Registration Form

Statement of Entitlement

If you believe you are entitled to have an interest by whakapapa in the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust then we encourage you to register using the online application form that follows.  If you prefer you can print off the attached form and send this to our office.  If you would like to do this then please click here

The Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust includes any person who can whakapapa by direct line of descent to:

  1. The original beneficiaries of the 27 September 1839 Port Nicholson Block Purchase Deed; (the attached list of tupuna may be of assistance, click here to read it) or
  2. The persons listed in the Schedule to the Declaration of the Native Land Court in Wellington dated 11 April 1888; or
  3. Other persons who whakapapa to Taranaki Whanui not named in 1 or 2 above but who lived within the Port Nicholson Block, Wellington District as at 6 February 1840.
  4. Adopted persons, and their descendants (blood or whangai) where the adoptive parent(s) can whakapapa to a blood descendant of any of the original beneficiaries set out in 1 to 3 above.

You are eligible to participate in the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust if you meet the above criteria.

Online Registration Form

Dependent Children

Child 1

Child 2

Child 3

Child 4

Child 5

Child 6

Child 7

Child 8

Do you know your tupuna who lived in Wellington in 1840? If so, please list him/her/them. The attached list of Tupuna names may assist.

To assist our office to record your whakapapa to the Port Nicholson Block, please complete only the relevant sections below (include, where known, tribal affiliations of your tupuna):

Any information received will be held by or for the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust (“the Trust”), certain bodies related to the Trust or their respective successors. You have certain rights under the Privacy Act 1993 to see and correct personal information which the Trust or its successors holds about you. The information will be used to enable the Trust or its successor to identify as many entitled individuals as possible, so that they are informed of Trust matters. The information will also be used to identify those who may take part in any electoral process relating to the Trust and/or derive any entitlement as members in the future. I acknowledge the above and consent to the disclosure of my personal information to anybody related to the Trust or its successor and including for whakapapa verification purposes.

Declaration

 

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