Have your say on an application by Hastings District Council to construct, repair and maintain a coastal protection structure at Haumoana Conservation Area. Submissions closed 10 December 2021.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a lease concession.

Submissions closed 10 December 2021.

Application details

Applicant: Hastings District Council
Location of proposed activity: Haumoana Conservation Area
Map Reference: Properties 1 and 5 on Clifton Road, Hastings. As shown in attachment 3b
Concession applied for: Lease
Summary of proposal: Construct, repair and maintain a coastal protection structure (limestone revetment).

Application documents

Note: Information lodged with the Department included additional attachments supplementary to requirements for the application to be sufficiently understood. If any members of the public wish to view these documents, then they will be made available upon request.

How to make a submission

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

Submissions closed 5.00 pm on 10 December 2021.

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:

  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 you have expressed an interest in presenting your submission at a hearing, you'll 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.

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, then this will be facilitated on the week beginning Monday 17 January 2021 (subject to change).


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 Liam Thomas, Senior Permissions Advisor.


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