Number and types of authorities (consents) granted by New Zealand Historic Places Trust to modify, disturb or destroy heritage sites
What is being monitored?
Anticipated environmental results and their monitoring requirement:
- The adverse effects of use and development on the relationship of the Tangata Whenua and their culture and traditions with their ancestral taonga are avoided, remedied or mitigated.
- To biennially monitor using Council records the number of sites of significance to the Tangata Whenua that have been modified, disturbed or destroyed.
Purpose of monitoring
Table 1. NZHPT authorities sought for modification, disturbance or destroying an archaeological site.
Source: New Zealand Historic Places Trust, 2011
- Since 2006 only three authorities to modify, disturb or destroy a heritage site were applied for and granted in the Lakes A Zone
- All three related to subdivision or construction
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