in Corporation of Borough of Grey Lynn
  • (1) The land hereinafter described is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Grey Lynn, and the provisions of the Grey Lynn Domain Vesting Act 1909, shall, mutatis mutandis, extend and apply as if the said land had been vested in the said Corporation by that Act.

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

    All that area of land in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement thirty-one acres three roods thirty-seven perches, more or less, bounded as follows: commencing at high-water mark on the south-western corner of Lot No 37 of Allotment No 2 of Section No 8, Suburbs of Auckland, by a line bearing 233° 53′ 52′, 2016.95 links, to high-water mark on the eastern boundary of Allotment No 8 of Section No 9, Suburbs of Auckland; thence generally in a southerly and south-easterly direction by the northern and north-eastern boundaries of said Allotment No 8, by a road, and by portion of Lot No 7 of Allotment No 8 aforesaid to the northern boundary of the Cox's Bridge Road; thence in an easterly direction along the said northern boundary of Cox's Bridge Road by lines bearing 81° 16', 415.01 links, and 44° 29′ 41′, 903.13 links, to a point on high-water mark being the south-western corner of Allotment No 26 of Section No 8, Suburbs of Auckland; thence generally in a northerly direction by the said high-water mark, being the western boundaries of said Allotment No 26 and of Jervois Road, and of Lots Nos 5, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1, 42, 41, 40, 39, and 38 of said Allotment No 2 of Section No 8 to the point of commencement: as the same is more particularly delineated on a plan edged red deposited in the office of the Marine Department, at Wellington, and numbered MD 4171.

100 Constituting Lake Takapuna Board of Control
  • [Repealed]

    (1) [Repealed]

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) [Repealed]

    (4) [Repealed]

    (5) [Repealed]

    (6) [Repealed]

    (7) [Repealed]

    Subsections (1) to (4) were repealed, as from 12 October 1915, by section 25(4) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1915 (1915 No 68).

    Subsections (5) to (7) were repealed, as from 1 April 1925, by section 48(1) North Shore Boroughs (Auckland) Water-supply Act 1924 (1924 No 17(L)).

101 Authorizing trustees under will of John Edward Elam, deceased, to borrow money for purposes of Elam School of Art and Design
  • The trustees for the time being of the will of John Edward Elam, late of Auckland, gentleman, deceased, may from time to time, at their discretion, raise, or borrow, or secure payment of any sum or sums of money for the erection of a building or buildings in the City of Auckland to be used for the purposes of the Elam School of Art and Design, as formed by the said John Edward Elam; and the said trustees may raise or secure the payment or repayment of such sum or sums in such manner and upon such terms and conditions in all respects as they think fit, and, in particular, may mortgage or otherwise pledge as security therefor the rents, profits, and income of, or any other real or personal property comprised in, the estate of the said John Edward Elam and vested in the said trustees for the purposes of the said school; and may execute and do all such deeds, acts, matters, and things as shall be necessary or may be reasonably required for any of such purposes.

102 Minister of Public Health may establish depots for certain sanitary purposes
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything in the Health Act 1956, relating to the establishment of offensive trades within the district of any local authority, the Minister of Public Health, with the consent of the owner and occupier, may declare any private land, or, with the consent of the Minister of Lands, may declare any unoccupied Crown land, to be a refuse depot, and may authorize any local authority or local authorities to deposit night-soil or other refuse thereon, subject to such conditions and restrictions as he thinks fit.

    (2) A local authority in whose district any such depot is established shall not be entitled to prohibit or restrict the use of such depot by any other local authority authorized pursuant to this section to use the same.

    (3) A local authority through any part of whose district it is necessary to pass in carrying out the services authorized by this section shall not be entitled to prohibit or restrict those services.

    (4) This section shall continue in operation for six months after the passing of this Act, and no longer: Provided that the Governor may, if he thinks fit, by Proclamation extend this section for a further period not exceeding three months.

    The Public Health Act 1908 was substituted, as from 4 August 1908, for a reference to the Public Health Act 1900 pursuant to section 1(2) Public Health Act 1908 (1908 No 155). That reference was in turn substituted, as from 1 January 1921, by a reference to the Health Act 1920 pursuant to section 146(1) Health Act 1920 (1920 No 45). That reference was in turn substituted, as from 1 January 1957, by a reference to the Health Act 1956 pursuant to section 140(1) Health Act 1956 (1956 No 65).

103 Authorizing the closing of portion of road in Maraekowhai A Block, Taranaki Land District, and the leasing thereof as site for a wool-shed
  • Whereas an area of six acres one rood ten perches, being portion of Maraekowhai A Block, situated in Block VII, Heao Survey District, in the Taranaki Land District, was, by Proclamation published in the Gazette of the tenth day of April, nineteen hundred and thirteen, taken under the Public Works Act 1908, for the purposes of a road: And whereas it is desired to close a portion of the said road and to lease the said closed portion as a site for a wool-shed or other buildings: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may, by notice in the Gazette, close any portion of the road herein referred to, not exceeding an area of sixteen perches, and may lease the said area to A Hatrick and Company (Limited), of Wanganui, as a site for a wool-shed or other building or buildings for the storage of goods. The said lease shall be for such period and on such terms and conditions as may be mutually agreed on.

104 Vesting Section No 15, Block XIX, Town of Hawera, in Corporation of Borough of Hawera
  • (1) Whereas part of Lot No 15, Section No 19, Town of Hawera, containing fifteen perches and a half, was with other land reserved as a site for a blockhouse by notice in the Gazette of the nineteenth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-one: And whereas it is desirable that the said land should be vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Hawera for municipal purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation over the said land is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby vested for municipal purposes in the Corporation of the Borough of Hawera.

