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 is required for construction of the Te Puna/Minden Road Intersection Upgrade on State Highway 2 (“project”). The land will be taken for the functioning indirectly of a road and following construction will be vested in the Western Bay of Plenty District Council as road.
The project is one of a number of projects to improve safety along the Bay of Plenty Northern Corridor between Tauranga and Katikati. The project is required to:
- help manage growing traffic numbers;
- reduce the severity of road crashes; and
- make travel easier for locals and visitors travelling in and around Tauranga.
The owner of the land and those persons with a registered interest in it have been served with notice of the Minister’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, 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 Dave Kent, The Property Group Limited, 1180 Lake Road, Rotorua 3010. Postal Address: PO Box 2063, Rotorua 3040. Telephone: (07) 349 7101.
South Auckland Land District—Western Bay of Plenty District
|0.0081||Part Lot 1 DPS 12730 (Computer Freehold Register SA46C/441); shown as Section 13 on SO 491908.|
The land is located at 620 State Highway 2, Te Puna, Tauranga.
Dated at Auckland this 21st day of June 2016.
Hon LOUISE UPSTON, Minister for Land Information.