Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986
This notice concerns land at 26 Mount View Drive, Rotorua, and Maori claims under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
The land at 26 Mount View Drive, Rotorua, is described in legal terms as all that parcel of land containing 809 square metres, more or less, situated in Block IV, Horohoro Survey District, being Lot 37 on Deposited Plan S. 9325, and being all the land comprised and described in certificate of title 45D/744 (South Auckland Registry).
The land was once owned by the Crown.
It was transferred to a State enterprise under section 23 of the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986.
There is a special notice or "memorial" on the certificate of title for the land which provides that, if the Waitangi Tribunal so recommends, the land shall be resumed by
the Crown and returned to Maori ownership (see sections 27A and 27B of the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986 or sections 212 and 213 of the Education Act 1989 or section 39 of the New Zealand Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990).
The current owners of the land, GORDON DALE HOLLOWS and HEATHER HOLLOWS, have applied to the Waitangi Tribunal to have this memorial removed.
The application has been made under section 8D of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
ANY MAORI PERSON WHO CONSIDERS THAT THEY, OR ANY GROUP WHICH THEY BELONG TO, HAS
A CLAIM TO MAKE TO THE WAITANGI TRIBUNAL ABOUT THIS LAND SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR CLAIM TO THE WAITANGI TRIBUNAL BEFORE 1 MARCH 2002.
Section 6 of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 sets out the grounds for making a claim.
Claims may be posted to the Registrar, Waitangi
Tribunal, P.O. Box 5022 or D.X. S.P. 22-525, Wellington, or delivered to the Registrar, Waitangi Tribunal, Third Floor, 110 Featherston Street, Wellington.
The following claims have already been submitted to the tribunal and may relate to this land:
John David Rangitauira, Rangitauira & Co, Barristers
& Solicitors, P.O. Box 1693, Rotorua (claimant counsel for Wai 93, Pukeroa Oruawhata Reserved Lands claim, Wai 335, Pukeroa Oruawhata Geothermal Resource claim and Wai 410, Te
Koura-Ma-Whiti No. 1 and Te Wharau-A-Tahora Whakarua claim).
Annette Sykes, Rangitauira & Co, Barristers
& Solicitors, P.O. Box 1693, Rotorua (counsel
for Wai 94, Ngati Whakaue Endowment Lands claim).
Murray Patchell, Hulton Patchell, Chartered Accountants, P.O. Box 12-003, Rotorua (counsel for Wai 268, Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley claim).
Robert Piripi, P.O. Box 6148, Whakarewarewa
Post Shop, Rotorua (claimant for Wai 282, Whakarewarewa claim).
Andrew Te Amo, Ngati Whakaue ki Ohinemutu Rates Committee, P.O. Box 1693, Rotorua (claimant representative for Wai 384, Ohinemutu Village claim).
Charles Taua, Ngati Tura me Ngati Te Ngakau Claims Committee, 53 Taui Street, Ngongotaha, Rotorua (claimant for Wai 391, Ngati Tura and Ngati
Te Ngakau Claims Committee claim).
Donna Hall, Woodward Law Offices, Barrister and Solicitor, P.O. Box 30-411, Lower Hutt (claimant counsel for Wai 791, Volcanic Interior Plateau claim).
If no claim about this land is made to the Waitangi Tribunal before 1 March 2002, the tribunal may recommend that the land be no longer subject to resumption by the Crown and returned to Maori.
Dated at Rotorua this 26th day of November 2001.
PETER VALENTINE FOGARTY, for The Law Shop
- Peter Fogarty & Dion Kerr, 1246 Amohia Street
(P.O. Box 2473), Rotorua. Telephone: (07) 349 2924. Facsimile: (07) 346 3137.