Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986
This notice concerns land at 7 Pokaka Street, Akatarawa, Upper Hutt, and Maori claims under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
The land at 7 Pokaka Street, is described in legal terms as Lot 1 DP 74886.
The land was once owned by the Crown. It was transferred to a State enterprise under 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, BRENT PAUL STANYON and GINA LEE STANYON, 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 TO WHICH THEY BELONG, HAS
A CLAIM TO MAKE TO THE WAITANGI TRIBUNAL ABOUT THIS LAND SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR CLAIM TO THE TRIBUNAL BEFORE 26 NOVEMBER 2008.
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, PO Box 5022 or DX SP 22525, Wellington, or delivered to the Registrar, Waitangi Tribunal, Level 2, 141 The Terrace, Wellington.
The following claims have already been submitted to the tribunal and may relate to this land:
Wai 52 Muaupoko Land claim
Wai 105 Waiwhetu Lands claim
Wai 145 Wellington Tenths claim
Wai 175 Hutt Valley and Cape Palliser Lands claim
Wai 207 Ngati Toa Lands claim
Wai 366 Hutt Valley Lands claim
Wai 377 Kaiwharawhara and Hutt Valley Lands claim
Wai 543 Rangitane Ki Manawatu (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) claim
Wai 474 Kaiwharawhara and Heretaunga Lands claim
Wai 623 Mua Te Tangata and Muaupoko claim
Wai 624 Kemp Hunia Trust claim
Wai 734 Whanganui-a-Tara (Ngati Mutunga) claim
Wai 735 Whanganui-a-Tara (Ngati Tama) claim
Wai 740 Flora, Fauna, Water, Air and Soils claim
Wai 1468 Hutt Valley and Miramar Peninsular Lands claim
If no claim about this land is made to the Waitangi Tribunal before 26 November 2008, the tribunal may recommend that the land be no longer subject to resumption by the Crown and returned to Maori.
Dated at Lower Hutt this 25th day of August 2008.
NEVILLE JOSEPH HOWARD SMITH, N.J.H. Smith
& Co., Solicitors, 181 High Street (PO Box 30432 or DX RP 42009), Lower Hutt 5040. Telephone: (04) 566 4149. Facsimile: (04) 569 4183. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org