Kakaho Estuary Reserve

Sections:
Kakaho Estuary Reserve, Plimmerton.

Location

Primary Purpose of Reserve?

Suburb?

Values & Outcomes

Heritage Values?

None.

Natural Values?

Ecosite 39. 

GWRC Key Native Ecosystem.

Coastal Wetlands adjacent to Pauatahanui Inlet. Sea rush with small areas of herb fields.

Recreation Values?

Sightseeing.

 On Te Ara Piko (walking/ cycling). 

Other Values and Information?

This is not a Crown Derived Reserve.

Utilities (Minor): Stormwater.

Outcomes Sought?

1. Protect the natural values of the estuary to achieve a fully functioning, healthy coastal ecosystem, through animal and weed pest control and natural or planted regeneration.

2. Continue to provide coastal open space and facilities for casual recreation, including maintaining and developing the contribution that the reserve makes to Te Ara Piko walking and cycling pathway, and to public access around the Pauatahanui Inlet.

3. Monitor upstream gravel extraction to avoid downstream impacts on the estuary and bridge infrastructure.

4. Consider reclassification to Scenic A. 

Information

Appellation/Classification

AppellationReserve Act Classification
Lot 4 DP 57528Local Purpose Reserve (Esplanade)
Lot 5 DP 57528Local Purpose Reserve (Esplanade)
Lot 6 DP 57528Local Purpose Reserve (Esplanade)
Lot 7 DP 57528Local Purpose Reserve (Esplanade)
Pt Sec 85 Porirua DISTLocal Purpose Reserve (Esplanade)
Pt Old Bed Porirua Harbour SO 35090Local Purpose Reserve (Esplanade)

Parcel Area (ha)?

2.23

Scale?

Village?

Reserves Act Classification?

District Plan Zones?

Ground Shaking?

Yes

Landslide Susceptibility ?

No

Tsunami Evacuation Zone?

No

Liquefaction Zone?

Yes

Leases/Easements/Licences?

None.