25 Nov 2020

Heritage NZ weighs into battle over Taranaki pā site

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 25 November 2020

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga has weighed into a long-running access rights battle at a historic pā site in Taranaki.

The Crown agency says fragile archaeological remains at Hauranga Pā are being damaged by mountain bikers, walkers and joggers criss-crossing the Weld Road Coastal Reserve.

It wants a managment plan created to protect the pā site.

Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more.