Have your say on an application by Lake Kaniere Lodge Trust for the exclusive occupation of an existing lodge at Lake Kaniere. Submissions closed Friday 5 June 2020.

Submission closed Friday 5 June 2020. 

This application was approved on 1 July 2020 for 30 years.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a lease for a term of 30 years from Lake Kaniere Lodge Trust.

Applicant: Lake Kaniere Lodge Trust

Location of proposed activity: Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Summary of proposal: The proposed activity is for the continued exclusive occupation and use of an existing lodge for the purposes of accommodation.

Concession applied for: A lease for occupation and use of an existing facility.

Application documents:

How to make a submission

Submission closed Friday 5 June 2020.

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

1. Prepare your submission

Tell us what you think using a submission form.

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.

Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of their submission must request an opportunity to appear before the Director-General within that submission

2. Send us your submission

Send your submission by email or post.



Department of Conservation
Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842

Attn: Pauline Adams, Permissions Advisor

Submissions close on Friday 5 June 2020 at 12 midnight.

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 15 June 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.

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