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

    All that area in the Taranaki Land District, containing by admeasurement fifteen perches and a half, more or less, being part of Lot No 15, Section No 19, Town of Hawera: bounded by a line commencing at a point on the western side of Albion Street distant in a north-easterly direction 111 links from its junction with High Street; thence north-westerly, bearing 286° 54′, distance 226 links; thence north-easterly, bearing 16° 32′, distance 111 links; thence south-easterly, bearing 106° 54′, distance 38.8 links; thence south-westerly, bearing 196° 32′, distance 75.1 links; thence again south-easterly, bearing 106° 54′, distance 117.1 links; thence again south-westerly, bearing 196° 32′, distance 18.9 links; thence again south-easterly, bearing 106° 54′, distance 70.1 links; thence again south-westerly, bearing 196° 32′, distance 17 links, to the point of commencement: as the same is delineated upon the plan marked L and S 1912/225, deposited in the Head Office of the Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged pink.

105 Cancelling reservation over portion of Section No 226, Kaikoura Suburban District, Marlborough
  • (1) Whereas Section No 226, Kaikoura Suburban District, situated in Block V, Mount Fyffe Survey District, in the Marlborough Land District, was, by notification in the Marlborough Provincial Gazette of the twenty-third day of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, reserved as a resting-place for stock: And whereas part of the said reserve is not now required for the said purpose, and it is desired that the said part should be rendered available for disposal under the Land Act 1908: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 Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

    (2) The land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled as aforesaid is particularly described as follows: All that area in the Marlborough Land District, containing by admeasurement one hundred and seventy-six acres one rood twenty-six perches, more or less, being Sections Nos 60, 61, 62, 65, 66, 67, part 68, 69, and 70 (originally part of Section No 226, Kaikoura Suburban District), Block V, Mount Fyffe Survey District; as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1912/1293, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

106 Cancellation of reservation over Section No 23, Block I, Arapawa Survey District, Marlborough
  • Whereas Section No 23, Block I, Arapawa Survey District, in the Marlborough Land District, containing by admeasurement one hundred and twelve acres, more or less, was, by notice in the Gazette of the seventh day of March, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, reserved as a resting-place for stock: And whereas the said land is not now required for the said purpose: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation as a resting-place for stock over Section No 23, Block I, Arapawa Survey District, Marlborough Land District, is hereby cancelled, and the said section is hereby declared to be Crown land available for disposal under the Land Act 1908.

107 Authorizing leases of certain Crown lands, being sites of the Wesport Harbour and Buller County offices
  • (1) The Governor is hereby authorized to grant to the Westport Harbour Board and to the Buller County Council, respectively, a lease of the lands hereinafter described, being the respective sites of the offices of the said local authorities.

    (2) Such leases shall be for a term not exceeding fourteen years, with a right of renewal for a further term not exceeding fourteen years, at such rent as may be mutually agreed on, but shall otherwise be subject to the provisions of section two of the Public Reserves and Domains Amendment Act 1911.

    (3) The land to be leased as aforesaid to the Westport Harbour Board is particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land, containing by admeasurement thirty-one and nine-tenths perches, more or less, being a part of Reserve No 988, in the Borough of Westport, and now numbered as Section No 1073, Borough of Westport: bounded towards the south-west by Palmerston Street, 79.76 links; towards the north-west and north-east by other parts of the before-mentioned Reserve No 988, 250 links and 79.76 links respectively; and towards the south-east by Section No 1074, 250 links: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/909, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    (4) The land to be leased as aforesaid to the Buller County Council is particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land, containing by admeasurement thirty-one and nine-tenths perches, more or less, being part of Reserve No 988, in the Borough of Westport, and now numbered as Section No 1074, Borough of Westport: bounded towards the south-west by Palmerston Street, 79.76 links; towards the north-west by Section No 1073, 250 links; and towards the north-east and south-east by other parts of the before-mentioned Reserve No 988, 79.76 links and 250 links respectively: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/909, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

108 Cancelling reservation over certain national-endowment land in Sherwood Downs Settlement, Canterbury, and setting apart other Crown land in lieu thereof
  • (1) Whereas the land described in subsection two hereof was set aside as part of the national endowment, and was subsequently included in the Sherwood Downs Settlement and selected under the Land for Settlements Act 1908: And whereas it is desired to set apart other Crown land as national-endowment land in lieu of the land selected as aforesaid, and to validate the disposition of the said national-endowment land: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The reservation for the purposes of the national endowment over the land described in subsection two hereof is hereby cancelled, and the said land is hereby declared to be Crown land subject to the leases or licenses that have been issued in respect thereof.

    • (b) The ordinary Crown land described in subsection three hereof (being of approximately equal value) is hereby set apart as national-endowment land in lieu of the national-endowment land over which the reservation is hereby cancelled.

    (2) The land over which the reservation for national-endowment purposes is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement forty-four thousand five hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 15, situate in Blocks X, XI, XIII, XIV, and XV, Fox Survey District; Blocks IV and VIII, Tekapo Survey District; and Blocks I, II, III, V, VI, VII, IX, and X, Opuha Survey District: bounded eastward by Run No 14 and the north branch of the Opuha River; south-eastward generally by Rural Sections Nos 33539, 33540, 33715, 28903, 28379, 28902, 33431, 35541, 28430, 28381, 28382, 22486, 22484, 35540, and 35542; south-westward by the south branch of the Opuha River, also by Pastoral Runs Nos 208 and 77; and north-westward by Pastoral Run No 77: save and excepting thereout Rural Sections Nos 32064, 32065, 2515, 3075, 9724, and 10968, which are included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19422/51, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured pink in the margin.

