Have your say on an application by Havelock Youth Hostel for a lease and licence in Havelock. Submissions closed 9 October.

Submissions closed 9 October.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received a concession application for the lease of land and a grazing licence for a term of 30 years.

Application details

Applicant: Anneliese Lindsay

Location of proposed activity: Local Purpose Reserve, 44a & 46 Main Road, Havelock, Marlborough

Summary of proposal: The applicant has applied for two things:

  • Concession application for the lease of land (2386m2) at 46 Main Road Havelock, Marlborough, to operate a youth hostel.
  • Licence to graze 12 sheep on the adjacent land block (1.3 ha) at 44a Main Road, Havelock, Marlborough. The land is classified as a local purpose reserve.

Concession applied for: Lease and licence for a 30 year term.

Application documents:

How to make a submission

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

Submissions closed 5 pm 9 October 2020.

1. Prepare your submission

Record what you think in a submission form.

You can also get a submission form from your local DOC office.

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 before 5 pm 9 October

Send your submission by email or post. You'll get a confirmation email or letter when a submission has been received.


Department of Conservation
Private Bag 701, Hokitika 7810
Attention: Lucy Croft (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.

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it’s likely to occur between 19 and 23 October 2020.


No details at this point.

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 Lucy Croft, Permissions Advisor.


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