Have your say on an application by Youth Hostel Association of New Zealand to lease part Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park for staff accommodation. Submissions closed Friday 6 September.

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

Application details

Applicant: Youth Hostel Association of New Zealand
Location of proposed activity: Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
Map reference: The approximate area surrounding 1366380.5153058 NZTM

Summary of proposal: The lease of part of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park for the purpose of staff accommodation for a term of 30 years.

Application documents: Application form 3b (PDF, 269K)

How to make a submission

Submissions closed Friday 6 September.

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 (DOC, 239K).

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 4175
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140
Attention: Nicci Mardle, Permissions Advisor

Submissions closed 5 pm Friday 6 September 2019.

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