Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985

Reprint as at 23 September 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985

(SR 1985/258)

David Beattie, Governor-General

Order in Council

At the Government Buildings at Wellington this 30th day of September 1985

Present:
The Hon K T Wetere presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.

Pursuant to section 56 of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title and commencement
2Interpretation
3Number of members
4Representation of specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries
5Enrolment of beneficiaries of the Aupouri Maori Trust Board [Revoked]
5AMajority of members of Te Runanga o Ngati Porou to be nga nohokainga [Revoked]
5BManner of elections for membership of Te Runanga o Ngati Porou [Revoked]
5CManner of elections for membership of Te Runanga o Ngati Awa [Revoked]
5DHui pooti [Revoked]
5EReturning Officer and Assistant Returning Officers [Revoked]
5FDate, venue, and notice of hui pooti [Revoked]
5GNotice of voters not on roll of beneficiaries [Revoked]
5HSecret ballot [Revoked]
5IVoting by post by voters with medical or physical disability [Revoked]
5JClosing of poll [Revoked]
5KCounting of votes [Revoked]
6Public notice of calling of nominations
7Nomination papers
8Copy of roll to be sent to Returning Officer
9Ballot papers
10Voter to make declaration
11Death of candidate
12Custody of returned ballot papers
13Checking and marking roll
14Counting of votes
15Retention of voting records
16Expenses and remuneration of Returning Officer
17Transitional provision in respect of Aupouri Maori Trust Board [Revoked]
18Revocations
Gazette Information
Reprint notes

Regulations

1 Title and commencement

(1)

These regulations may be cited as the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985.

(2)

These regulations shall come into force on 1 November 1985.

2 Interpretation

In these regulations the Act means the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955.

3 Number of members

Each board shall have the number of members set out opposite its name in Schedule 1.

4 Representation of specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries

In the case of each board specified in the first column of Schedule 2, each member shall be elected to represent a specific section or division of the beneficiaries; and the number of members to represent each specific section or division shall be the number set out in the second column of that schedule opposite the description of that section or division in the third column of that schedule.

5 Enrolment of beneficiaries of the Aupouri Maori Trust Board
[Revoked]

Regulation 5: revoked, on 23 September 2015, by section 207(2) of the Te Aupouri Claims Settlement Act 2015 (2015 No 77).

5A Majority of members of Te Runanga o Ngati Porou to be nga nohokainga
[Revoked]

Regulation 5A: revoked, on 6 April 2012, by section 156(1) of the Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012 (2012 No 31).

5B Manner of elections for membership of Te Runanga o Ngati Porou
[Revoked]

Regulation 5B: revoked, on 27 August 1999, by regulation 2 of the Maori Trust Boards Amendment Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/275).

5C Manner of elections for membership of Te Runanga o Ngati Awa
[Revoked]

Regulation 5C: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

5D Hui pooti
[Revoked]

Regulation 5D: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005(2005 No 1 (P)).

5E Returning Officer and Assistant Returning Officers
[Revoked]

Regulation 5E: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005(2005 No 1 (P)).

5F Date, venue, and notice of hui pooti
[Revoked]

Regulation 5F: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

5G Notice of voters not on roll of beneficiaries
[Revoked]

Regulation 5G: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

5H Secret ballot
[Revoked]

Regulation 5H: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

5I Voting by post by voters with medical or physical disability
[Revoked]

Regulation 5I: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

5J Closing of poll
[Revoked]

Regulation 5J: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

5K Counting of votes
[Revoked]

Regulation 5K: revoked, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(1) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

6 Public notice of calling of nominations

The public notice required by section 46 of the Act to be given to beneficiaries of the fact that nominations are called for election to membership of the board shall be in the form set out in Schedule 4.

7 Nomination papers

(1)

Where there are no specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries, nomination papers shall be in the form set out in Schedule 5.

(2)

Where there are specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries, nomination papers shall be in the form set out in Schedule 6.

8 Copy of roll to be sent to Returning Officer

(1)

The secretary of each board shall, not later than 3 clear days before the last day fixed under section 52 of the Act for the receipt of ballot papers by the Returning Officer in any case where an election is required under section 48 of the Act, forward to the Returning Officer the document or the various documents constituting the roll of the board’s beneficiaries, showing clearly, in any case where a parliamentary roll of electors is used, the manner in which the board’s beneficiaries are identified on that roll.

