Have your say on an application to continue the lease of a clubhouse in Mission Bay, Auckland. Submissions closed 19 August 2020.

Submissions closed 19 August 2020.

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 period of 30 years at Bastion Point Recreation Reserve, Auckland.

Application details

Applicant: Tamaki Yacht Club Incorporated

Location of Proposed Activity: 30 Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay, Auckland

Map References:

NZTM: 1761995.2184 East  5920734.8044 North

Summary of Proposal:

To continue exclusive use of the site. This site has a clubhouse to host sailing related activities including:

  • pre-and post-sailing presentations
  • changing rooms
  • boat storage, and
  • social events.

Tamaki Yacht Club Incorporated also wants to sub-lease to an events management company for corporate events, weddings and other similar activities.

Concession applied for: A lease to have exclusive use of the site.

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 19 August 2020.

1. Prepare your submission

Record what you think in the submission form.

You can also get a submission form from the DOC Auckland/Tamaki Makaurau District 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 19 August 2020

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


Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240.
Attention: Darcy Liddell, Permissions Advisor

Submissions closed 5 pm, 19 August 2020.

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.

What happens next

After submissions close on 19 August 2020:

  1. DOC will analyse and consider all submissions.
  2. A hearing will be held if there have been requests to be heard by the Director-General. If a hearing is required, it’s likely to occur in the week commencing 31 August 2020. If you have expressed an interest in presenting your submission at a hearing, you will be contacted by DOC regarding this.
  3. DOC will analyse and consider information raised at the hearing if a hearing occurred.
  4. DOC will make a recommendation to the Minister of Conservation.
  5. The Minister of Conservation will make a decision on the application by Tamaki Yacht Club Incorporated.


No details at this point. Details, such as submissions and the decision outcome, will be added when they are available.

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 Darcy Liddell, Permissions Advisor.


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