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Land Notices
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Notice of Intention to Take Land for Motorway Purposes—Ara Tūhono–Pūhoi to Wellsford Project (Puhoi to Warkworth Section), Auckland

Notice is hereby given that the Minister for Land Information proposes to take, under the Public Works Act 1981, the land described in the Schedule to this notice (“land”).

The land has been designated and is required for construction, operation and maintenance of the Ara Tūhono-Pūhoi to Wellsford Project (Puhoi to Warkworth Section) (“project”). More particularly, the land is required for motorway purposes.

The project is required to:

  1. increase long-term corridor capacity, improve route quality and safety (eg gradient, alignment, overtaking), improve freight movement and provide resilience in the wider State highway network through the addition of a four-lane route;
  2. increase travel time consistency and decrease travel times to and from the north end of the Johnstone’s Hill tunnels and the north end of Warkworth; and
  3. alleviate congestion at Warkworth by providing a Warkworth bypass for through traffic.

The owners of the land and those persons with a registered interest in it have been served with notice of the Minister for Land Information’s intention to take the land and advised of their right to object.

Any other person having the right to object may send a written objection to the Registrar, Environment Court, Level 2, 41 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, or by post to PO Box 7147, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141, or DX CX10086, Auckland, within 20 working days after the date of publication of this notice.

If any objection is made in accordance with this notice, a public hearing will be held with the right of the objector to appear and be heard personally, unless the objector otherwise requires, and each objector will be informed of the time and place of the hearing.

Any person requiring further information in respect of this advice should contact Dean Askew, The Property Group Limited, Level 15, 34 Shortland Street (PO Box 104), Auckland 1010. Telephone: (09) 309 8546.

North Auckland Land District—Auckland



15.6850 Part Lot 1 DP 74814 (Computer Freehold Register NA30C/1105); shown as Section 1 on SO 491098.
31.2076 Part Lot 1 DP 50685 (Computer Freehold Register NA47C/301); shown as Section 2 on SO 491098.
1.0112 Part Allotment 409 Mahurangi Parish (Computer Freehold Register NA22B/461); shown as Section 3 on SO 491098.
0.1811 Part Lot 1 DP 52247 (Computer Freehold Register NA18B/184); shown as Section 4 on SO 491098.
0.5794 Part Lot 5 DP 52247 (Computer Freehold Register NA18B/184); shown as Section 5 on SO 491098.
0.2594 Part Allotment 184 Parish of Puhoi (Computer Freehold Register NA658/67); shown as Section 6 on SO 491098.
0.1405 Part Part Allotment 116 Parish of Puhoi (Computer Freehold Register NA18B/185); shown as Section 7 on SO 491098.
0.0376 Part Lot 4 DP 52247 (Computer Freehold Register NA18B/184); shown as Section 8 on SO 491098.
3.8110 Part Lot 1 DP 50685 (Computer Freehold Register NA47C/301); shown as Section 11 on SO 491098.

The land is located at 815 State Highway 1, Warkworth.

Dated at Wellington this 5th day of May 2016.

Hon LOUISE UPSTON, Minister for Land Information.