(2)

At the same time, the secretary of the board shall also forward to the Returning Officer—

(a)

a copy of the resolution of the board approving the roll for the purposes of the election; and

(b)

the total number of ballot papers printed, issued, and not issued; and

(c)

the total number of beneficiaries on the roll; and

(d)

if there are specific sections or divisions of the beneficiaries, the total number in each section or division.

(3)

If there are no specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries, the beneficiaries shall be numbered consecutively on the roll.

(4)

If there are specific sections or divisions of the beneficiaries, those in each section or division shall be given a consecutive number preceded by the section or division number and a hyphen.

9 Ballot papers

(1)

Where there are no specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries, the ballot papers shall be in the form set out in Schedule 7.

(2)

Where there are specific sections or divisions of beneficiaries, the ballot papers shall be in the form set out in Schedule 8, and the ballot papers for each division shall be printed on different coloured paper.

(3)

The ballot paper issued to each beneficiary shall have entered on it the beneficiary’s roll number and shall be posted to the beneficiary, together with a business reply envelope addressed to the Returning Officer and having on its outside on the left-hand top corner the beneficiary’s roll number.

10 Voter to make declaration

Every beneficiary who casts a vote shall at the same time sign a declaration in the form set out in Schedule 9.

11 Death of candidate

(1)

Except as provided in subclause (2), if a candidate who has been nominated for election dies during the period commencing with the closing date for nominations and ending with the date fixed for the election, the election shall be postponed; and, in such a case, a new closing date for nominations and a new election shall be appointed by Order in Council under section 55 of the Act.

(2)

Where the deceased candidate was nominated for election to represent a specific section or division of beneficiaries, that candidate’s death shall not affect the election of candidates nominated to represent any other section or division of beneficiaries.

12 Custody of returned ballot papers

All envelopes containing ballot papers received by the Returning Officer up to the closing date of the poll shall be placed and kept by the Returning Officer in a locked ballot box until the counting of the votes.

13 Checking and marking roll

(1)

Before any envelope containing a ballot paper is opened, the Returning Officer shall rule with a ballot pencil a line through the entry on the roll corresponding with the number on the envelope.

(2)

If, on any such check, it appears that a beneficiary may have voted more than once, the envelopes containing the apparent plural votes shall be put aside for investigation after the other votes have been counted.

(3)

When the checking has been completed, the marked roll shall be signed by the Returning Officer and the checking officer, and by any scrutineers present, and then placed in an envelope which shall be sealed.

14 Counting of votes

(1)

After the roll has been placed in an envelope and the envelope sealed, the envelopes containing the ballot papers shall be opened in the presence of any scrutineers who have been appointed and are present, and of a checking officer appointed by the Returning Officer.

(2)

The checking officer shall be either a Justice of the Peace or some other person approved for the purpose by the Secretary for Maori Affairs.

(3)

The result of the voting shall, after the votes have been counted, be recorded in triplicate in the form set out in Schedule 10.

(4)

Two copies of the results statement duly signed shall be forwarded to the secretary of the board, who shall thereupon transmit 1 copy to the Secretary for Maori Affairs.

(5)

If any envelopes containing apparent plural votes are insufficient in number to affect the new membership of the board or of any specific section or division, as the case may require, the result of the election may be declared without first checking the validity of the disputed votes; but, if the result could be affected, the result shall not be declared until the disputed votes have been either allowed or disallowed after investigation by the Returning Officer.

(6)

In any case where 2 or more persons receive an equal number of votes and 1 or more (but not all) of them would have received sufficient votes to be elected had 1 or more of the persons receiving the same number of votes received 1 vote less, the Returning Officer shall exercise a casting vote to determine which 1 or more of the persons in question shall be deemed to have been elected.

15 Retention of voting records

All ballot papers and other voting records shall be kept by the Returning Officer for at least 3 months after the declaration of the result of the election.

16 Expenses and remuneration of Returning Officer

Each board shall, within 6 weeks of demand being made, pay to the Returning Officer all expenses properly incurred by the Returning Officer in connection with the election, and such sum by way of remuneration for the Returning Officer’s services as may be fixed by the Minister.

