Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to add land to Ahuriri Conservation Park. Submissions close 24 May 2017.

The Minister of Conservation gives notice under Section 18 of the Conservation Act 1987 of her intention to add land to Ahuriri Conservation Park. The proposal involves the addition of approximately 4,808 hectares of land that is currently managed by DOC as a conservation area.

How to submit

Any person or organisation may object in writing to the Director-General against the proposal, or make written submissions on the proposal. Objections or submissions should be sent to:

Department of Conservation
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch Mail Centre

Attention: Jenny Williams 


Submissions or objections will be accepted up to and including 5pm Wednesday 24 May 2017.


Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of his/her objection or submission must request (in that objection or submission) an opportunity to appear before the Director-General. If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur the week of 29 May 2017. 

Discussion paper

Information about the proposal (PDF, 293K)

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