Raroa Reserve

Sections:
Raroa Reserve, Pukerua Bay.

Location

Primary Purpose of Reserve?

Suburb?

Values & Outcomes

Heritage Values?

None.

Natural Values?

GWRC Key Native Ecosystem.

13 (E1A1) A distinctive complex of kohekohe and karaka dominated forest, manuka dominated scrub and coastal flaxland, rockland and herbfield on escarpment.

 

Recreation Values?

Walking, nature appreciation, sightseeing, access to beach.

Other Values and Information?

This is a Crown Derived Reserve, excluding Sec 19 Blk V Paekakariki SD.

Areas of the reserve are also locally known by other names. The Gully area may be known as Waimapehi Reserve, after the stream that runs through it, and which was the name of the local Post Office. 

Utilities (Critical): Sewer.

Utilities (Important): Water Supply, Stormwater.

Outcomes Sought?

1. Manage as three zones:

Zone A: Raroa Bush

Zone B: Raroa Escarpment

Zone C: Waimapehi

 

​Zone A: Raroa Bush

2. Protect the significant natural values to achieve healthy functioning of the forest and scrub ecology, through natural regeneration and animal and plant pest control.

3. Encourage public enjoyment and access to the Raroa Bush through the provision of a pathway leading through the bush to a lookout.

Zone B: Raroa Escarpment

4. Protect the significant natural values to achieve healthy functioning of the coastal flaxland, rockland and herbfield ecology, through natural regeneration and animal and plant pest control.

Zone C: Waimapehi

5. Protect the significant natural and landscape values to achieve healthy functioning of the forest, scrub and riparian ecology, through natural regeneration and animal and plant pest control.

6. Encourage public enjoyment and access to the beach through the provision of pathways.

7. Support community conservation projects and programmes.

8. Reclassify Lot 122 DP 8977 (the driveway leading to the Library) as Local Purpose (Community).

Information

Appellation/Classification

Appellation?Reserve Act Classification
Lot 120 DP 8977Scenic 'A' Reserve
Lot 121 DP 8977Scenic 'A' Reserve
Lot 122 DP 8977Scenic 'A' Reserve
Lot 18 DP 5925Scenic 'A' Reserve
Pt Lot 21 DP 21181Scenic 'A' Reserve
Pt Lot 77 DP 24316Scenic 'A' Reserve
Sec 19 Blk V Paekakariki SDScenic 'A' Reserve
Lot 4 DP 9096Scenic 'A' Reserve

Parcel Area (ha)?

17.72

Scale?

Village?

Reserves Act Classification?

District Plan Zones?

Ground Shaking?

Yes

Landslide Susceptibility ?

Yes

Tsunami Evacuation Zone?

Yes

Liquefaction Zone?

Yes

Leases/Easements/Licences?

None.