17 Transitional provision in respect of Aupouri Maori Trust Board
[Revoked]

Regulation 17: revoked, on 23 September 2015, by section 207(2) of the Te Aupouri Claims Settlement Act 2015 (2015 No 77).

18 Revocations

The regulations specified in Schedule 11 are hereby revoked.

Schedule 1 Membership of boards

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Name of boardNumber of members
Aorangi Maori Trust Board7
Hauraki Maori Trust Board12
Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board11
Taitokerau Maori Trust Board8
Taranaki Maori Trust Board8
Tauranga Moana Maori Trust Board15
Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua11
Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board10
Waikato Raupatu Trustee Company Limited15
Wairoa-Waikaremoana Maori Trust Board10
Whakatohea Maori Trust Board12

Schedule 1: amended, on 23 September 2015, by regulation 207(3) of the Te Aupouri Claims Settlement Act 2015 (2015 No 77).

Schedule 1: amended, on 28 July 2014, by section 108(2) of the Tūhoe Claims Settlement Act 2014 (2014 No 50).

Schedule 1: amended, on 6 April 2012, by section 156(2) of the Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012 (2012 No 31).

Schedule 1: amended, on 26 September 2006, by section 100(1) of the Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Act 2006 (2006 No 43).

Schedule 1: amended, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(2) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

Schedule 1: amended, on 30 April 1999, pursuant to clause 3 of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act Commencement Order 1999 (SR 1999/110).

Schedule 1: amended, on 24 April 1996, by section 36(1) of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996 (1996 No 1 (P)).

Schedule 1: amended, on 27 August 1993, by regulation 2 of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 6 (SR 1993/249).

Schedule 1: amended, on 9 December 1991, by section 40 of the Orakei Act 1991 (1991 No 122).

Schedule 1: amended, on 28 September 1990, by regulation 2 of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 4 (SR 1990/257).

Schedule 1: amended, on 16 August 1990, by regulation 2 of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 3 (SR 1990/167).

Schedule 2 Number of representatives of specific sections or divisions

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Name of boardNumber of representatives of specific sections or divisionsSpecific sections or divisions represented
Hauraki Maori Trust Board1

The Ngati Hako division principally located in the districts of Waitoki and Tirohia

1

The Ngati Hei division principally located in the Whitianga district

1

The Ngati Maru division principally located in the Thames district

1

The Ngati Paoa division principally located in the Kaiaua and the western side of the Hauraki Gulf

1

The Patukirikiri division principally located in the Coromandel district

1

The Ngati Porou ki Harataunga ki Mataora division principally located in the districts of Mataora, and Harataunga (otherwise know as “Kennedy’s Bay”)

1

The Ngati Pukenga ki Waiau division principally located in the Manaia district

1

The Ngati Rahiri-Tumutumu division principally located in the Te Aroha district

1

The Ngai Tai division principally located in the Maraetai district

1

The Ngati Tamatera division principally located in the Paeroa district and the eastern side of Hauraki Gulf

1

The Ngati Tara Tokanui division principally located in the Paeroa district

1

The Ngati Whanaunga division principally located in the districts of Manaia and Coromandel

Maniapoto Maori Trust Board1

Rereahu Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Te Miringa Te Kakara
Mangapeehi
Te Hape
Te Ihingarangi
1

Mokau Ki Runga Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Maniaroa
Mokau Kohunui
Napinapi
Paemate
Te Kawau Papakainga
1

Tuhua/Hikurangi Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Nga Hapu (Ohura)
Kaitupeka
Te Koura
Manu Ariki
Te Rongoroa
Waipu
Tuwhenua
Peetania
Wharauroa
1

Hauauru Ki Uta Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Marokopa
Pohatuiri
Tokikapu
Kapatuhi
Te Kauae
Te Korapatu
Rere a Manu
1

Nehenehenui Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Purekireki
Te Kopua
Mangatoatoa
Kahotea
Te Keeti
Tarewaanga
Turitea
Te Kohitanga
Ko Te Hokingamai ki te Nehenehenui
Te Whakaaro Kotahi Hiona
Kakepuku Papakainga
1

Te Tokanganui a Noho Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Te Kumi
Oparure
Te Tokanganui a noho
Motiti
Tomotuki
Mangarama
Te Ahoroa
Te Piruru
Tane Hopuwai
1

