Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986
This notice concerns land at 86B Studholme Street, Morrinsville, and Maori claims under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
The land at 86B Studholme Street, Morrinsville is described in legal terms as Unit B and Accessory Unit B1 Deposited Plan South Auckland 63055 (and described in Certificate of Title SA50D/360).
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 owners of the land, NEVILLE and NOREEN JAMIESON, 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 JUNE 2014.
Section 6 of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 sets out the grounds for making a claim.
Under section 6AA of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975, only new contemporary claims may now be submitted to the Waitangi Tribunal.
The tribunal has no jurisdiction to enquire into new historical claims submitted after 1 September 2008.
Claims should be posted to The Registrar, Waitangi
Tribunal, DX SX11237, Wellington 6145, or delivered to The Registrar, Waitangi Tribunal, Level 7, 141 The Terrace, Wellington 6011.
The following claims have already been submitted to the tribunal and may relate to this land:
Wai l00 the Hauraki claim;
Wai 290 the Whakaaratamaiti claim;
Wai 306 the Ngati Haua Lands claim;
Wai 389 the Te Rohe Potae Land and Resources claim;
Wai 440 the Tokanui Land claim;
Wai 443 the Ngati Ruakawa claim;
Wai 547 the Patetere, Huihuitaha and Pokaiwhenua claim; and
Wai 1017 the Ngati Haua Lands and Resources claim.
If no claim about this land is made to the Waitangi Tribunal before 26 June 2014, the tribunal may recommend that the land be no longer subject to resumption by the Crown and be returned to Maori.
Dated at Morrinsville this 21st day of March 2014.
SEAN DILLON MASON, Solicitor for the Applicants, Sean Mason Law, PO Box 227, Morrinsville 3340.