    (3) The land hereby set apart as part of the national endowment is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement twenty-six thousand seven hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 118, situate in Blocks XI, XII, XV, and XVI, Whitcombe Survey District; Blocks IV and VI, Glenrock Survey District; Blocks III and IV, Heron Survey District; and Block I, Somers Survey District: bounded eastward and south-eastward by Pastoral Run No 118A; south-westward and north-westward by Run No 117 and the Lake Stream; and northward by the Rakaia River: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19422/51, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured green.

109 Validation of special loans raised by Christchurch Tramway Board (LOCAL)
  • [Repealed]

    Section 109 was repealed, as from 28 October 1920, by section 70 Christchurch Tramway District Act 1920 (1920 No 15(L)).

110 Authorizing Kennedy's Bush Scenic Board to purchase land
  • The Kennedy's Bush Scenic Board constituted pursuant to section thirteen of the Scenery Preservation Act 1908, may enter into contracts for the purchase of any lands possessing scenic or historic interest upon terms providing for payment of the whole or part or parts of the purchase-moneys at a future date or dates, and for payment of interest upon any unpaid purchase-moneys at a rate not exceeding five per centum per annum:

    Provided that—

    • (a) No such contract under the authority hereby conferred shall be valid unless the Minister for the time being charged with the administration of the Scenery Preservation Act 1908, expressly approves the same by writing endorsed thereon.

    • (b) In every such contract it shall be expressly provided that the vendor shall have no claim or right of action in respect of any unpaid purchase-money or interest against His Majesty, or upon the Government or public revenues of New Zealand.

    • (c) In every such contract it shall be expressly provided that upon payment in full of the purchase-money the land shall be vested in His Majesty by conveyance or transfer from the vendor; and upon the completion of such conveyance or transfer the said land shall be deemed to form part of the Kennedy's Bush Scenic Reserve.

111 Canterbury College Board of Governors authorized to renew certain loans
  • [Repealed]

    Section 111 was repealed, as from 1 January 1934, by section 36(1) Canterbury University College Act 1933 (1933 No 27).

112 Vesting quarry reserve in Corporation of Green Island Borough
  • (1) Whereas by Order in Council published in the Gazette of the ninth day of December, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, the land hereinafter described was vested in the Corporation of the Taieri County in trust for a quarry reserve: And whereas it is now desired to vest the said land in the Corporation of the Borough of Green Island in trust for the same purpose, and the Taieri County Council has consented thereto: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The land hereinafter described is hereby declared to be vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Green Island in trust for a quarry reserve.

    (2) The Green Island Borough Council shall, on demand, supply metal from the said quarry to the Taieri County Council, at the cost price of such metal at the quarry.

    (3) The land hereby declared to be vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Green Island is particularly described as follows:—

    All that parcel of land in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement three acres one rood nineteen perches, more or less, being part of Section No 19, Green Island Bush District, commencing at the eastern corner of said Section No 19: bounded towards the south-east by Section No 95 and part of Section No 94 of said district, on a line bearing 239° 33′, distance 942 links: towards the south-west by part of Section No 19, on lines bearing 329° 33′, distance 240 links; bearing 305° 18′, distance 587.6 links: towards the north by part of Section No 13, by Section Nos 14, 15, and 16 of the said district, on a line bearing 92° 48′, distance 1415 links, to the commencing-point, and intersected by a road-line 100 links wide: be all the aforesaid linkages a little more or less.

113 Authorizing compensation to William Noble, of Alexandra, Otago, for loss of land occupied as an orchard
  • Whereas it is desired to grant compensation to William Noble, of Alexandra, Otago, for loss suffered by him by reason of the issue of a license under the Mining Act for a dredging claim over the land occupied by the said William Noble as an orchard: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Minister of Finance is hereby authorized, without further appropriation than this Act, to pay out of the Consolidated Fund to the said William Noble, of Alexandra, Otago, the sum of three dollars a week during the remainder of his life, in compensation for loss suffered by him, as hereinbefore recited.

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

114 Vesting certain lands situated in Block LI, Queenstown, in Corporation of Queenstown Borough
  • (1) Whereas by the Queenstown Reserves Act 1905, certain land situated in Block LI, Town of Queenstown, was with other land vested in the Crown for public purposes: And whereas it is desired to vest a portion of the said land, together with certain other Crown land, in the Corporation of the Borough of Queenstown as a site for a bath-house or bath-houses: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The reservation for public purposes over the hereinafter-described part of Block LI is hereby cancelled, and the said land, together with other Crown land as hereinafter described, is hereby vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Queenstown, without power of sale, as a site for a bath-house or bath-houses.

    (2) The portion of Block LI over which the reservation is hereby cancelled is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Otago Land District, situated in Block LI, Town of Queenstown: bounded towards the north-west by Section No 2A, Block LI aforesaid; towards the north-east by a right line from the easternmost corner of the said Section No 2A to the northernmost corner of Section No 1; towards the south-east by the last-mentioned section; and towards the south-west by Lake Wakatipu: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 57015(1), deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon coloured brown.

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

    All that parcel of land in the Land District of Otago, containing one rood nine and six-tenths perches, more or less, and comprising Section No 1, Block LI, Town of Queenstown, part of Lake Wakatipu, and the area over which the reservation was cancelled as aforesaid: commencing at the most easterly corner of Section No 2A of the said Block LI, and bounded thence towards the north-east by a reserve, 181.5 links, on a bearing 141° 02′; thence on the south-east by the said reserve and Lake Wakatipu, 180 links, on a bearing of 231° 02′; thence on the south-west by Lake Wakatipu, 182.4 links, on a bearing of 326° 42′; and thence towards the north-west by Lake Wakatipu and Section No 2A aforesaid, 162 links, on a bearing of 51° 02′, to the point of commencement: be all the aforesaid linkages a little more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 57015(2), deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged red.

