Māori freehold land

(also known as Te Karoro B – Glenomaru Blk IV Pt Sec’s 47 & 49)

Further to the previous pānui in the March issue, we advise that a meeting of owners for the above land was held at Kaka Point on 16 April. Approximately 30 attended but not all of those present were owners. It was acknowledged that some had not received adequate notice of the meeting so the following decisions made at the meeting are only preliminary. The preliminary decisions are as follows:

That an Ahu Whenua Trust be established over Maranuku B. [Read more…]

(also known as Te Karoro B – Glenomaru Blk IV Pt Sec’s 47 & 49)

A meeting will be held for the owners of the above section of Māori freehold land, located adjacent to the Kaka Point township. The meeting has been called to discuss and seek agreement on the following:

  1.  Formation of an Ahu Whenua Trust over this land to provide for easier management;
  2.  Variation to Rona Williamson’s existing occupation order over part of Maranuku B.

The variations sought are as follows:

  • Increasing the size of the occupation order from 1,200m2 to 8,000m2. The additional area sought may result in the occupation order extending northwards. The precise details will be discussed at the meeting;
  • Seeking agreement from owners that the said occupation order can pass by succession and be transferred to a whānau trust for the benefit of Rona Williamson’s descendants.

The details for the meeting are:

Venue: Kaka Point Community Hall, Esplanade Street, Kaka Point.
Date: Saturday 16 April
Time: 1.30pm

Owners are encouraged to attend the meeting. If you are unable to attend, proxy votes will be accepted.

Please contact Haines Ellison at the Ngāi Tahu Māori Law Centre for further information about Rona Williamson’s occupation order and to obtain a proxy form, email: [email protected] Ph: 0800 626 745 or write to Ngāi Tahu Māori Law Centre, P.O Box 633, Dunedin 9054.