Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995

21 Vesting of Te Rapa and Hopuhopu land in name of Pootatau Te Wherowhero
  • (1) On the date on which this section comes into force,—

    • (a) the Te Rapa land and the Hopuhopu land shall, by virtue of this section, vest in the land holding trustee upon the trusts declared in the trust deed for the land holding trust; and

    • (b) the land holding trustee shall be deemed to have directed in writing under section 19(1)(a) that the Te Rapa land and the Hopuhopu land shall be registered in the name of Pootatau Te Wherowhero.

    (2) As soon as practicable after the date on which this section comes into force, the District Land Registrar shall, after any surveys that are necessary have been completed, issue certificates of title under the Land Transfer Act 1952 for the Te Rapa land and the Hopuhopu land in the name of Pootatau Te Wherowhero, and those certificates of title—

    • (a) shall be subject to sections 10 and 11 of the Crown Minerals Act 1991 and to Part 4A of the Conservation Act 1987 (as applied by subsection (5)); and

    • (b) shall be subject to, and shall have the benefit of, any relevant easements, encumbrances, restrictions, and other interests.

    (3) In this section, the term Hopuhopu land means—

    • (a) all that piece of land containing 50.4750 hectares, more or less, being Allotment 541, Parish of Pepepe, as shown on ML 22198, lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor at Hamilton; and

    • (b) all those pieces of land containing together 137.8640 hectares, more or less, being Allotments 386 to 390, Komakorau Parish, as shown on ML 22197, lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor at Hamilton.

    (4) In this section, the term Te Rapa land means all that piece of land containing 29.1710 hectares, more or less, being Section 1, SO 59507, as shown on SO Plan 59507, lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor at Hamilton.

    (5) Each vesting of land in the land holding trustee by subsection (1)(a) shall be deemed to be a disposition of land by the Crown for the purposes of Part 4A of the Conservation Act 1987.