Motutara

Kawhia Harbour, Kawhia

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Area Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 7721 Date Entered 21st June 2007

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Extent of List Entry

Extent of registration includes the land described as Kawhia B3 Blk (CT SA6B/165); Sec 9, Pt Sec 17 Blk VI (CT SA23C/67), Kawhia C1 Sec 2Z Blk (CT SA8B/527), Pt Kawhia C2 No. 3 Blk (CT SA 8B/526), Lots 2-6 DP 78366 (CTs SA62B/147, SA62B/148, SA62B/149, Lots1-2 DP 338568 (CTs 158701, 158702), Pt Kawhia C2 1A Blk (CT SA11A/603), Kawhia C2 2 Blk (CT SA 11A/602), Pt Kawhia A2A Blk (CT SA12B/351), Lot 2 DP 75843 (CT SA60A/296), Lot 1 DP 24129 (CT SA23C/66), Lot 1 DP 25657 (CT SA24B/1025), Pt Kawhia C1 2B6 (CT SA24B/1026), Sec 22 Blk VI (NZ Gazette 1979, p.3082), Pt Kawhia C42B (NZ Gazette 1983, p.275), Pt Kawhia B2B Blk (NZ Gazette 1983, p.275), Sec 2 Blk X (NZ Gazette 1983, p.275), South Auckland Land District. The wahi tapu area encompasses the peninsula that stretches southwards from the north western shore of Kawhia Harbour. The Peninsula is approximately 2.3 km long and 1.4 km wide across its widest point and approximately 220 ha in area. Motutara is a peninsula that stretches southwards from the northwestern shore of Kawhia harbour.

City/District Council

Otorohanga District

Region

Waikato Region

Legal description

Kawhia B3 Blk (CT SA6B/165); Sec 9, Pt Sec 17 Blk VI (CT SA23C/67), Kawhia C1 Sec 2Z Blk (CT SA8B/527), Pt Kawhia C2 No. 3 Blk (CT SA 8B/526), Lots 2-6 DP 78366 (CTs SA62B/147, SA62B/148, SA62B/149, Lots1-2 DP 338568 (CTs 158701, 158702), Pt Kawhia C2 1A Blk (CT SA11A/603), Kawhia C2 2 Blk (CT SA 11A/602), Pt Kawhia A2A Blk (CT SA12B/351), Lot 2 DP 75843 (CT SA60A/296), Lot 1 DP 24129 (CT SA23C/66), Lot 1 DP 25657 (CT SA24B/1025), Pt Kawhia C1 2B6 (CT SA24B/1026), Sec 22 Blk VI (NZ Gazette 1979, p.3082), Pt Kawhia C42B (NZ Gazette 1983, p.275), Pt Kawhia B2B Blk (NZ Gazette 1983, p.275), Sec 2 Blk X (NZ Gazette 1983, p.275), South Auckland Land District.

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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngati Hikairo

Construction Dates

Other Information

All iwi and hapu of the Tainui waka have a traditional association with Motutara.

A fully referenced registration report is available from the Maori Heritage Team of the NZHPT at National Office in Wellington.

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.