Ngā Tai o Kawhia Regional Management Committee, comprising the following marae:

Te Mahoe
Tokopiko
Mokoroa
Mokai Kainga
Rakaunui
Taitokerau Maori Trust Board1

Te Aupouri division, comprising all beneficiaries wherever residing who belong to tribal groups principally located in the Houhora and Awanui Ridings of the County of Mangonui, including boroughs and town districts within or adjoining the said boundaries

1

Te Rarawa division, comprising all beneficiaries wherever residing who belong to tribal groups principally located in the Kaitaia and Ahipara Ridings of the County of Mangonui and the Whangape, Motukaraka, Kohukohu, and Mangamuka Ridings of the County of Hokianga, including boroughs and town districts within or adjoining the said boundaries

1

The Ngatikahu division, comprising all beneficiaries wherever residing who belong to tribal groups principally located within the boundaries of the Awanui, Victoria Valley, Oturu, and Mangonui Ridings of the County of Mangonui, including boroughs and town districts within or adjoining the said boundaries

1

The Ngatiwhatua and Uriohau divisions, comprising all beneficiaries wherever residing who belong to tribal groups principally located within the boundaries of the City of Auckland, the Counties of Otamatea, Rodney, and Waitemata, and the Waipoua, Tutamoe, Kaihu, Awakino, Tangowahine, Arapohue, Aratapu, Okahu, and Kopuru Ridings of the County of Hobson, including boroughs and town districts within or adjoining the said boundaries

1

The Ngapuhi ki Whangaroa division, comprising all Ngapuhi beneficiaries who reside within the boundaries of the County of Whangaroa or the Waihou Riding of the County of Hokianga or within any borough or independent town district within or adjoining the said boundaries and all Ngapuhi beneficiaries not residing within the area of any other Ngapuhi division who claim association with the Ngapuhi ki Whangaroa division

1

The Ngapuhi ki Waimate division, comprising all Ngapuhi beneficiaries who reside within the boundaries of the Kerikeri, Okaihau, or Waimate Ridings of the County of Bay of Islands or within any borough or independent town district within or adjoining the said boundaries and all Ngapuhi beneficiaries not residing within the area of any other Ngapuhi division who claim association with the Ngapuhi ki Waimate division

1

The Ngapuhi Taumarere ki Hokianga Tonga division, comprising all Ngapuhi beneficiaries who reside within the boundaries of the Horeke, Taheke, Rawene, or Omapere Ridings of the County of Hokianga or the Pakaraka, Mataraua, Tautoro, Kawakawa, Russell, or Towai Ridings of the County of Bay of Islands or within any borough or independent town district within or adjoining the said boundaries and all Ngapuhi beneficiaries not residing within the area of any other Ngapuhi division who claim association with the Ngapuhi Taumarere ki Hokianga Tonga division

1

The Ngapuhi ki Whangarei division, comprising all Ngapuhi beneficiaries who reside within the boundaries of the County of Whangarei or the Tangiteroria, Maungaru, or Omana Ridings of the County of Hobson or within any city, borough, or independent town district within or adjoining the said boundaries and all Ngapuhi beneficiaries not residing within the area of any other Ngapuhi division who claim association with the Ngapuhi ki Whangarei division

Taranaki Maori Trust Board1Atiawa tribe
1Ngati Mutunga tribe
1Ngati Maru tribe
1Ngati Tama tribe
1Ngati Ruanui tribe
1Ngaruahine tribe
1Ngati Taranaki tribe
1Ngarauru tribe
Tauranga Moana Maori Trust Board1Ngati Tapu hapu
1Ngai Tukairangi hapu
1Ngai Tamawhariua hapu
1Whanau a Tauwhao hapu
1Tuwhiwhia hapu
1Tauaiti hapu
1Nga Potiki hapu
1Ngati He hapu
1Ngati Pukenga hapu
1Ngai Te Ahi hapu
1Ngati Hangarau hapu
1Ngati Kahu hapu
1Ngai Tamarawaho hapu
1Ngati Ruahine hapu
1Pirirakau hapu
Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua1

Orakei Takiwa, comprising Ngati Whatua iwi, wherever residing, who belong to Orakei marae by direct descent

