Te Routu o Ureia

Erin Point, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Auckland

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 7773 Date Entered 26th June 2008


Extent of List Entry

Extent includes part of the land described as Pt Lot 1 DP 133386 North Auckland Land District, Pt Lot 18 DP 133386 (NZGZ 2005 p.3189) North Auckland Land District, Lot 19 DP 133386 (CT NA78C/333) North Auckland Land District and part of designated SH 1 land. It covers approximately 1.4 ha including part of the sea-bed and reclaimed land.

City/District Council

Auckland Council (Auckland City Council)


Auckland Council

Legal description

Pt Lot 1 DP 133386, Pt Lot 18 DP 133386 (NZ Gazette 2005 p.3189), Lot 19 DP 133386 (CT NA78C/333), North Auckland Land District

Location description

On the landward side, the wahi tapu encompasses a local access road and encroaches onto designated SH 1 road reserve adjacent to the southern approaches to the Auckland Harbour Bridge. On a nearby headland is located Te Okaa pa and Te Koraenga papa kainga (Erin Point). Most of the reef feature was buried under reclaimed land however; the end section still remains intact in the sea and is visible at low tide.

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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngati Pu Ngati Maru (Hauraki)

Construction Dates

Public NZAA Number


Other Information

Marutuahu Confederation of Tribes (Ngati Maru, Ngati Whanaunga, Ngati Tamatera, Ngati Paoa)

Other Interested Parties:

Hauraki Maori Trust Board, Ngati Whatua, Transit NZ Kawerau a Maki, Ngai Tai ki Tamaki Trust.

A fully referenced registration report is available from the Maori Heritage Team NZHPT 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.