The Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
The State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986
This notice concerns land at 86A Studholme Street, Morrinsville, and Maori claims under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
The land at 86A Studholme Street, Morrinsville, is described in legal terms as Unit A and Accessory Unit A1, Deposited Plan South Auckland 63055.
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).
The current owner of the land, CAROLINE ELSIE ROSS, has 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 TO WHICH THEY BELONG, HAS
A CLAIM TO MAKE TO THE WAITANGI TRIBUNAL ABOUT THIS LAND SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR CLAIM TO THE TRIBUNAL BEFORE 13 APRIL 2006.
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, Level Two, 141 The Terrace, Wellington.
If no claim about this land is made to the Waitangi Tribunal before 13 April 2006, the tribunal may recommend that the land be no longer subject to resumption by the Crown and be returned to Maori.
Dated at Hamilton this 23rd day of December 2005.
BRIAN ADAMS, Solicitor, P.O. Box 287, Hamilton.