Have your say on an application by Kawau Island Catering Limited for a lease at Mansion House Valley Grounds, Kawau Island Historic Reserve. Submissions closed 11 April 2019.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application from Kawau Island Catering Limited for a lease/licence for nine years. 

Application details


Kawau Island Catering Limited

Location of proposed activity

Kawau Island Historic Reserve – Mansion House Valley Grounds

Map reference

An area surrounding 1763395. 5967004 NZTM

Summary of proposal

The application relates to an existing activity that is due to expire on 30 April 2019.

The application is to lease the kiosk building as a café and function centre as a licence area when necessary to use the area as detailed in green on the plan, known as the Mansion House Valley Grounds.  

The application does not include Mansion House.

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.

Submission form (Word, 237K)

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

Department of Conservation
Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240

Attention: Trevor Irwin, Permissions Advisor


Submissions close on Thursday 11 April 2019 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.   

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 29 April 2019.

Application documents

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