115 Validating election of members of Waikiwi River Board
  • Whereas a general election of the members of the Waikiwi River Board, constituted under the River Boards Act 1908, was not held in the month of January, nineteen hundred and twelve, as required by the said Act: And whereas, by Order in Council dated the twentieth day of October, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and published in the Gazette of the twenty-third day of the same month, the time for holding the said general election was extended to the seventeenth day of November, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and certain appointments and arrangements were made in connection with the said election and with the first meeting of the Board to be held thereafter: And whereas the said election was held on the said seventeenth day of November, nineteen hundred and thirteen, but doubts have arisen as to the validity of such election, and it is desired to settle the same: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The election of members of the Waikiwi River Board, held on the seventeenth day of November, nineteen hundred and thirteen, is hereby declared to have been as validly held in all respects as if it had been held pursuant to the provisions of the River Boards Act 1908.

116 Authorizing exchange of Alexandra Reservoir Reserve for Crown land
  • (1) Whereas Block XIX of the Town of Alexandra, in the Otago Land District, containing sixteen acres one rood twenty-nine perches, is vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Alexandra as a site for a reservoir, but is not required for the said purpose: And whereas the said land has been proved to be auriferous and coal-bearing, and it is desired to authorize the exchange of the said land for certain Crown land within the district, in order that the first-mentioned land may be made available for mining and coal-mining purposes: And whereas part of the Crown land to be exchanged as aforesaid is included within a special dredging claim held by the Karaunui Dredging Company (Limited), and is occupied without title by certain other persons and used by them as orchards and gardens: And whereas the Alexandra Borough Council has consented to the said exchange, and the said Karaunui Dredging Company (Limited) has consented to surrender the said portion of its special dredging claim on condition that the present reservoir-site be made available for mining purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Alexandra Borough Council is hereby authorized to transfer to His Majesty the King all that area, containing sixteen acres one rood twenty-nine perches, being Block XIX, in the Town of Alexandra, in the Otago Land District, and now vested in the Corporation of the said borough as a site for a reservoir, and the said land shall, when so transferred, be deemed to be Crown land within the meaning of the Mining Act 1908, and the Coal-mines Act 1908.

    (2) Forthwith on the completion of such transfer the Governor shall, by notice in the Gazette, vest in the Corporation of the Borough of Alexandra as a municipal endowment, without power of sale, the land hereinafter described, namely:—

    All that area in the Otago Land District, containing by admeasurement sixteen acres three roods twenty-two perches, more or less, situated in the Town of Alexandra: bounded towards the north-east generally by a public road from the easternmost corner of Section No 3, Block XXXIV, to Blaskett Street; thence by that street for a distance of 1991.8 links: thence towards the south-east generally by lines bearing 239° 56′, distance 341.4 links; bearing 302° 5′, distance 53.7 links; bearing 212° 22′, distance 102.6 links; and bearing 239° 56′, distance 77.1 links: thence towards the south-west by lines bearing 294° 6′, distance 606.8 links; bearing 328° 21′, distance 190.2 links; bearing 333° 37′ 30″, distance 326.2 links; bearing 323° 9′ 30″, distance 880.9 links; and bearing 312° 47′, distance 673.2 links: and towards the north-west by a line bearing 232° 36′, distance 661.4 links, to the point of commencement: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 1913/1055, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red: excepting two proposed new roads coloured blue on the said plan.

    (3) The Alexandra Borough Council is hereby empowered to lease to the present occupiers thereof such portions of the land vested pursuant to this section in the Corporation of the said borough as are now occupied without title as sites for orchards or gardens.

    (4) Every lease under this section shall be for a term not exceeding twenty-one years, and shall be subject to such conditions as may be mutually agreed on, and shall also be subject to such one of the conditions following as may be agreed on, namely:—

    • (a) That the lessee, his executors, administrators, and assigns, may, at any time prior to the expiration of the term, have a new lease for a further term, not exceeding twenty-one years, containing the same covenants and provisions (including this present provision), at a rental to be fixed by valuation of the land only, without regarding the value of any buildings or improvements thereon; or

    • (b) With a provision that prior to the expiration of the term a new lease for a further term, not exceeding twenty-one years, and containing the same covenants and provisions (including this present provision), shall be put up to public auction at the upset price of the annual value of the land only (to be fixed by valuation) without regarding the value of any buildings or improvements thereon, subject to a condition that in the event of any person other than the lessee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, becoming entitled to the new lease, then such person shall, before being let into possession, pay to the lessee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the value of the said buildings and improvements (to be fixed by valuation), whether erected or made by the lessee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, or any former lessee or tenant of all or any part of the lands included in the lease; or

    • (c) With a provision that the lessee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, may, at any time prior to the expiration of the term, at his or their option, either have a new lease as provided by paragraph (a) hereof, or have a new lease put up to public auction under paragraph (b) hereof.

117 Legalizing payment of retiring-allowance to late Clerk of Wairoa County Council
  • Whereas on the ninth day of February, nineteen hundred and twelve, the Wairoa County Council voted as a retiring-allowance a bonus of one year's salary, amounting to five hundred dollars, to William Foster Shaw, formerly Clerk to the Wairoa County Council, on his resigning from that office: And whereas the said sum was paid to the said William Foster Shaw out of the County Fund of the said Wairoa County: And whereas there was no legal authority for the said payment, and it is desired to legalize the same: Be it therefore enacted that the said payment shall be deemed to be and to have been a lawful and proper payment duly made out of the said County Fund of the said Wairoa County.