2

South Kaipara Takiwa, comprising Ngati Whatua iwi, wherever residing, who belong to Haranui, Puatahi, Reweti Te Aroha Pa, and Te Kia Ora marae by direct descent

3

Otamatea Takiwa, comprising Ngati Whatua iwi, wherever residing, who belong to Te Kiri, Te Pounga, Oruawharo, Otamatea, Arapaoa, Pouto, Waiotea, Nga Tai Whakarongorua, Te Kowhai, and Parirau marae by direct descent

1

Whangarei Takiwa, comprising Ngati Whatua iwi, wherever residing, who belong to Takahiwai, Toetoe, Korokota, and Tirarau marae by direct descent

4

Northern Wairoa Takiwa, comprising Ngati Whatua iwi, wherever residing, who belong to Naumai, Kapehu, Ripia, Oturei, Te Houhanga, Taita, Ahikiwi, Waikaraka, Tama te Uaua, Waikara, Matatina, and Pahinui marae by direct descent

Waikato Raupatu Trustee Company Limited1

The Ngati Tipa and Ngati Amaru divisions principally located in Te Puaha district

1

The Ngaitai, Ngati Tamaoho, and Ngati Koheriki divisions principally located in the Tamaki-Wairoa district

1

The Ngaitai Te Akitai, and Ngati Paretaua divisions principally located in the Uenuku district

1

The Ngati Naho, Ngati Hine, Ngati Taratikitiki, and Ngati Pou divisions principally located in the Rangiriri district

1

The Ngati Mahuta (northern section), Ngati Whawhakia, Ngati Kuiarangi, and Ngati Tai divisions principally located in the Waahi district

1

The Ngati Wairere and Ngati Makirangi divisions principally located in the Te Hoe-Tauhei district

1

The Ngati Haua division principally located in the Pukemoremore district

1

The Ngati Mahuta (southern section) and Ngati te Wehi divisions principally located in the Turangawaewae district

1

The Tainui and Ngati Tahinga divisions principally located in the Tainui district

1

The Ngati Mahanga and Ngati Tamainupo divisions principally located in the Whatawhata district

1

The Ngati Apakura division principally located in the Rangiawhia district

1

The Ngati Hikairo and Ngati Puhiawe divisions principally located in the Hauauru district

1

The Ngati Ruru and Ngati Werekoko divisions principally located in the Parawera district

1

The Ngati Paretekawa division and the Ngati Ngutu sections of the Maniapoto Tribe, principally located in the Puniu district

1

The Ngati Koroki and Ngati Raukawa ki Parehakua divisions, principally located in the Kamureti district

Wairoa-Waikaremoana Maori Trust Board1

Nuhaka Maori Committee

Whakaki Maori Committee

Mahia Maori Committee

3

Iwitea Maori Committee

Taihoa Maori Committee

Tanemitirangi Maori Committee

Takitimu Maori Committee

1

Waikaremoana Maori Committee

Putahi Maori Committee

Rangiahua Maori Committee

1Mohaka Maori Committee
1Te Reinga Maori Committee
Erepiti Maori Committee
3

Those persons who are beneficiaries by virtue of section 10 of the Lake Waikaremoana Act 1971

Whakatohea Maori Trust Board2Ngaitama sub-tribe
2Ngati Patu sub-tribe
2Ngati Rua sub-tribe
2Ngati Ngahere sub-tribe
2Ngatiira sub-tribe
2Te Upokorehe sub-tribe
Whanganui River Maori Trust Board3

The Tamaupoko division comprising beneficiaries who reside anywhere and whakapapa to Tamaupoko

3

The Hinengakau division comprising beneficiaries who reside anywhere and whakapapa to Hinengakau

3

The Tupoho division comprising beneficiaries who reside anywhere and whakapapa to Tupoho

Schedule 2: amended, on 23 September 2015, by regulation 207(4) of the Te Aupouri Claims Settlement Act 2015 (2015 No 77).

Schedule 2: amended, on 28 July 2014, by section 108(3) of the Tūhoe Claims Settlement Act 2014 (2014 No 50).

Schedule 2: amended, on 6 April 2012, by section 156(3) of the Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012 (2012 No 31).

