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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:

  • Greywacke sinker / māhē, Goose Bay, Kaikōura (Case ref: 2018/37)

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

  • Large adze /toki, Mriwai / Manutuke, Gisborne (Case ref: 2018/36)
  • Limestone sinker stone / punga, Gisborne (Case ref: 2018/35)

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

  • Conch shell / pūtatara, Idaburn Creek, Ōturehua (Case ref: 2018/34)

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

  • Cutting tool fragment, adze / toki fragment, Matapihi SH29A, Tauranga (Case ref: 2018/33)
  • Chisel fragment, adze / toki fragment, Maxwells Road, Tauranga (Case ref: 2018/32)

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

  • 1 x toki / adze, Waipukurau, Hawke’s Bay (Case ref: 2018/31)

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

  • Waka segment, Riversdale, Wairarapa (Case ref: 2018/29)

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

  • Flake tool, hammerstone, toki/adze (broken), Laurent Road, Cambridge (Case ref: 2018/23)
  • Chisel / adze, Leamington, Cambridge (Case ref: 2018/24)
  • Patu ahure handle, chert core, pumice float, Rangitahi Peninsula, Raglan (Case ref: 2018/25)
  • 4 x heru/comb fragments, Lake Kimihia, Waikato (Case ref: 2018/26)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 4 July 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 / adze, Waimarama, Hawke’s Bay (Case ref: 2018/27)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 4 July 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:

  • Adzed/shaped wood, broken, Tongaporutu River Mouth (Case ref: 2018/28)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 4 July 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 porcellanite flakes, Tahakopa River mouth, Papatowai (Case ref: 2018/30)

Claims for ownership of the taonga tūturu are to be lodged with the Chief Executive within 60 working days from Wednesday 4 July 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 2nd August 2018