Bossu Road, Mt Bossu, Banks Peninsula

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 7776 Date Entered 26th June 2008


Extent of List Entry

The extent includes part of the land described as RS34885 (CT 15410) Canterbury Land District and comprises of all that land above contour line 640 on topographical map N37. The tapu area is well within the specified area of registration so no additional buffer zone below contour line 640 is required.

City/District Council

Christchurch City


Canterbury Region

Legal description

Pt RS 34885 (CT 15410), Canterbury Land District

Location description

Wainui, Canterbury


Additional informationopen/close

Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngai Tahu

Construction Dates

Other Information

Kati Irakehu, Ngai Tarewa (represented by Wairewa & Onuku Runanga)

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

The registration of Tuhiraki is part of a significant group of registrations within the Akaroa Harbour basin. Other NZHPT registrations are:

-Onawe Peninsula wahi tapu (NZHPT Ref# 7643)

-Takapuneke wahi tapu area (NZHPT Ref# 7521)

-Onuku Whare Karakia historic place category I (NZHPT Ref# 265)

Additionally, Oruaka Pa wahi tapu area (NZHPT Ref# 7671), near the outlet of Lake Wairewa to the sea, is located approximately 15km to the west of Tuhiraki within the takiwa of Wairewa Runanga.

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.