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

118 Vesting Suburban Section No 46, Block IX, Opunake District, in Opunake Harbour Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 118 was repealed, as from 1 October 1938, by section 15 Opunake Harbour Act 1938 (1938 No 9(L)).

119 Authorizing Auckland Harbour Board to lease certain land to Birkenhead Borough Council for recreation purposes
  • (1) Whereas the land hereinafter described has, notwithstanding anything contained or omitted in any deed or instrument or any special Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand or in any Order in Council, become indefeasibly vested in the Auckland Harbour Board (hereinafter termed the Board) under the provisions of the Harbours Act 1950, for an estate in fee-simple: And whereas the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Birkenhead (hereinafter termed the Corporation) is desirous of leasing the said land from the said Board for a term of sixty years for the purpose of a recreation reserve: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Auckland Harbour Board is hereby empowered to grant a lease to the Corporation for the term of sixty years of the land hereinafter described, on such terms and conditions and at such rent as shall be agreed between the Board and the Corporation, and the said land shall be held by the Corporation under such lease for recreation purposes.

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

    All that land in the Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement three roods four decimal ninety-five perches, more or less, bounded as follows: Commencing at the south-west corner of the land within the Borough of Birkenhead marked as Lot No 3 on the plan deposited in the office of the Registrar of Deeds, at Auckland, as No 9035; thence in a south-westerly direction, 105.84 links and 234.03 links, on a bearing of 224° 30′ 30″; thence in a south-easterly direction, 5 links, on a bearing of 158° 28′; thence in an easterly direction, 232.4 links, on a bearing of 93° 22′ 30″; thence in a north-easterly direction, 274.54 links, on a bearing of 72° 31′ 30″; thence in a north-westerly direction, 167.8 links, on a bearing of 342° 31′ 30″; thence in a south-westerly direction, 39.55 links, on a bearing of 227° 33′; thence in a westerly direction, 183.5 links, on a bearing of 284° 11′ to the commencing-point: as shown upon the said plan No 9035, deposited in the office of the Registrar of Deeds, at Auckland.

    The Harbours Act 1908 (1908 No 75) was repealed, as from 1 January 1924, by section 259(1) Harbours Act 1923 (1923 No 40). That Act was in turn repealed, as from 15 October 1950, by section 269(1) Harbours Act 1950 (1950 No 34).

120 Schedule to Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland Special Powers Act 1909, amended
  • The Schedule to the Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland Special Powers Act 1909, is hereby amended by omitting therefrom the words Allotments 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, and 50, Parish of Takapuna.

121 Special fishing licenses to Maoris in Rotorua Acclimatization District
  • [Repealed]

    Section 121 was repealed, as from 11 September 1926, by section 17 Native Land Amendment and Native Land Claims Adjustment Act 1926 (1926 No 64).

122 Changing purpose of reserves in Te Araroa Maori Township, Hawke's Bay
  • Whereas by warrant dated the twenty-fourth day of January, nineteen hundred and five, and published in the Gazette of the twenty-seventh day of the same month, Section No 33 of Te Araroa Maori Township, containing fifteen acres two roods twenty-four perches, was set apart as a Maori allotment and vested in His Majesty in trust for the Maori owners: And whereas by virtue of the provisions of section four of the Native Townships Act 1910, the said land was subsequently vested in the Tairawhiti District Maori Land Board in trust for the owners beneficially entitled thereto: And whereas by another warrant, dated the same date and published in the same Gazette, Section No 21 of the said township, containing ten acres, more or less, was vested in His Majesty for the purpose of recreation: And whereas it is desired to exchange the purposes for which the said sections have been respectively set apart: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The Tairawhiti District Maori Land Board is hereby authorized, without further authority than this section, to transfer to His Majesty the said Section No 33, Te Araroa Maori Township, free from all trusts and incumbrances affecting the same, and on the completion of such transfer the Governor may, by notification in the Gazette, cancel the reservation for the purpose of recreation over Section No 21 of the said township, and may, by warrant under his hand, authorize the issue of a certificate of title to the Tairawhiti District Maori Land Board in respect of the said Section No 21, to hold the same in trust for the persons who are the beneficial owners of the said Section No 33 immediately prior to its transfer to the Crown pursuant to this section.

    • (b) The said Section No 33, Te Araroa Maori Township, shall when transferred to the Crown pursuant to this section be deemed to be reserved for the purpose of public recreation, and shall be subject to the provisions of Part 2 of the Public Reserves and Domains Act 1908, and be known as Te Araroa Domain.

    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).

123 Changing purpose of reservation of part of Apiti Domain
  • (1) Whereas it is desired to change the purpose of an area of not more than nine acres and a half now reserved for recreation purposes, and forming part of the Apiti Domain, in the Wellington Land District, and to set aside the said area as a site for a drill-shed and otherwise for military or defence purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Governor may, by notice in the Gazette, cancel the reservation for recreation purposes over such part (not exceeding nine acres and a half) of the Apiti Domain as he thinks fit, and shall set apart the said area as a site for a drill-shed and otherwise for military or defence purposes.

    (2) The land so set aside shall thereupon become subject to the provisions of section seventy-five of the Defence Amendment Act 1912, as if the land had been vested in His Majesty pursuant to that section.

