Have your say on an application by Taupo Clay Target Club to renew a lease within Waikato River Conservation Area. Submissions close 14 June 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 for a term of 30 years from:

Applicant: Taupo Clay Target Club Limited
Location of proposed activity: Waikato River Conservation Area – 131 Centennial Drive, Taupo
Map references: NZTM Accommodation Boundary Co-ordinates: 1869767.5 East 5715493.8 North
Summary of proposal: To continue occupying the site for use as a clay target club and associated buildings, and for a private residence within Waikato River Conservation Area.  
Concession applied for: A lease for exclusive use of the site containing a clay target range and associated structures and buildings, and a private residence.
Application documents:


Any person or organisation may make a submission in writing to the Director-General on the proposal. Submissions close 14 June 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.

Private Bag 3072, Hamilton 3240
Attention: Darcy Liddell
Permissions Advisor


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 on the week starting 28 June 2021.


No details at this point.

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