Have your say on a lease application for a building by Moeraki Power Boat and Yacht Club. Submissions closed 1 November 2022.

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 years.

Application details

Applicant: Moeraki Power Boat and Yacht Club Incorporated
Location of proposed activity: Conservation Area – Moeraki Power Boat and Yacht Club
Concession applied for: Licence
Summary of proposal: The Moeraki Power Boat and Yacht Club wish to lease conservation land for a building for dinghy storage and fishing club meetings for 30 years. This was previously leased under a Land Act Lease.
Application documents:

How to make a submission

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

Submissions closed at 5 pm on Tuesday, 1 November 2022.

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.

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.

1. Prepare your submission

Prepare your submission using the form:

2. Send your submission

Send your submission by email or post.

Subject line: Moeraki Power Boat and Yacht Club lease application

Department of Conservation
Level 1, John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Dunedin, 9054
PO Box 5244

Attention: Thomas Parsons, Permissions Advisor

What happens next

After submissions close:

  1. DOC will analyse and consider all submissions and comments on the application.
  2. A hearing will be held if there have been requests to be heard by the Director-General. If you have expressed an interest in presenting your submission at a hearing, you will be contacted by DOC regarding this.
  3. DOC will analyse and consider information raised at the hearing if a hearing occurred.
  4. DOC will make a recommendation to the Minister of Conservation.
  5. The Minister of Conservation will make a decision on the application.

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 14 November 2022.

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 you have a question about the application or the submission process you can email

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