Have your say on an application by Riverdale Dairy Ltd to occupy a disused dairy shed for the purpose of housing water supply and car garaging in Hae Hae Te Moana Conservation Reserve. Submissions close 29 May 2020.

This application was notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a lease and licence concession from Riverdale Dairy Ltd.

Application details

Applicant: Riverdale Dairy Ltd

Location of proposed activity: Hae Hae Te Moana Conservation Reserve, Hanging Rock Road, Geraldine

Summary of proposal: The proposed activity is for the continued exclusive occupation and use of an existing disused dairy shed for housing a water supply and car garaging, part of which encroaches onto the Hae Hae Te Moana River Conservation Reserve.  The use of the shed is related to the applicants grazing activity.

Application documents: Riverdale Dairy Limited application (PDF, 137K)

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

How to make a submission

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

Attention: Pauline Adams, Permissions Advisor

Submission close Friday 29 May 2020 at midnight. 

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 8 June 2020.

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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