Mahinapua Creek and Lake Reserves Act 1893

as at 1 July 2013

Mahinapua Creek and Lake Reserves Act 1893

Local Act1893 No 18
Date of assent2 October 1893


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

An Act to vest the reserves along the Banks of the Mahinapua Creek and Lake in the Westland Acclimatisation Society.

  • Preamble


    The Preamble was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

1 Short Title
  • The Short Title of this Act is the Mahinapua Creek and Lake Reserves Act 1893.

2 Certain lands vested in Westland Acclimatisation Society
  • The lands described in the Schedule are hereby vested for an estate of fee-simple in the Westland Acclimatisation Society for the purpose of preserving the fauna and flora thereon.

    Subject to the right of any local authority to make roads or tracks over or through the same, and the right of ingress, egress, and regress through, over, and upon the same to the general public.

3 Protection of fauna
  • It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to disturb or destroy any of the fauna on the said lands, or to discharge any gun or firearm on the said lands without the permission of the Council of the said Acclimatisation Society first obtained; and any person offending against any of the provisions of this section shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $10, to be recovered in accordance with Part 3 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957.

    Section 3: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

    The reference to ten dollars was substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for a reference to five pounds pursuant to section 7(1) of the Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).


All that piece or parcel of land, containing 247 acres, more or less, being the road reserves along and around Mahinapua Creek and Mahinapua Lake, situated in Blocks III, IV, VIII, VII, XI, and XII, Mahinapua Survey District, Land District of Westland. Bounded towards the north by a straight line running south-east from the junction of the Mahinapua Creek with the Hokitika Lagoon to Section No 1484; thence towards the east by Sections Nos 1484, 1482, and 1497, a straight line across Borough Road South, Sections Nos 1038, 1124, Reserve No 52, Sections Nos 1127, 2114, Crown lands, Railway Reserve No 9, Crown lands, Section No 1980, Crown lands, and by a line following the eastern side of Arawata Quay, Mahinapua Township, to Frosty Creek; towards the south by a line across Frosty Creek, and by the south side of Arawata Quay aforesaid, by Crown lands, a straight line across the HP Line Road and by Harbour Board Endowment Reserve No 146; towards the west by said Harbour Board Endowment Reserve, a straight line across Lake Junction Road Reserve, by Crown lands, by a straight line across Pierson Road Reserve, by Crown lands, by Reserve No 271, by Sections Nos 2050, 2049, 2034, Railway Reserve No 9, Sections Nos 1071, 1070, 1069, 1048, 1037, 1035, 1034, 2026, by a straight line across Borough Road South, by Section No 1892, and by Crown lands and Hokitika Lagoon to the commencing-point.


  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)

1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Mahinapua Creek and Lake Reserves Act 1893. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 1 July 2013. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)