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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:

  • Toki/Adze - North of Te Moana Road, Waikanae (Case ref: 2016/45)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 30 November 2016. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Nancy Watters
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 Chisel/Whao - Lee Bay, Southport, Chalky Inlet (Case ref: 2016/46)
  • 1 x Toki/Adze - Lee Bay, Southport, Chalky Inlet (Case ref: 2016/47)
  • 1 x Toki/Adze - Waipapa Point, Southland (Case ref: 2016/48)
  • 1 x Toki/Adze - Mason Bay, Stewart Island (Case ref : 2016/49)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 30 November 2016. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Nancy Watters
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 Patuki/Pounder - Motutere Bay, Lake Taupo (Case ref: 2016/50)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 30 November 2016. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the relevant case reference.

Nancy Watters
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 - Tututawa, Taranaki (Case ref: 2017/03)
  • 1 x Kumete/Bowl - Gibson Farm, Ohawe, Taranaki (Case ref: 2016/54)
  • 1 x Kumete/Bowl - Ohawe, South Taranaki (Case ref: 2016/53)
  • 1 x Toki/Adze - Te Kaha, Bay of Plenty (Case ref: 2016/52)
  • 1 x Toki/Adze - Intersection of Lake Rd and River Rd, Horotiu (Case ref: 2016/51)

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

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