Raiha Walkway

Sections:
Raiha Walkway, Elsdon.

Location

Primary Purpose of Reserve?

Suburb?

Values & Outcomes

Heritage Values?

None.

Natural Values?

Visual corridor/buffer/greenbelt due to elevation.

Woodland trees.

98 (E1A1).  

Exotic specimen trees and windbreaks with regenerating native understory. High habitat values for birds and vegetation connectivity between western and eastern hills of Porirua.  Wetland plants in stormwater detention areas, potential to develop.

Recreation Values?

Walking, part of Te Araroa.

Important link between Te Rahui o Rangituhi to the city.

Significant recreation/open space resource for Kenepuru clients.

Other Values and Information?

Lot 3 DP 44721, Lot 4 DP 44721 and Lot 5 DP 44721 are Crown Derived Reserves.

Utilities (Important): Stormwater.

Utilities (Minor): Water Supply.

Outcomes Sought?

1. Retain reserve-to-reserve and ridge-to-harbour ecological corridor and walkway connections. Safeguard the wetland and other natural values for biodiversity and healthy ecological functioning.

2. Safeguard the existing green visual corridor.

3. Continue to provide a walking recreation opportunity.

4. Integrate walkway concept planning with that for Te Rahui o Rangituhi and Spicer Botanical Park.

Information

Appellation/Classification

Parcel Area (ha)?

2.80

Reserves Act Classification?

District Plan Zones?

Ground Shaking?

No

Landslide Susceptibility ?

No

Tsunami Evacuation Zone?

No

Liquefaction Zone?

No

Leases/Easements/Licences?

None.