Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Act 1945

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Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Act 1945

Public Act1945 No 33
Date of assent7 December 1945
Commencement7 December 1945

Note

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

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

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.


An Act to establish a fund to be known as the Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund, to commemorate the service of the Maoris and, in particular, of the 28th (Maori) Battalion, in the war against Germany, and the award of the Victoria Cross to Second Lieutenant Te Moananui a Kiwa Ngarimu, and to make provision for the control and administration of the Fund

  • Preamble

    Whereas it is considered desirable to commemorate in a practical manner the service of the Maoris and, in particular, the service of the 28th (Maori) Battalion in the war against Germany, and the award of the Victoria Cross to Second Lieutenant Te Moananui a Kiwa Ngarimu, the first Maori to win this distinction:

    And whereas for these purposes there has been established a scholarship fund to assist Maori education in New Zealand, and certain moneys have been subscribed to the fund:

    And whereas it is necessary to make provision for future contributions to the fund and for the control and administration of the fund.