Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a 15-year lease for use of the Auckland Mataatua Society Marae Recreation Reserve. Submissions closed 22 March 2019.

Approval in principle

The Minister of Conservation gives notice of her intention to grant a 15-year lease concession under section 59 A of the Reserves Act and 17Q of the Conservation Act 1987: 

Applicant: Auckland Mataatua Society Incorporated
Location of proposed activity: Auckland Mataatua Society Marae Recreation Reserve

Summary of proposal

The Minister of Conservation intends to grant a 15-year lease concession to the Auckland Mataatua Society Incorporated for exclusive use (lease) of land to own, occupy and maintain an existing marae and community facilities in Auckland Mataatua Society Marae Recreation Reserve.

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 – download a copy or get one from your local DOC office.

Comment submission form (Word, 236K)

Objections or submissions should be sent to:

Director-General, Department of Conservation
Attention: Daniel Lincoln

Submissions will be accepted up to and including 22 March 2019.

Note that submitters' information could be disclosed under the Official Information Act 1982 and submissions are part of the statutory process and may be commented on by the applicant.


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 01 April 2019.

View the report

Intention to grant 15-year lease - report (PDF, 333K)

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