Penryn Reserve

Sections:

Location

Primary Purpose of Reserve?

Suburb?

Values & Outcomes

Heritage Values?

None.

Natural Values?

36 (E1A1).

GWRC Key Native Ecosystem.

Continuum of coastal forest, gorse-broom-hardwood scrub and shrubland, estuarine and sedge-dominated wetland, and shore-edge associations. Kanuka, mahoe, ngaio prominent in forest.

Represents a diverse range of forest, wetland and coastal ecosystems that are now poorly represented in Porirua City, including some that are scarce, threatened or distinctive.  Has been fragmented by subdivision in Camborne, but still extensive and enhances connectivity around Pauatahanui Inlet. Significant buffer against sedimentation into Pauatahanui Inlet.

Recreation Values?

Scenic bush walkway.

Other Values and Information?

This is not a Crown Derived Reserve.

Connections - several residential streets down to the Camborne walkway.

Utilities (Important): Sewer, Stormwater.

Outcomes Sought?

1. Protect the significant natural values to achieve healthy ecological functioning through animal and weed pest control as funding opportunities allow, and through natural regeneration.

2. Encourage casual recreation and bush appreciation by continuing to provide an easily accessed scenic bushwalking pathway, giving access to the coast.

3. Maintain the many street-to-street, reserve-to-reserve, and ridge-to-coast connections.

4. Assess the value and long term options of the large grassed site.

Information

Appellation/Classification

AppellationReserve Act Classification
Lot 20 DP 81419Recreation Reserve
Pt Lot 5 DP 76504Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 20 DP 81140Recreation Reserve
Lot 42 DP 40351Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 43 DP 344334Scenic 'B' Reserve

Parcel Area (ha)?

2.54

Scale?

Village?

Reserves Act Classification?

District Plan Zones?

Ground Shaking?

No

Landslide Susceptibility ?

No

Tsunami Evacuation Zone?

No

Liquefaction Zone?

No

Leases/Easements/Licences?

None.