Taupiri Drainage and River District Act 1929

Taupiri Drainage and River District Act 1929

Public Act1929 No 23
Date of assent8 November 1929

An Act to make Better Provision with respect to the Drainage of certain Lands in the Watershed of the Mangawhara River, and the Protection of such Lands from Damage by Floods.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS in the watershed of the Mangawhara River and its tributaries there is an extensive area of drained and partly drained swamp lands: And whereas part of that area is under the control of the Mangawhara River Board constituted under the River Boards Act 1908, part thereof is under the control of certain Drainage Boards constituted under the Land Drainage Act 1908, and the residue is not under the control of any River Board or Drainage Board: And whereas the Chief Drainage Engineer of the Department of Lands and Survey lately prepared a scheme for the carrying-out of suitable land-drainage and river-protection works in the said area, and indicated in a report accompanying such scheme the particular part of the said area that would be affected by such scheme:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: