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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: 2021/21

Mana Island, Wellington

  • Matā tūhua (obsidian flake)

Case ref: 2022/3

Kapiti Island, Wellington

  • Toki pakohe (argillite adze)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage claimants have until 09 June 2022 to lodge a claim. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference.

teKororia Netana-Rakete

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: 2022/5

Te Uapata Pā, Taupiri

  • Kumete (bowl - part A27)
  • Kumete (bowl - part A26)

Case ref: 2022/6

Pirongia 3876, Waikato

  • Toki pakohe (argillite adze)
  • Toki kōhatu (stone adze)
  • Toki pakohe (argillite adze)

Case ref: 2022/8

Tamahere 3283, Waikato

  • Kōhatu whakairo (carved stone)

Case ref: 2022/10

Pēpepe (Kaitōtehe), Waikato

  • Patu aruhe (fernroot beater)
  • Kumete (bowl)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage claimants have until 09 June 2022 to lodge a claim. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference.

teKororia Netana-Rakete

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: 2021/3

Twenty Minute Beach, Heaphy

  • Matā tūhua (obsidian flake)

Case ref: 2021/10

Buller River, Buller

  • Toki pakohe (argillite adze)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage claimants have until 17 June 2022 to lodge a claim. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference.

teKororia Netana-Rakete

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: 2022/11

Epiha Road Lower, Motunui, Waitara 4383

  • Māhē kōhatu (stone sinker)
  • Māhē kōhatu (stone sinker)
  • Mau taringa pakohe (argillite ear pendant)
  • Hōanga(grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Māhē kōhatu (stone sinker)
  • Māhē kōhatu (stone sinker)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga matarehu (fine grinding sandstone)
  • Māhē kōhatu (stone sinker)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)
  • Hōanga (grinding sandstone)

Case ref: 2022/12

Duke Place, New Plymouth 4310

  • Toki pakohe (argillite adze)

Case ref: 2022/13

Cameron Street, New Plymouth 4310

  • Toki kōhatu (stone 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 11 April 2022 to lodge a claim. More information can be obtained from the Ministry by quoting the case reference.

teKororia Netana-Rakete

For Chief Executive

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


Updated on 21st April 2022