Sievers Reserve

Sections:

Location

Primary Purpose of Reserve?

Values & Outcomes

Heritage Values?

One of the first skate parks in NZ, and one of the southern hemispheres oldest surviving skate parks. (Porirua’s first Skate park was built in Pukerua Bay in 1976, but has since been replaced.)

The Richard Tautolo Playground is named after a prominent community youth leader.

Natural Values?

Bush amenity landscape.  

Woodland trees.

89 (E1A1). 

Planted and regenerating stand of trees on hillside. Diverse canopy of mainly introduced trees. Native sub-canopy, undergrowth and planted edge trees.

Recreation Values?

Active play area.

Other Values and Information?

This is a Crown Derived Reserve.

Pedestrian street-to-street connections.

Utilities (Important): Sewer, Stormwater.

Utilities (Minor): Water Supply.

Outcomes Sought?

1. Continue to encourage casual active play, by providing built play facilities, including courts, along with natural play spaces.

2. Consider any historic significance of the skatepark before it is replaced, renewed or removed.

3. Encourage casual community use of the reserve, by providing easy access pathways and amenity open space.  Maintain and enhance play opportunities, by using CPTED principles to prevent vandalism of play equipment, and by improving amenity planting for shade and shelter, as funding opportunities allow.

4. Protect street-to-street, reserve-to-reserve and bush connections.

5. Protect natural bush values, promoting healthy ecological functioning through animal and plant pest control along with natural regeneration, and restoration planting as funding opportunities allow.

Information

Appellation/Classification

Appellation?Reserve Act Classification
Lot 44 DP 27742Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 45 DP 27742Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 46 DP 27742Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 47 DP 27742Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 48 DP 27742Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 49 DP 27742Scenic 'B' Reserve
Lot 1 DP 29096Scenic 'B' Reserve

Parcel Area (ha)?

2.82

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.