Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a 30 year concession to Waihi College Board of Trustees for educational purposes. Submissions closed 20 January 2017.

The Minister of Conservation gives notice of her intention to grant a 30 year concession under section 17Q of the Conservation Act 1987 to Waihi College Board of Trustees for educational purposes related to horticulture, silviculture and agriculture for the students of Waihi College at Waihi College Conservation Area.

This application is for the renewal of an existing activity.

How to submit

Any person or organisation may object in writing to the Director-General against the proposal, or make written submissions on the proposal. Objections or submissions should be sent to:

Department of Conservation
Hamilton Office
Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240

Attention: Samantha Whittington, Permissions Advisor

Submissions will be accepted up to and including Friday 20 January 2017.

Once submitted, submitters' information is subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and may be released under that Act. If you wish to keep any part of your submission confidential, you need to state this in writing when making your submission.

Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of his/her objection, or submission, must request (in that objection/submission) an opportunity to appear before the Director-General.


If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting Monday 20 February 2017.


Concession Officer's report (PDF, 53K)

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