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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: 2020/28

Taraheke Pa, Taupiri

  • Worked wood with lashing holes; worked section of wood

Case ref: 2020/29

Lake Mangakaware, Waipā

  • Four pieces of worked wood; patu aruhe; unidentified carved wooden object; pātuki; patu; toki; kumete.

Case ref: 2020/39

Lake Rotopiko, Te Awamutu

  • Three toki

Case ref: 2020/40

Onukutara, Hamilton

  • Patu aruhe

Case ref: 2020/41

Karakariki Valley, Waikato

  • Worked stone

Case ref: 2020/46

Edgecumbe Park, Hamilton

  • Hogback toki

Case ref: 2021/04

Opoutere, Coromandel Peninsula

  • Wooden carving; and wooden beater

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 10 February 2021.  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: 2021/01

Little Waihi Road, Maketu

  • Whalebone patiti

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 10 February 2021.  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: 2021/02

Tip Road, Palmerston North

  • 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 10 February 2021.  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: 2020/44

Lake Hāwea, Otago

  • Toki/Adze

Case ref: 2020/45

Hampden Beach, Hampden

  • 3 x 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 16 December 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: 2020/43

Gilbert Stream, Pukearuhe

  • Flake tool
  • Mahe/Sinker

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 16 December 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: 2020/42

Makaraka, Gisborne

  • 2 x 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 16 December 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 10th February 2021