    (3) The land reserved for military or defence purposes pursuant to this section and the drill-shed erected thereon shall be available for use by the public in such manner and to such extent as may be agreed on by the Apiti Domain Board and the Governor or the Board of Management appointed in respect thereof under subsection five of section seventy-five of the Defence Amendment Act 1912.

124 Provisions to apply in cases of leases by Greymouth Borough Council of certain reserves
  • The following provisions shall have effect with respect to Reserves Nos 1425, 1426, 1427, and 1485, in the Greymouth Survey District:—

    • (a) In any case where any portion of the said reserves is about to be leased and there exist thereon buildings or other bona fide improvements which have been erected or made by any person to whom the Greymouth Borough Council had before the twentieth day of October, nineteen hundred and thirteen, granted a lease or agreed to grant a lease, or to whom any such lease has been assigned, such person (hereinafter called the occupier) shall be entitled as against the incoming lessee to valuation for such improvements.

    • (b) The amount of such valuation shall be assessed by two valuators, one to be appointed by the Greymouth Harbour Board (hereinafter called the owner) and one by the occupier; but if the occupier fails to appoint a valuator within two weeks after being requested by the owner in writing so to do, then the owner shall appoint the valuator whom the occupier has failed to appoint. In the event of such valuators being unable to agree they shall appoint an umpire, whose decision shall be final and conclusive. The fees to be paid to the valuators and umpire, if any, shall be paid by the occupier.

    • (c) Each portion of the said reserves on which there exist buildings or improvements as aforesaid and which shall be offered for lease shall be offered subject to the condition that the lessee shall, within fourteen days after being declared the lessee of such portion of the said reserves, pay to the owner the amount of valuation in respect of such portion of the said reserves, and the owner may pay the same or any part thereof to the occupier or, in its discretion, to any mortgagee, pledgee, or lienee claiming under and from the occupier without the owner being liable to refund the same or any part thereof.

    • (d) Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to validate any lease or leases granted as aforesaid by the Greymouth Borough Council or to give any occupier any claim against the owner in respect of any such buildings or other improvements.

    • (e) The owner may insert in any lease of any portion of the said reserves provisions to the following effect, namely:—

      • (i) That if the owner requires the land comprised in such lease for any purpose connected with the construction, improvement, extension, or maintenance of any harbour-works at Greymouth, then the owner may terminate such lease upon one year's notice to the lessee; and that upon the expiration of such notice the owner may resume possession of such land, and shall pay to such lessee, or such other person as the owner shall consider entitled thereto, compensation in respect of the buildings and fences actually existing on such land at the expiration of such notice, but not in respect of any other matter or thing:

        Provided that the lessee or such other person shall be entitled to compensation in respect of only a one-half share or interest in any dividing-fences.

      • (ii) That if the owner shall decide that it will not again lease the land comprised in any lease at the expiration thereof, then the owner shall pay to the lessee, or such other person as the owner shall consider entitled thereto, compensation in respect of the buildings and fences actually existing on such land at the expiration of such lease:

        Provided that the compensation in respect of dividing-fences shall be limited as mentioned in subparagraph (i) hereof.

      • (iii) That compensation as aforesaid shall be assessed by two arbitrators or their umpire, and such arbitration shall be conducted subject to such conditions as the owner shall determine:

        Provided that paragraphs five, six, seven, eight, and fourteen of Schedule 1 to the Public Bodies' Leases Act 1908, shall be applicable to such arbitration.

    Paragraph (e) was substituted, as from 5 November 1914, by section 75 Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1914 (1914 No 70).

125 Certain land held in trust for a public cemetery to be held as a reserve for general purposes
  • Whereas the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Gisborne, for and on behalf of the Gisborne Borough Council, are seised of an estate in fee-simple in all that piece or parcel of land situate in the District of Poverty Bay, containing by admeasurement forty-five acres three roods thirty-three perches, more or less, being Subdivision 1E, part of Subdivisions 1A and 1F of a block of land called or known by the name of Awapuni No 1, and also blocks of land called or known by the name of Awapuni No 2 and Waiohiharore No 3, delineated on the plan marked SG 47916, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon edged with purple, and being all the land comprised and described in certificate of title, Register-book, Volume 39, folio 161, Poverty Bay Registry: And whereas such land is so vested in the Gisborne Borough Council in trust for a public cemetery: And whereas there have been no interments in such site, and it is considered that it is not a proper place for a public cemetery: And whereas the Borough of Gisborne is provided with a suitable cemetery elsewhere, and it is desirable that the purpose for which the reserve was purchased and set apart should be changed, and that it should be granted to the Corporation of the Borough of Gisborne as a reserve for general-utility purposes: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    From and after the passing of this Act the Corporation of the Borough of Gisborne shall hold the said land freed and discharged from the trust of a public cemetery, and in lieu thereof shall hold the same as a reserve for general-utility purposes.

126 Validating certain leases of Auckland University College Endowment, and providing for renewal thereof
  • (1) Whereas under the Auckland University College Reserves Act 1885, the lands hereinafter described were vested in the Council of the University of Auckland with power to lease the same: And whereas by Proclamation bearing date the first day of November, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, and published in the Gazette of the fifteenth day of December of the same year, the said lands were declared to be subject to the provisions of sections one hundred and seventy-three to one hundred and eighty-six, inclusive, of Part 5 of the Land Act 1892 (relating to small grazing-runs): And whereas by Proclamation dated the twenty-seventh day of February, nineteen hundred and twelve, and published in the Gazette of the seventh day of March of the same year, the first-mentioned Proclamation was revoked: And whereas leases of portions of the said lands were, after the making of the first-mentioned Proclamation and prior to the revocation thereof, granted by the Land Board of the Auckland Land District, for and on behalf of the Council of the University of Auckland, to various persons, such leases being executed by the then Commissioner of Crown Lands on behalf of the said Land Board, and being upon the same terms and conditions as those upon which the said Board was empowered by the Land Act 1892, to grant leases of small grazing-runs: And whereas doubts have arisen as to the rights and powers of the lessees and of the Council of the University of Auckland respectively in respect of the said leases, and of the renewal thereof, and in respect of other matters relating thereto: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) Every lease of the said lands which has been granted as aforesaid by the Auckland Land Board shall be and be deemed to have been valid and effectual.

