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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:

Case ref: 2020/38

Ford St, Opotiki

  • Worked wooden object

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage within 60 working days from the date this notice was published on 04 November 2020.  More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference. 

Luke Stenner

For Chief Executive

Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington, ph. (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:

Case ref: 2020/37

Moturoa, New Plymouth

  • Toki/Adze

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage within 60 working days from the date this notice was published on 02 November 2020.  More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference. 

Luke Stenner

For Chief Executive

Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington, ph. (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:

Case ref: 2020/36

Matua Point, Tauranga

  • Punga/Anchor Stone

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage within 60 working days from the date this notice was published on 02 November 2020.  More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference. 

Luke Stenner

For Chief Executive

Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington, ph. (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:

Case ref: 2020/31

Retaruke River, Kawautahi

  • Hoanga/Grindstone

Case ref: 2020/33

Otamatea, Whanganui

  • Chert flake tool

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage within 60 working days from the date this notice was published on 02 November 2020.  More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference. 

Luke Stenner

For Chief Executive

Ministry for Culture and Heritage, PO Box 5364, Wellington, ph. (04) 499 4229, www.mch.govt.nz


Updated on 4th November 2020