Tongariro National Park community procedures
IntroductionDOC has procedural guidance that must be followed in Tongariro National Park.
Disclaimer: We are making these procedural documents available to members of the public to share best practice. These documents are only relevant to operation in Tongariro National Park. You may need further help to do the work described and also need to get authorisation. Caveats may apply.
Basic maintenance notification
For basic maintenance of your structure in Tongariro National Park you must notify DOC.
Works approval application
For any work beyond basic maintenance, you will need to apply for a works approval. To ensure your application process goes smoothly, contact us for advice.
For a pre-application discussion or any general enquires contact: email@example.com
Helicopter use notification
If a helicopter is required to carry out essential works within Whakapapa, Turoa or Tukino ski areas you must notify DOC.
All machinery that enters Tongariro National Park will require an inspection by DOC unless it meets the criteria for an exemption.
Ski club vehicle off-road access permits
For off-road vehicle access within Whakapapa Ski Area to Meads Wall, Salt Ridge and the Rock Garden you will need to apply for an access permit.
- Tongariro National Park Management Plan
- Whakapapa Village site and landscape plan (1,929K)
- Tongariro National Park Building Code 2013 (4,684K)