Wairau Bar, Wairau, Blenheim
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Private/No Public Access
27th June 2012
Extent of List Entry
extent is confined to Te Pokohiwi as defined on the north eastern (seaward coastline), south eastern (Te Parinui o Whiti) and north western (Wairau River mouth) boundaries by the legal parcel boundaries of Sec 1 SO 7049 and Lot 1 DP 440199 (CT 546587).
The inland (lagoon) boundary is defined by the legal parcel boundary of Lot 1 DP 440199 (CT 546587) and mean high water mark as mapped by LINZ for the 1:50,000 topographic dataset. Note that the extent of Wairau reflects the proposed boundaries of Te Pokohiwi Historic Reserve and the lands to be returned to Rangitāne as mapped in the Rangitāne Deed of Settlement (OTS-099-68) with the addition of Lot 1 DP 440199 (CT 546587).
Sec 1 SO 7049 Government Purpose Reserve (Wetland Management)(NZ Gazette 1994, p.2481) and Lot 1 DP 440199 (CT 546587), Marlborough Land District.
Te Pokohiwi is an extensive gravel bar formed where the Wairau River meets the sea at Cloudy Bay on the South Island’s north-eastern coastline. The southern terminus of Te Pokohiwi is the cliff-face of Te Parinui o Whiti (White Bluff) from whence the lineal spit of Te Pokohiwi extends for approximately seven kilometres to the northwest bordering several lagoons and islands, terminating in the north at the Wairau River. 19 ha gravel bar where the Wairau River meets the sea in Cloudy Bay
Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau
Puaha Te Rangi Ngati Apa ki te Waipounamu
Ngati Toa Rangatira
Te Atiawa (South Island)
A full copy of the registration report can be requested from the Māori Heritage Team at National Office.
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.