Date: 27 May 2014
The Fiordland Link Experience monorail project, proposed by Riverstone Holdings Ltd, has been declined by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith.
Fiordland Link monorail declined - Media release from the Minister of Conservation
Questions and answers
Officer's Report: Intention to grant a concession, Fiordland link experience monorail - December 2011 (PDF, 1,345K)
The Department of Conservation’s initial report to the Minister.
Hearing Commissioner's Report - October 2013 (PDF, 754K)
This Department of Conservation report to the decision-maker summarises the additional information and evidence presented through the public consultation process and recommends how this additional information and evidence should be used.
Effects on the biodiversity and landscape values of the World Heritage Area:
New Zealand Conservation Authority (NZCA) letter - January 2014 (PDF, 154K)
Advice from the NZCA to assist the Minister of Conservation in reaching a decision on Riverstone Holding's monorail and road concession application.
- Independent assessment of tourism assumptions - February 2014 (PDF, 375K)
- Independent review of Business Plan - March 2014 (PDF, 857K)
Department of Conservation's final submission - May 2014 (PDF, 5,259K)
Prepared by DOC to assist the Minister of Conservation in reaching a decision on the Fiordland Monorail proposal.
Further information about the consultation, including the appendices to the Officer's report can be found on the Fiordland Link Experience monorail consultation page.
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