Introduction

Have your say on the application by Te Anau Helicopter Services Limited for a lease in Fiordland National Park. Submissions closed 4 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 for a term of 30 years.

Applicant: Te Anau Helicopter Services Limited
Location of Proposed Activity: Adjacent to the Milford Aerodrome, Fiordland National Park 
Summary of Proposal: Exclusive use of 1320m2 area of land containing a helicopter hanger, office and helipad for the purpose of operating a commercial helicopter service.
Concession Applied for: Lease and Easement
Application documents: 

Submissions

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

Submissions closed at midnight on Friday 4 June 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.

You may make a submission by sending a written or electronic submission to:

Post:

Director-General
Department of Conservation
PO Box 5244
Dunedin 9054

Level 1, John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Dunedin 9016

Attention: Lisa Wheeler, Senior Permissions Advisor
87559-OTH Te Anau Helicopter Services Limited

Email: DNSubmissions@doc.govt.nz

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 21 June 2021.

Decision

No details at this point.

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