OPENED FOR MINING, i <By Telegraph.—Press Association.) : - .;_,..__ ' ; WELLINGTON, Tuesday. is gazetted extending the bounaaries of the Hauraki mining district ~to the Urewera County, covering ahoin 658,000 acres, known as the Urewera District -Native Reserve, which- is now open for mining purposes. Miners' rights will-be issued on payment of a fee of 10s ammally, and no person will be allowed to prospect for minerals -without B. license. - TSo native or imported game J3 to be slot or snared within the reserve, and timber can be only cut for domestic and Buidng purposes. -. The land set apart for cultivation, residence sites, or burial grounds" must not be interfered with. 'Any person discovering gold is to report ; to;.the warden full particulars of the discovery. A royaifcy of 6d for every pnnce of gold won within the reserve -is to he paid to the Native owners. . I iCners' rights will be issued at post offices at Wairoa, Opotiki, Gisborne, and Eotorna.. Constable Wilcox, clerk of the centrir at Whakatane, has been appointed receiver of gold revenue and mining registrar for the district.
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