scoop.co.nz 11 Mar, 2021 02:15 am

Conservation Heritage Sites In Kāpiti Protected By Council Funding

Conservation Heritage Sites In Kāpiti Protected By Council Funding
Sites of historic and natural significance stretching across the district are among 11 projects granted financial assistance from the latest Kāpiti Coast District Council Heritage Fund. The Heritage Fund supports landowners and the Kāpiti Coast community ...

Sites of historic and natural significance stretching across the district are among 11 projects granted financial assistance from the latest Kāpiti Coast District Council Heritage Fund.The Heritage Fund supports landowners and the Kāpiti Coast community to manage, protect and enhance ecological, geological, historical and cultural sites throughout the district."Heritage places are important in shaping the character of the Kāpiti Coast, and protecting them for future generations,” says Councillor and Grants Allocation Committee Chair Jackie Elliott.Protected by a QE II Trust covenant, the wetland is part of the regionally significant swamp and is considered one of the best and largest remaining examples on the Kāpiti Coast.

Telegraph Hotel, 284 Rangiuru Road, Ōtaki: Since opening in 1872, the Telegraph Hotel in Ōtaki has been an important social hub and business in the town for more than 125 years, and is a listed heritage property in the Kāpiti Coast District Plan.” “The tenacious and selfless mahi (work) done by property owners and trusts across Kāpiti to restore and protect our rare natural wetlands and forests is truly visionary and very much appreciated, as is the work done to protect our heritage buildings, like the Telegraph Hotel in Ōtaki.

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