Notice Type
General Notices
Notice Title

Unclaimed Property

Notice of Election by Public Trust to Become Manager Under Part VII of the Public Trust Act 2001


  1. Peter Douglas Todd (“Owner”) is the registered owner of the Property mentioned in the Schedule hereto.
  2. Public Trust has been informed that the Owner of the Property is deceased.
  3. After due enquiry Public Trust does not know whether the owner of the Property has any agent or administrator in New Zealand with authority to take possession of and administer the Property; or where the agent or administrator is; or whether the agent or administrator is alive or dead.
  4. The gross value of the Property (as estimated by Public Trust) does not exceed $40,000.
  5. Public Trust is satisfied that it is advisable that Public Trust elects to be the manager of the Property under Part VII of the Public Trust Act 2001.

Now therefore Public Trust in exercise of the authority conferred on it by section 101(1) of the Public Trust Act 2001, hereby elects to be Manager of the Property.


A parcel of bare land comprising some 18 m2, located at 44 Seddon Street, Kumara, West Coast, and legally described as Part Section 2 Town of Kumara, Identifier number WS3A/455 (Westland Land Registry).

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of August 2023.

Signed on behalf of Public Trust by an authorised signatory.

KAYLENE WINSTANLEY, Manager Support Services, Public Trust Wellington.