    • (b) Immediately upon the expiration or other determination of the term of any such lease the existing lessee or lessees shall, notwithstanding anything contained in the Auckland University College Reserves Act 1885, be entitled to and the Council of the University of Auckland shall offer to him or them a new lease of that part of the said lands included in the then expired lease, and the provisions of sections two hundred and eighteen to two hundred and twenty-two of the Land Act 1908, shall be deemed to be incorporated herein, subject as hereinafter mentioned.

    • (c) In the case of any such existing lease expiring within one year from the passing of this Act the said sections two hundred and eighteen to two hundred and twenty-two of the Land Act 1908, shall apply thereto: Provided that the necessary steps to be taken thereunder may be taken within six months after the expiration of any such last-mentioned lease, instead of during the currency thereof, and during such period of six months or until the execution of a new lease by the lessors within such period the existing lessee shall pay the rent reserved by his expired lease.

    • (d) The new leases to be granted as aforesaid shall, except as expressly modified hereby, contain and be subject to all the covenants, provisions, stipulations, conditions, and restrictions contained or implied in the existing leases of the said lands.

    • (e) No right or option on the part of the lessee to purchase the freehold of the land comprised in any such lease shall be conferred or implied therein.

    (2) The lands to which this section relates are particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Parish of Waimana, in the Auckland Land District, being subdivisions of Section No 245—namely, Run No 1 (one thousand six hundred and forty acres), Run No 2 (two thousand two hundred and forty-four acres), Run No 3 (one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven acres), Run No 4 (one thousand two hundred and eighty-three acres), Run No 5 (one thousand eight hundred and three acres), and Run No 6 (one thousand one hundred and seventy-one acres).

    (3) The Council of the University of Auckland is hereby authorized, with the consent of the Governor in Council and on such terms and conditions as the Governor in Council may approve, to sell to the lessees of the lands hereinbefore referred to the lands respectively comprised in their leases.

    (4) All the monies received by the said Council in respect of the sale of the said lands, after deducting any necessary costs or charges, shall be expended by the said Council in the purchase of other land or invested on first mortgage on freehold property or in New Zealand Government or municipal debentures or stock, such other land or investments to be held in trust for the purposes of the Auckland University College Endowment.

    Subsections (3) and (4) were inserted, as from 5 November 1914, by section 26 Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Endowment Act 1914 (1914 No 70).

    Subsection (4) was amended, as from 12 October 1915, by section 26 Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1915 (1915 No 68) by inserting the words or invested on first mortgage on freehold property or in New Zealand Government or municipal debentures or stock, such other land or investments.

    The words Council of the University of Auckland were substituted, as from 16 October 1957, for the words Auckland University College Council pursuant to section 5(2) University of Auckland Amendment Act 1957 (1957 No 25).

127 Taumarunui Borough Council authorized to lease part of land taken for purpose of municipal market-place
  • Whereas by Proclamation dated the thirteenth day of March, nineteen hundred and twelve, and published in the Gazette of the twenty-first day of the same month, certain land, being Block XVIII, Township of Taumarunui, situated in Block I, Piopiotea Survey District, in the Auckland Land District, containing thirty-four acres two roods eight perches, more or less, was taken under the Public Works Act 1908, for the purposes of a municipal market-place and vested in the Corporation of the said borough: And whereas part of the said land is not required for the purposes of a municipal market-place, and it is desired to authorize the Taumarunui Borough Council to lease the part not so required: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Taumarunui Borough Council is hereby authorized to lease, on such terms and conditions as it thinks fit, such part of the land hereinbefore referred to as it thinks fit, not exceeding in the whole an area of twelve acres three roods twenty-four perches.

    Section 127 was amended, as from 29 August 1923, by omitting the words Provided that the total period of any lease issued pursuant to this section, together with the period of any lease issued in renewal thereof, shall not exceed forty two years.

128 Constitution of Egmont National Park Board altered
  • [Repealed]

    Section 128 was repealed, as from 1 January 1925, by section 33(1) Egmont National Park Act 1924 (1924 No 60).

129 Authorizing exchange of certain land in Annan Settlement for certain private land
  • (1) Whereas Section No 14, Blocks X, XI, and XIV, Waiau Survey District (Annan Settlement), in the Canterbury Land District, containing nine hundred and ninety-three acres, is held under lease in perpetuity granted on the twenty-seventh day of November, nineteen hundred and three: And whereas it is desirable that portion of the said section, containing sixteen acres two roods, should be exchanged for an area of sixteen acres two roods four perches, being parts of Lots Nos 142 and 310, Square 85, Block XIV, Waiau Survey District: And whereas the owner of the said lease in perpetuity has agreed to the said exchange being made: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    On the transfer to His Majesty of the fee-simple of the land described in subsection two hereof, free from incumbrance, the Governor shall by Proclamation declare that the land described in subsection three hereof shall as from the date of the Proclamation cease to be land comprised in the lease in perpetuity hereinbefore referred to, and that the land transferred to His Majesty as aforesaid shall be deemed to be land comprised in the said lease as from the said date, and the said Proclamation shall have effect according to the tenor thereof.

