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Land Notices
Notice Setting Apart General Land as a Maori Reservation Pursuant to section 338 of Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993, on the recommendation of the Maori Land Court, the general land described in the Schedule hereto, is hereby set apart as a Maori reservation for the use and enjoyment of the present and future direct descendants of Te Uranga O Te Ra Potae and his wife Te Aokauirangi Potae (ne Kahaki), the original owners of the land. The trustees to promote the following purposes: (a) To provide a ``Kainga noho'' (accommodation) for any member of the above whanau (who are scattered all over the four corners of the Earth) when they return to their Turangawaewae and their hapu. (b) To provide an on going educational centre for the benefit of research of their Whakapapa and learning of Te Reo Maori and other cultural activity, that they may be taking in now or in the future. (c) To provide educational opportunities under current training programmes using present resource people who can offer their experience and skill to help the people, e.g., a native plant nursery training scheme is currently in the pipeline with the Tairawhiti Polytechnic and Conservation Department. (d) To provide a meeting place of whanau without incurring exorbitant costs as currently established in some meeting places. (e) To re-establish the ``Mahinga Kai'' concept, for their whanau. To enable them to utilise the vacant land available, to plan food. For present day members of above to learn about preparation of ``Pareke reke'' (kumara plant beds), the Maori calendar, etc. (f) To establish trustees to be responsible for the administration of the reservation guided by present ant previous legislation pertaining to Maori Reservations Regulations. (g) As a future sight for the ``Whare'' Te Hau O Te Ana Nui A Tangaroa the Tipuna Whare now in the basement of the Canterbury Museum originally built as a residence for the Tipuna, Henarea Potae. Schedule Gisborne Land District All that piece of land situated in Block VIII, Tokomaru Survey District and described as follows: Area m Being 4426 Mangahauini 6D Block and being the land comprised and described in certificate of title 3C/326. H. T. GARDINER, Chief Executive, Ministry of Maori Development. (MLC: H.O. 2/3/1/5; APPLN 92569)2CL
Publication Date
14 Jul 1994

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