This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received a concession application for a period of 30 years.
Applicant: Upper Clutha Radio Telephone Users Association Incorporated
Location of proposed activity: The Stack Conservation Area
Concession applied for: Lease
Map reference: GPS coordinates: 44o41’42.35484”S 169o02’55.18762”E (end) 44o41’42.52661”S 169o02’55.46997”E (start)
Summary of proposal: Concession application for a 30 year lease to formalise part of a solar panel array structure (measuring approximately 8.8 m long x 1.85 m wide x 2.5 m high) installed at Roys Peak within The Stack Conservation Area, Wanaka. The solar panel array structure is associated with the applicant’s telecommunication facility situated on private land.
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. Get one from your local DOC office or download a copy: Submission form (Word, 242K)
You may make a submission by sending a written or electronic submission to:
Department of Conservation
PO Box 5244
Level 1, John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Attention: Kelvin Brown, Permissions Advisor
Submissions closed on Monday, 10 June 2019. 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 their 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.
If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on 17 or 18 June 2019.