Have your say on an application by Whakatane Rowing Club to lease/licence areas next to the Whakatane river. Submissions closed 22 October 2019.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a lease for a term of 30.

Application details

Applicant: Whakatane Rowing Club Incorporated.
Location of proposed activity: Whakatane Rowing Club – Recreation Reserve – Rowing Club. Approximately the area surrounding NZTM: E1949089 N5791361.

Summary of proposal: Lease/licence of the Whakatane Rowing Club due to the expiry of the current 30-year lease. The lease is for the club building and concrete wash down area with a licence over the remainder of the reserve.

No major changes are requested from the existing lease. The application forms refer to a 50-year lease but this has been reduced to a 30-year lease/licence. The explanation for this is provided in the additional information attachment of the application.

Application documents:

Submissions closed – How to make a submission

Any person or organisation may make a submission in writing to the Director-General on the proposal.

1. Prepare your submission

Tell us what you think using the submission form. You can download it as either a PDF or a Word Document.

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, state this in writing when making your submission.

Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of their submission must request an opportunity to appear before the Director-General within that submission.

2. Send us your submission

Send your submission by post or email.


Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240
Attention: Lynette Trewavas, Permissions Advisor

Submissions closed 5 pm Tuesday 22 October 2019.

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur during the week beginning 4 November 2019.


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