Submissions closed 19 February 2021. Have your say on an application by Kokiri Lime Company Limited for an access arrangement in South Westland.

Submissions closed 19 February 2021

Submissions received (PDF, 972K)

This application is notified under section 61C of the Crowns Minerals Act 1991 in accordance with section 49 of the Conservation Act 1987.

Application details

Applicant: Kokiri Lime Company Limited
Location of proposed activity: Fox River to Haast – Conservation Area at Karangarua in the South Westland District
Authorisation type: Access Arrangement (AA)
Summary of proposal:
The application is for access to 15 hectares of public conservation land at Karangarua in the South Westland District. This is to undertake rock quarrying for road infrastructure including river protection works on the West Coast.

Application documents:

How to submit

Submissions closed 19 February 2021.

Submissions received

Submission received (PDF, 972K)

What happens next

  1. DOC will analyse and consider all relevant submissions.
  2. A hearing will be held if there have been requests to be heard by the Director-General. If you have expressed an interest in presenting your submission at a hearing, you'll be contacted by DOC regarding this.
  3. DOC will make a recommendation to the Minister of Conservation.
  4. The Minister of Conservation will make a decision on the application.

Hearing details

A public hearing will be held on 17 March at 99 Revell Street upstairs of the ASB building, Hokitika


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 Access Arrangement 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 proposal.


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