Have your say on an application by Mamaku Point Conservation Trust for the lease Frenchman's Bay and Bobs Point, Stewart Island/Rakiura. Submission closed 14 January 2022.

Submission closed 14 January 2022.

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for the lease of two areas of public conservation land for conservation purposes for a term (including renewals) of 30 years concession from:

Application details

Applicant: Mamaku Point Conservation Trust
Location of proposed activity: Frenchman's Bay and Bobs Point, Stewart Island/Rakiura
Summary of Ppoposal: The lease of two areas of stewardship land for conservation purposes. Both areas are located within the Mamaku Point Conservation Reserve and have been managed as part of the reserve since 2000.
Concession applied for: 30 year lease

Application document:


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

Submissions closed on Friday 14 January 2022 at 5:00 pm.

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, you need to state this in writing when making your submission.

Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of his/her submission, must request (within that submission) an opportunity to appear before the Director-General.

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.   

Hearing details

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur at the end of January 2022.


No details at this point.

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