Have your say on a lease concession application by Rangitoto Island Historic Conservation Trust at Bach 38, Rangitoto Island. Submissions closed 5 August 2022.

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

Application details

Applicant:  Rangitoto Island Historic Conservation Trust
Location of proposed activity: Bach 38, Rangitoto Island Scenic Reserve
Location history: Rangitoto Island Historic Conservation Trust
Map reference: E1766057 N5924768, on the southern side of Rangitoto Island
Concession type: Lease
Summary of proposal:
Lease for the continuation of a museum at Bach 38, Rangitoto Island. The application also includes an annual guided walk for the Auckland Heritage Festival.

Application document:

How to make a submission

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

Submissions close 5pm 5 August 2022.

1. Prepare your submission

Record what you think in the submission form.

Any person or organisation wishing to be heard at a possible hearing in support of their submission must request an opportunity to appear before the Director-General. This request must be included in your submission.

2. Send us your submission

Send your submission by email or post. You'll get a confirmation email or letter when a submission has been received.
Subject line: Submission on Rangitoto Island Historic Conservation Trust notification

Department of Conservation
Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240

Attention: Lynette Trewavas, Senior Permissions Advisor

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.

What happens next

After submissions close:

  1. DOC will analyse and consider all submissions.
  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'll 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's likely to occur the week starting 15 August 2022


No details at this point. Details, such as submissions and the decision outcome, will be added when they are available.

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 contact Lynette Trewavas, Senior Permissions Advisor.


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