The Operations Manager, Murihiku District, gives notice under the Reserves Act 1977 of the proposal to classify the reserve located on Affleck Road, Riversdale, northern Southland, as a scenic reserve for the purposes of section 19 of the Reserves Act 1977.
The reserve is around 540 ha, being Lots 3 and 4 DP 11327 and lies approximately 18 km south-west of Lumsden. It was recently purchased by the Nature Heritage Fund and DOC to protect a significant dome mire peat bog. The wetland contains rushland-shrubland and is a distinctive natural feature in a largely developed area.
Any person or organisation who wish to make a written submission or objection in respect of this proposal are invited to write to:
Permissions and Land Manager
Dunedin Service Centre
PO Box 5244
Attention: Phil Melgren and Dinah Wakelin
Sumbmissions must be received no later than 5 pm on 27 November 2018. Submitters must also state whether they wish to be heard in support of their submission.
Phone: +64 3 211 2468
Phone: +64 3 474 6953