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Public Notices

The Ministry publishes public notices calling for claims of ownership of taonga tūturu. Claims should be lodged with the Ministry within 60 working days of the public notice being published.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • Section of adzed wood (kauri). Waikato Expressway, Horotiu, Waikato. (Case ref: 2017/49)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Tuesday 31 October 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 18 taonga tūturu in total (7 x toki/adze, 2x worked stone, 3x worked bone, 5x matau/fishhook, 1x flake tool). Papanui Inlet, Otago Peninsula. (Case ref: 2017/40)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Tuesday 31 October 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 1 x Toki/Adze roughout. Albert Street, Palmerston North. (Case ref: 2017/48)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Friday 29 September 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 1 x Patu. Mangatangi Road, Mangatangi. (Case ref: 2017/47)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Friday 29 September 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 1 x toki/adze. Port Albert, Kaipara. (Case ref: 2017/43)
  • 1 x toki/adze. Te Papapa, Auckland. (Case ref: 2017/44)
  • 1 x toki/adze. Otuataua Stonefields, Mangere. (Case ref: 2017/45)
  • 1 x toki/adze. Puketutu Island, Mangere. (Case ref: 2017/46)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Friday 29 September 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 1 x Toki/Adze. Waikanae Golf Course, Waikanae (Case ref: 2017/42)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Friday 29 September 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 1 x raranga fragment. Kohi kohi Cottage, Riverton (Case ref: 2017/39)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 30 August 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.

Notice of taonga tūturu found

Pursuant to section 11 of the Protected Objects Act 1975, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage has been notified of the finding of the following taonga tūturu:

  • 1 x hoanga / grindstone. Marokopa, Waitomo (Case ref: 2017/38)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 30 August 2017. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Luke Stenner
for Chief Executive
Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington 6140. Phone (04) 499-4229, www.mch.govt.nz.


Updated on 31st October 2017