Esplanade reserves

229 Purposes of esplanade reserves and esplanade strips

An esplanade reserve or an esplanade strip has 1 or more of the following purposes:


to contribute to the protection of conservation values by, in particular,—


maintaining or enhancing the natural functioning of the adjacent sea, river, or lake; or


maintaining or enhancing water quality; or


maintaining or enhancing aquatic habitats; or


protecting the natural values associated with the esplanade reserve or esplanade strip; or


mitigating natural hazards; or


to enable public access to or along any sea, river, or lake; or


to enable public recreational use of the esplanade reserve or esplanade strip and adjacent sea, river, or lake, where the use is compatible with conservation values.

Section 229: replaced, on 7 July 1993, by section 124 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 65).