    (2) The land to be transferred to His Majesty pursuant to this section is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement sixteen acres two roods four perches, more or less, being part of Lots Nos 142 and 310, Square 85, Block XIV, Waiau Survey District: bounded towards the north-east by Lot No 14, Annan Settlement; towards the south-east by part of Lot No 4, deposited plan No 2161; and towards the north-east by Lot No 14, Annan Settlement: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19291/238, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    (3) The land now comprised in the lease in perpetuity hereinbefore referred to and to be excluded therefrom pursuant to this section is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement sixteen acres two roods, more or less, being part of Lot No 14, Annan Settlement, Block XIV, Waiau Survey District: bounded towards the east by Lot No 4, deposited plan No 2161; towards the west generally by the River Stanton; and towards the north by Reserve No 3652: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 19291/238, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered yellow.

    (4) On the issue of a Proclamation under this section the Governor shall, by warrant under his hand, authorize the issue of a certificate of title to the land excluded from the lease in perpetuity in favour of the transferor of the land transferred to His Majesty under this section.

    (5) All mortgages, charges, or other incumbrances existing on the date of the Proclamation aforesaid in respect of the land comprised in the lease in perpetuity shall thereafter be deemed to exist in respect of the land comprised in the said lease as affected by the Proclamation, and the land excluded from the said lease shall thereupon cease to be subject to all such mortgages, charges, and incumbrances.

130 Authorizing exchange of land between His Majesty and the South Waimakariri River Board
  • (1) Whereas the land described in subsection two hereof is vested in the South Waimakariri River Board in trust for the improvement and protection of the Waimakariri River: And whereas the said land is required for the purposes of a defence training-ground, and the said River Board has consented to transfer to His Majesty its interest in the said land, and to accept in exchange therefor the Crown land described in section three hereof: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    • (a) The South Waimakariri River Board is hereby authorized to transfer to His Majesty the land described in subsection two hereof, and on the completion of such transfer the Governor shall, by warrant under his hand, authorize the issue of a certificate of title in favour of the said Board in respect of the area of Crown land hereinafter described.

    • (b) The lands hereinbefore referred to shall remain subject to all existing leases, licenses, mortgages, and other interests or incumbrances.

    • (c) The land to be transferred to the said River Board pursuant to this section shall be held by it in trust for the improvement and protection of the Waimakariri River, and the land transferred to His Majesty shall be held as a permanent training-ground for defence purposes.

    (2) The land to be transferred to His Majesty by the South Waimakariri River Board pursuant to this section is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement nine thousand and ninety-one acres, more or less, being part of Reserve No 947 and the whole of Reserves Nos 2464, 2465, 2466, 2467, and 2470: bounded by a line commencing at the junction of Clarkson's Road with the road along the right bank of the Waimakariri River: thence southerly along said road, 6215 links; thence along a line bearing 161° 19′ 30″, distance 2298.8 links; thence along the southern boundaries of Rural Sections Nos 4701, 3004, and 3002 to Guy's Road; thence along Guy's Road to the north-eastern corner of Rural Section No 2097; thence along the northern boundaries of Rural Section Nos 2097, 2645, 2771, 2957, 4574, 34093, 34297, 6327, 34872, 5195, 7688, 5194, and 34873 to and across Dawson and Waimakariri Road; thence along that road to Reserve No 1451: thence along the northern and western boundaries of that reserve to the road forming the northern boundary of Rural Section No 37056; thence westerly along that road, the northern boundaries of Rural Sections Nos 32829, 28129, Reserve No 1050, Rural Section No 14152, Reserve No 1247, a road-line, and Rural Sections Nos 6453 and 32826 to a fence-line; thence along the said fence-line, bearing 8° 58′ 30″ and 9° 5′, 7984.3 links, to the road reserve along the right bank of the Waimakariri River: and thence along the southern side of that road to the commencing-point: save and excepting thereout Rural Section No 9787, coloured green, and such road-lines as are included within the above-described boundaries, coloured burnt sienna: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 7294/B, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered pink.

    (3) The land to be transferred to the said River Board pursuant to this section is particularly described as follows:—

    All that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement thirty-seven thousand three hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 118A: bounded towards the north by the Rakaia River; towards the east generally by Pastoral Run No 119; towards the south by Pastoral Run No 115; and towards the west by Pastoral Runs Nos 117 and 118: save and excepting thereout Rural Section No 34563 and such road-lines as are included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 7294/A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered green.

    Also all that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement fifty-two thousand six hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 115: bounded towards the north by the road reserve along the shores of Lake Heron, Crown land, and Pastoral Runs Nos 117 and 118A; towards the east by Pastoral Runs Nos 119, 102, and 104; towards the south generally by Rural Sections Nos 31190, 31257, 31258, 31259, and 30988, and the Ashburton River; towards the west by the said Ashburton River and Pastoral Runs Nos 203 and 116: save and excepting thereout Rural Sections Nos 9214, 15874, 30666, 30667, 30668, 32726, 32727, 34529, and 36708, and such road-lines as are included within the above boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 7294/A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    Also all that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement one thousand five hundred acres, more or less, being Pastoral Run No 203: bounded towards the north-east by Pastoral Run No 115 and Rural Section No 30666; towards the east by Pastoral Run No 115; towards the south-west by the Ashburton River; and towards the north-west by Run No 116: save and excepting thereout Rural Section No 34249 and two small lakes which are included in the above-described boundaries: as the same is delineated on the plan marked L and S 7294/A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered yellow.