Te Urupa Rua Taniwha
Old Christchurch Road And Kumara Junction State Highway 6, West Coast, Arahura
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Private/No Public Access
26th March 2009
Extent of List Entry
The extent of registration includes the land known as Arahura No. 18 Block (CT 408091) Westland Land District in its entirety. This 2.0234 ha block is made up of approximately 1.8 hectares of land on the hillside terrace overlooking the north bank of the Arahura River (approximately 500 metres east of State Highway 6 accessed via the Old Christchurch Road) and additional land (approximately 0.2 hectares) on the flat, to the east of the road/rail corridor.
West Coast Region
Arahura No. 18 Blk (CT 408091), Westland Land District
Te Urupa Rua Taniwha is in the Arahura Valley on the elevated river terrace/headland above the Arahura River on its northern bank, immediately east of Arahura Pa and State Highway 6, 7.5km north of Hokitika, West Coast. The urupa is accessed via the Old Christchurch Road.
Iwi/ hapu/ whanau:
Te Runanga o Ngati Waewae
A fully referenced Registration Report is available from the Maori Heritage Team of the 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.