Tuesday May 26, 2015   Last updated 19:36PM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

07:30pm - 08:00pm
Kapohia
Wiremu Williams
Kapiti council puts limits on wāhi tapu change

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Forty property owners in Kapiti have been told their land includes wāhi tapu that they can’t subdivide, alter existing buildings or subdivide.

The sacred sites, which will be listed in the Kapiti Coast District Council’s new district plan, were considered the most important of the 400 sites identified through consultation with Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa and Ngāti Raukawa.

One owner says he intends to appeal the designation because it has been in European ownership and farmed since 1830, and the previous owners never mentioned a pa or urupa on the land.




Copyright © 2013, Uma Broadcasting Ltd

Comments


Post comment:

Name*
Email*
Will not be published

Maximum of 1750 characters (about 300 words)
In order to assist us in reducing spam, please type the characters you see:
spam control image
I have read and accepted the terms and conditions

These comments are moderated. Your comment, if approved, may not appear immediately. Please direct any queries about comment moderation to webmaster@waatea603am.co.nz
WEBAD-Black-Note-2
Mataora2205-1
Deidre Otene | Manurewa Marae programme up for award
A youth leadership programme run from Manurewa marae has made the finals of both the National Youth Awards and the ˜I Am Auckland" awards. Taiohi Whai Oranga general manager Deidre Otene says its welcome recognition for the programme, which tries to create intergenerational change.
Louisa Wall | Manurewa Marae, KiwiSaver, Gay rights in Ireland
Manurewa MP Louisa Wall about Manurewa Marae up for an award, Kiwistart $1000 gone from budget. Ireland votes yes to gay marriage. Maori representation in local government
Hekia Parata | Education focused kaupapa
The Education Minister Hekia Parata on the latest in initiatives in the classrooms
Ben Matthews | Maori development
Ben Matthews is the new Maori Development coordinator for Lincoln University
Len Brown | Surplus crown land, rates increase, Ports of Auckland
Auckland Mayor Len Brown on crown surplus land that will be avaialbe for housing in Tamaki. Mangere ratepayers to pay 16% increase while Howick ratepayers get an increase of 9 %. Ports of Auckland and where things are at the moment
1 Rahera Shortland | Kaupapa Roopu Wahine Toko I Te Ora
The Maori Womans Welfare League have a business symposium coming up shortly
2 Haami Piripi | Koiwi
Haami Piripi on the return of koiwi to Te Papa Tongarewa
4 Waihoroi Shortland | Tuhoronuku
Ngati Hine Chair Waihoroi Shortland says the latest Tuhoronuku developments is no surprise to them
Locking Maori up in Prison.
MARTYN BRADBURY OPINION: The UN are concerned. They are concerned by New Zealand's appalling incarceration rates for Maori. At 15% of the population, Maori make up over 50% of the prison population. It's a situation the UN Committee of Torture describes as 'worrying'.
Whanau Ora succeeding
WIILIE JACKSON OPINON: It was sad listening to the nonsense that was being spouted out last week regarding Whanau Ora
Has the time for Whanau Ora come?
MARTYN BRADBURY OPINION: When you consider the hundreds of millions of dollars earmarked for Maori development that disappears into the bureaucratic black hole that is Wellington, you can appreciate the resentment from flax-roots and grass-root Maori organizations at the way money supposedly for Maori is spent so recklessly and unwisely.
0
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.