Have your say on an application by Otehei Bay Holdings Limited for an upgrade to an existing septic system and a new sewage dispersal field. Submissions closed 12 March 2021.

Submissions closed 12 March 2021

No hearing was required.

Application details

Applicant: Otehei Bay Holdings Limited
Location of proposed activity: Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island
Summary of proposal: Upgrade of current septic system facility to meet current and future clean water standards and best practice treatment systems.

Concession applied for:

  1. the addition of 1 x 25,000 litre tank, to be placed in the same area as currently being used, including upgrading the electrical switchboard plus the repurposing of existing tanks.
  2. a new dispersal field. The area required is 3,000 m2 with an additional 3,000  m2 to allow for future proofing the system.

Application documents: Application by Otehei Bay Holdings Limited (ZIP, 28,509K)

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 pm Friday 12 March 2021.

1. Prepare your submission

Record what you think in the submission form.

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

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



Department of Conservation
Christchurch Shared Services
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140

Attention: Leigh Rodd

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.

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

No hearing was required.


No details at this point.

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