Have your say on an application by Whangaruru Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated for a lease concession at Tamateatai Point Scenic Reserve. Submissions close 17 August 2018.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a lease for 10 years. 

Application details


Whangaruru Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated

Location of proposed activity

Tamateatai Point Scenic Reserve

Map reference

Approximately the area surrounding -35.345566, 174.327957

Summary of proposal

Renewal of a lease to allow the Whangaruru Volunteer Coastguard to maintain their operation from a small existing shed.

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)

Send a written or electronic submission to:

Department of Conservation
Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240 

Attention: Jessica Te Whaiti, Permissions Advisor


Submissions close on Friday 17 August 2018 at 5 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.  


When a decision on the application is made it will be posted on this page.  


Concession application form (PDF, 403K)

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