Schedule 2: amended, on 23 May 2008, by section 7 of the Maori Trust Boards Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 33).

Schedule 2: amended, on 26 September 2006, by section 100(1) of the Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Act 2006 (2006 No 43).

Schedule 2: amended, on 25 March 2005, by section 13(2) of the Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)).

Schedule 2: amended, on 1 November 2002, by clause 11 of the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Order 2002 (SR 2002/354).

Schedule 2: amended, on 14 September 2001, by clause 6 of the Whanganui River Maori Trust Board Order 2001 (SR 2001/236).

Schedule 2: amended, on 30 April 1999, pursuant to clause 3 of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act Commencement Order 1999 (SR 1999/110).

Schedule 2: amended, on 24 April 1996, by section 36(1) of Te Runanga a Ngai Tahu Act 1996 (1996 No 1 (P)).

Schedule 2: amended, on 27 August 1993, by regulation 3 of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 6 (SR 1993/249).

Schedule 2: amended, on 28 September 1990, by regulation 3 of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 4 (SR 1990/257).

Schedule 2: amended, on 16 August 1990, by regulation 3 of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 3 (SR 1990/167).

Schedule 3 Enrolment application

r 5(3)

Aupouri Maori Trust Board

To the secretary, Aupouri Maori Trust Board, [address]

I, [full name of applicant, full address of applicant], being a member of the Aupouri Tribe for the time being residing outside the 3 areas known as the Te Kao Maori Committee area, the Te Hapua Maori Committee area, and the Ngataki area, hereby apply to have my name enrolled in the [insert Te Kao or Te Hapua or Ngataki, as the case may be] division on the following ground:

(a)

that I was born at [place of birth], being within the area covered by that division.

or

(b)

that I claim to be properly affiliated to the area covered by that division in the following way: [give details of the basis of the claim].

Dated: [place, date]

Signature of applicant:

Schedule 4 Notice to beneficiaries inviting nominations

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[Name] Maori Trust Board

Notice calling for:

(a)

nominations for election to membership of the board; and

(b)

applications for inclusion in the roll of beneficiaries.

Pursuant to section 46 of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955, the above board hereby calls for nominations for the election of [number] persons to membership of the board *(which is divided for the purpose of representation into the following sections or divisions):

Name of section or division:

Number to be elected to represent that section or division:

The board also calls upon such of its beneficiaries as have not already enrolled, being persons who have attained the age of 18 years, to apply to have their names, occupations, and addresses *(and also the section or division of the beneficiaries to which they are entitled to belong) included in the board’s roll of beneficiaries. Any enrolled beneficiary who has changed his or her occupation or address since he or she enrolled is also requested to give the board notice thereof.

The last day for receiving nominations and applications for enrolment is on [date], being 3 months before the present members cease to hold office. All nominations and applications for enrolment should be addressed to the secretary of the board whose postal address is [address].

Printed nomination forms can be obtained from the board’s secretary. The forms must be signed by at least 5 beneficiaries who are entitled to vote in respect of the election of that candidate, and be accepted by the candidate, and all signatures witnessed by 1 or more other adult persons.

A candidate may at any time withdraw his or her nomination by notice to the board. *(If the same candidate is nominated for more than 1 section or division of the board, the candidate shall give notice to the secretary of the board electing which division or section he or she will stand for and shall withdraw his or her nomination in respect of the other or others.)

An election will be held by postal ballot if the number of valid nominations received by closing date for *(any section or division of) the board exceeds the number of persons required to be elected.

Dated: [place, date]

Secretary of the board:

*The words in brackets immediately following the asterisks are relevant only to those boards that have sections or divisions of their beneficiaries, and should be omitted in the case of other boards.

Schedule 4: amended, on 23 May 2008, by section 7 of the Maori Trust Boards Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 33).

Schedule 5 Form of nomination paper where there are no specific sections or divisions

r 7(1)

The [name] Maori Trust Board

To the secretary, [name] Maori Trust Board, [address]

We, the undersigned, being 5 adult beneficiaries of the board, hereby nominate [name, address] as a candidate for election as a member of the board.

Dated: [place, date]

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

I, the said [name] hereby consent to the above nomination.

