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Auckland Council

Reclassification of Reserves within the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Area

Public notice date: 04 October 2018

Closing date and time: 11 November 2018, 5 p.m.

The Auckland Council intends to prepare a management plan covering all local parks within the Hibiscus and Bays local board area.  Prior to that action commencing the Reserves Act 1977 (RA) requires all reserve lands within the local board area to be suitably classified in terms of that Act. 

Pursuant to the section 24 of the Reserves Act 1977, Auckland Council notifies its intention to reclassify, the reserves described in the Schedule below from the existing purposes to the purposes set out in that Schedule. The reasons for each of the reclassifications proposed are included in the Schedule below.

Schedule

Parcels to be reclassified recreation reserve under section 24 of the RA

  • Browns Bay Creek, Part Lot 31 Block X DP 10801, 5017m2. Current classification: local purpose (plantation) reserve. Reason for reclassification: align reserve classification to better fit its purpose for recreation.
  • Maygrove Esplanade Reserve, Lot 732 DP 202654, 1986m2. Current classification: local purpose (recreation) reserve. Reason for reclassification: correct earlier error made in classification.
  • Siesta Terrace Reserve, Lot 5 DP 61681, 872m2. Current classification: road reserve. Reason for reclassification: align reserve classification to better fit purpose for recreation.

Parcels to be reclassified local purpose (esplanade) reserve under section 24 of the RA

  • Glenelg Reserve, Lot 29 DP 52195, 13116m2, Current classification: recreation reserve. Reason for reclassification: better alignment of reserve classification with primary purpose.
  • Rothesay Bay Beach Reserve, Lot 2 DP 16848, 1467 m2 current classification: recreation Reserve. Reason for reclassification: align classification with adjacent land parcel.

Parcels to be reclassified local purpose (community use) reserve under section 24 of the RA

  • Western Reserve (Estuary Arts, Youth Centre site), Lot 2 DP 142814, 9560m2. Current classification: recreation reserve. Reason for reclassification: better alignment of reserve classification with primary use.
  • Western Reserve (site leased to Estuary Arts), Lot 1 DP 142814, 553m2. Current classification: recreation reserve. Reason for reclassification: better alignment of reserve classification with primary use.

Parcels to be reclassified under section 24 as scenic reserve 19 (1)(b)

  • Northcross Reserve, Allot 630 PSH OF Takapuna SO 51537, 18235m2. Current classification: recreation reserve. Reason for reclassification: better alignment of reserve classification with primary values – site is a significant ecological area.
  • Puriri Bush Reserve, Lot 36 DP 43768, 5917m2. Current classification: recreation reserve. Reason for reclassification: better alignment of reserve classification with primary values – site is a significant ecological area.

Any person wishing to object to any of the proposals may do so in writing and addressed to the Chief Executive, Auckland Council, Private Bag, 93200, Auckland 1142, Attention: Dafydd Pettigrew, no later than 5.00 pm on Monday 5 November 2018.  Alternatively, objections may be emailed to hibiscusandbays-sosmp@auckland.govt.nz 
 
Should any person wish to discuss any of the proposals, they can contact Dafydd Pettigrew on (09) 30101010.

Submissions on any of the proposals should state if the submitter wishes to be heard.  Any submitter should state in their submission if the whole or any part of the submission or objection is to be kept confidential, and the reasons.

However, any information provided to the council will become subject to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and may be released by the council under that Act.