Have your say on an application by Rerekapa Hut Supporters Incorporated for a licence to occupy an existing building at Moki Conservation Area. Submissions closed Friday 19 March 2021.

Submissions closed Friday 19 March 2021

This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application to vary a concession from:

Application details

Applicant: Rerekapa Hut Supporters Incorporated
Location of proposed activity: Moki Conservation Area, near Rerekapa Track.
Concession type: Licence to occupy building
Summary of proposal: To occupy an existing building that is used as a tramping hut for a period of 10 years at Moki Conservation Area, near Rerekapa Track. This application is a re-issue of an existing activity.
Application documents:

How to make a submission

Any person or organisation may make comment in writing to the Director-General for or against the proposal or make any other written submissions on the proposal.

Submissions will be accepted up to and including Friday 19 March 2021 at 5 pm.

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
Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842

Attention: Lara Pollard

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.

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 was required, it was likely to occur on the week starting 12 April 2021.

No hearing was required.


No details at this point. Details, such as submissions and the decision outcome, will be added when they are available.


If you have a question about the application or the submission process you can contact Lara Pollard, Permissions Advisor.


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