Dated: [place, date]

Signature of nominee:

Address:

Witness:

Schedule 6 Form of nomination paper where there are specific sections or divisions

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The [name] Maori Trust Board

To the secretary, [name] Maori Trust Board, [address]

We, the undersigned, being 5 adult beneficiaries of the [name] section or division of the board, hereby nominate [name, address] as a candidate for election as a member to represent the said district or division of the board’s beneficiaries.

Dated: [place, date]

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

Signature:

Address:

Witness:

I, the said [name] hereby consent to the above nomination, and I hereby withdraw my nomination (if any) in respect of any other section or division of the board.

Dated: [place, date]

Signature of nominee:

Address:

Witness:

Schedule 7 Form of ballot paper where there are no specific sections or divisions

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The [name] Maori Trust Board

Election of candidates for membership of the board

The following persons have been nominated for membership of the board:

A

B

C

D

E

F

Only [number] members are required. Electors desiring to record their votes must cross out the names(s) of the candidate(s) for whom they do not wish to vote, leaving only the name(s) of the candidate(s) for whom they wish to vote. Any vote for more than the number of members required will be disallowed.

This paper must be completed and forwarded with the attached declaration to the Returning Officer whose name and address is as follows: [name and address of Returning Officer] and must reach the Returning Officer not later than [date].

The enclosed envelope should be used for returning your voting paper and declaration. No postage stamp need be affixed to it.

Schedule 8 Form of ballot paper where there are specific sections or divisions

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The [name] Maori Trust Board

Election of candidates for membership of the board

The following persons have been nominated to represent the section or division of the board’s beneficiaries:

A

B

C

D

E

F

Only [number] members are/is required. Electors desiring to record their votes must cross out the name(s) of the candidate(s) for whom they do not wish to vote, leaving only the name(s) of the candidate(s) for whom they wish to vote. Any vote for more than the number of members required will be disallowed.

This paper must be completed and forwarded with the attached declaration to the Returning Officer whose name and address is as follows: [name and address of Returning Officer] and must reach the Returning Officer not later than [date].

The enclosed envelope should be used for returning your voting paper and declaration. No postage stamp need be affixed to it.

Schedule 9 Declaration to be filled in by voter

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My full name as shown in the roll of the names of the adult beneficiaries of the [name] Maori Trust Board is: [full name]

My usual place of residence is: [address]

My age is: [years, months]

Signature of voter:

Schedule 10 Result of election

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[Name] Maori Trust Board

Returning Officer’s certificate as to result of elections

*Section or division of beneficiaries

Number of ballot papers printed:

Number of ballot papers issued:

Number of ballot papers not issued:

Number of ballot papers returned:

Number of returned ballot papers set aside as invalid or informal:

Number of valid returned ballot papers:

Number of vacancies required to the filled:

Candidate(s) elected:

Number of votes:

Candidate(s) not elected:

Number of votes:

Certified correct: [date]

Returning Officer:

Checking Officer:

Scrutineers (if any):

*Delete if there are no sections or divisions of the beneficiaries.

Schedule 11 Regulations revoked

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Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960 (SR 1960/103)
Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960, Amendment No 1 (SR 1962/36)
Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960, Amendment No 2 (SR 1964/213)
Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960, Amendment No 3 (SR 1969/102)
Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960, Amendment No 4 (SR 1972/276)
Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960, Amendment No 5 (SR 1975/122)
Maori Trust Board Regulations 1960, Amendment No 6 (SR 1983/217)

P G Millen,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 October 1985.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Te Aupouri Claims Settlement Act 2015 (2015 No 77): section 207

Tūhoe Claims Settlement Act 2014 (2014 No 50): section 108

Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012 (2012 No 31): section 156

Maori Trust Boards Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 33): section 7

Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Act 2006 (2006 No 43): section 100(1)

Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 2005 (2005 No 1 (P)): section 13(1), (2)

Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Order 2002 (SR 2002/354): clause 11

Whanganui River Maori Trust Board Order 2001 (SR 2001/236): clause 6

Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act Commencement Order 1999 (SR 1999/110): clause 3

Maori Trust Boards Amendment Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/275)

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996 (1996 No 1 (P)): section 36(1)

Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 6 (SR 1993/249)

Orakei Act 1991 (1991 No 122): section 40

Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 4 (SR 1990/257)

Maori Trust Boards Regulations 1985, Amendment No 3 (SR 1990/167)