Why is DOC considering a quarry application in the South Westland World Heritage Area after promising UNESCO it would look after the land?
In early January 2021, Kokiri Lime Company Ltd (Kokiri) lodged an application for an access arrangement, to quarry rock for river engineering works in Westland. The proposed site for the quarry is covered by old-growth [...]
Federated Mountain Clubs has written a comprehensive submission on the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill. The Bill makes significant changes to the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 and the Land Act 1948, which provide for [...]
In December last year, DOC announced the first of two rounds of public consultation on the Kawarau/Remarkables Conservation Area's reclassification. Submissions close 26 February 2021. The Kawarau/Remarkables Conservation Area includes over 33,000 hectares of high [...]
Dunstan Downs pastoral lease in Central Otago is currently undergoing tenure review. Straddling the transition between Canterbury and Otago in terms of local governance and natural values, this 12,351.4 hectare Crown pastoral lease stretches from [...]
FMC’s submission on the application by Precision Helicopters Ltd for landings in the Hokitika backcountry
The Department of Conservation publicly notified an application for a concession by Precision Helicopters Ltd for regular landings in the backcountry inland of Hokitika. The following landing sites are proposed: Miserable Ridge, Totara – Mikonui [...]
In March 2020, the Department of Conservation publicly notified an application by Sky Play Adventures Limited to build a five-stage zipline at Huka Falls, Taupo. This is the second application for a zipline over iconic [...]