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Tauranga City Plan

7E.1  Objectives and Policies for Significant Archaeological Areas

Updated 11 September 2018

7E.1.1 Objective - Identifying and Managing Significant Archaeological Areas

The values that define the City's significant archaeological areas are identified and appropriately managed.

7E.1.1.1 Policy - Identifying Significant Archaeological Areas

By applying relevant criteria in 7A.1.1.1 - Policy - Identification of Historic Heritage to identify the City's significant archaeological areas.

7E.1.1.2 Policy - Managing Significant Archaeological Areas

By ensuring the values of significant archaeological areas are protected from the adverse effects of subdivision, use and development by having regard to:

  1.  7A.1.1.2 - Policy - Protection of Historic Heritage;
  2. Any recommendations from the New Zealand Historic Places Trust;
  3. Where the area is located within an Open Space Zone;
    1. The relevant Reserve Management Plan;
    2. The requirements of the Reserves Act 1977;
  4. The requirements of the Historic Places Act 1993.

7E.1.2 Objective – Identifiying and Managing Signficant Archaeological Areas within the Te Tumu Future Urban Zone

To identify significant archaeological areas within the Te Tumu Future Urban Zone to enable the values of those areas to be established and managed at the time of subdivision, use and development of that land. 

7E.1.2.1 Policy – Managing Signficant Archaeological Areas with the Te Tumu Future Urban Zone

By ensuring subdivision, use and development within the areas shown in Appendix 7E – Te Tumu Archaeological Management Areas (Sheets 1 and 2) includes further archaeological assessments to enable the values and extent of any identified significant archaeological area to be determined and appropriately managed or protected where necessary.

7E.1.3 Objective – Other Archaeological Sites

The opportunity to manage other archaeological sites values through subdivision, use and development is recognised.

7E.1.3.1 Policy – Other Archaeological Sites

By managing subdivision, use and development to assist the New Zealand Historic Places Trust to minimise the risk of modification, damage or destruction to archaeological sites where they exist, or are likely to exist. 

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