Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986
This notice concerns 2.9840 hectares of land at the corner of Rerewhakaaitu Road and Yankee Road, Rerewhakaaitu, and Maori claims under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
The land at the corner of Rerewhakaaitu Road and Yankee Road, Rerewhakaaitu, is described in legal terms as all
that parcel of land containing 2.9840 hectares, more or less, situated in Block I, Kaingaroa Survey District, being Sections 1 and 2 on Survey Office Plan 59125 and Section 77, Block I, Kaingaroa Survey District, and being all the land contained and described in certificate of title 50B/703.
The land was once owned by the Crown.
It was vested in a State enterprise by a notice in the
New Zealand Gazette, 5 March 1992, Issue No. 30, page 690, under section 24 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).
The current owners of the land, DAVID ANTHONY CONN and LIDGER CAROL CONN, 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
19 SEPTEMBER 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:
No claims known at time of publication.
If no claim about this land is made to the Waitangi Tribunal before 19 September 2002, the tribunal may recommend that the land be no longer subject to resumption by the Crown and be returned to Maori.
Dated at Whakatane this 20th day of June 2002.
STEVE FRANKLIN, Staff Solicitor, Hamertons,
P.O. Box 601, Whakatane. Telephone: (07) 307 0680. Facsimile: (07) 307 0225.