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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:

  • Waka tiwai segment, Te Kauwhata, Waikato (Case ref: 2018/50)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 10 December 2018. 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:

  • Worked wood, possible architectural element; Worked wood, possible waka segment, Tongaporutu River mouth, Taranaki (Case ref: 2018/51)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 10 December 2018. 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:

  • Grinding stone; Pounder, Te Awamata Stream, Chatham Islands (Case ref: 2018/52)
  • Hammerstone; Anvil; Patu; Flake knife, Te One sand dunes, Chatham Islands (Case ref: 2018/53)
  • Toki/Adze, Waitangi boat harbour, Chatham Islands (Case ref: 2018/54)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 21 January 2019. 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:

  • Sinker Stone, Kākā Point, Otago (Case ref: 2018/55)
  • Toki/adze fragment, Company Bay, Dunedin (likely sourced from Wingatui, Taieri Plains) (Case ref: 2018/56)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 10 December 2018. 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:

  • 2 x fish hook / matau fragment, adze / toki fragment, 2 x obsidian flake, Hot Water Beach, Coromandel (Case ref: 2018/22)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 1 October 2018. 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:

  • Tauihu / waka prow, Broken tuki (handle end), Mīmī River mouth, Taranaki (Case ref: 2018/38)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 1 October 2018. 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:

  • 7 x worked wood objects (horticultural implements), Warkworth, North Auckland (Case ref: 2018/47)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 1 October 2018. 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:

  • Toki Pounamu (greenstone adze), Whakatāne, Bay of Plenty (Case ref: 2018/44)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from 1 October 2018. 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:

  • Silcrete core, Miro Downs, Canterbury (Case ref: 2018/46)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 6 September 2018. 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:

  • Toki Pounamu (greenstone adze), Curio Bay, Southland (Case ref: 2018/45)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 6 September 2018. 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 11th January 2019