Department of Conservation Areas

The three areas the Otama Reserves Group are engaged in are: The Otama dunes, wetland and recreational reserves.

There are aslo three other reserves in the watershed: The Tamaihu Coastal Strip, the Black jack Reserve and the Cormandel Forest Park (Otama Block)

Their individual properties are listed below and their boundaries be can individually identified using the online DOC Map.

Dunes ( Otama Reserves Group )

  • Otama Beach Recreation Reserve
  • Otama Sand Dunes Recreation Reserve

Legislation: Reserves Act 1977, Section s.17 – Recreation Reserve

Wetland ( Otama Reserves Group )

  • Conservation Area – Otama River West
  • Conservation Area – Otama River East

Legislation: Conservation Act 1987, Section s.25 – Stewardship Area

  • Otama Beach Recreation Reserve

Legislation: Reserves Act 1977, Section s.17 – Recreation Reserve

Recreational Reserve ( Otama Reserves Group )

  • Otama Beach Recreation Reserve

Legislation: Reserves Act 1977, Section s.17 – Recreation Reserve

  • Conservation Area – Otama

Legislation: Conservation Act 1987, Section s.25 – Stewardship Area

Tamaihu Coastal Strip

  • Marginal Strip – Tamaihu

Legislation: Conservation Act 1987, Section s.24(3) – Fixed Marginal Strip

Black Jack Scenic Reserve ( Ngaiti Hei )

  • Black Jack Scenic Reserve

Legislation: Reserves Act 1977 Sections.19(1)(a) – Scenic Reserve

Otama Forest Park ( Project Kiwi )

  • Coromandel Forest Park (Otama Block)

Legislation: Conservation Act 1987, Section s.19 – Conservation Park

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