Wings and Water (Te Anau) Limited's floatplane office and jetty
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Have your say on an application by Wings and Water (Te Anau) Limited for a lease providing exclusive use of a jetty and mooring for 15 years. Submissions closed 13 July 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 term of 15 years.

Application details

Applicant: Wings and Water (Te Anau) Limited

Location of proposed activity: Te Anau Lakefront, Fiordland National Park

Map reference:

NZTM map reference: E1,186,369 N4,956,848

Summary of proposal:

Wings & Water (Te Anau) Limited request a 15-year lease of an existing jetty on Lake Te Anau for the operation of an existing floatplane business. This is for the jetty's physical structure of 149m2, and mooring on the bed of Lake Te Anau 20 metres from it.

The jetty is for the use and occupation of their floatplane operation (an existing concession) including passengers access, freight and aircraft refuelling. The mooring request is to secure the plane near the jetty.

Concession applied for: Lease

Application documents:

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
PO Box 5244
Dunedin 9054

Olivia Geddes, Senior Permissions Advisor
86245-OTH Wings and Water (Te Anau) Limited

Submission close Monday 13 July 2020.

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 3 August 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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