List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Private/No Public Access
14th February 2008
Extent of List Entry
The area proposed for registration are two clusters of rocks known as Nga Whatu or The Brothers, located on the western side of the Cook Strait. Cluster one is 3.0604 ha and cluster two is 0.8094 ha. The rocks protrude 10-60 metres above sea level. The area proposed for registration has the above Co-ordinates. The Lighthouse is excluded from the registration.
Crown Blk XXII, Gore SD (NZ Gazette 1875, p.138), Marlborough Land District
Nga Whatu or The Brothers Islands are situated on the western side of the Cook Strait.
Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau
Ngati Hinepare Mana Ahuriri
A fully referenced registration report is avaliable from the NZHPT National Office.
Other interested parties: Ngati Apa, Ngati Rarua
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.