Have your say on an application by Rangitikei District Council to build and maintain a public toilet at Bruce Park Scenic Reserve. Submissions close 13 September 2018.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received a concession application for a license (public structure) for a term of 30 years.

Application details


Rangitikei District Council

Location of proposed activity

Bruce Park Scenic Reserve

Map reference

NZTM co-ordinates:
X: 1,815,621
Y: 5,573,101

Summary of proposal

Rangitikei District Council have applied to construct and maintain a single unisex public toilet at Bruce Park Scenic Reserve.  The toilet is a dry vault toilet.  It will be cleaned and emptied on a regular basis.

Concession applied for

 License for a Public Structure. The intended term is 30 years.

How to submit

Any person or organisation may make a submission in writing to the Director-General on the proposal. The submission must be made on a submission form downloaded here or available from your local DOC office. 

Comment submission form (Word, 237K)

You may make a submission by sending a written or electronic submission to:

Department of Conservation
Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3204

Attention of: Bryn Sheppard

Submissions close Thursday 13 September 2018 at 4 pm. 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 submission, must request (within that submission) an opportunity to appear before the Director-General.

DOC comment regarding publicly notified applications

The Minister of Conservation has made no determination regarding the suitability of this proposed concession on public conservation land.  This public notification should not be interpreted as an intention on the part of the Minister of Conservation to grant the proposed concession.  

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 20 September 2018.


No details at this point. 

Application documents

Application information pack (PDF, 1,837K)

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