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Submissions close: 17 November 2014The Department of Conservation intends, pursuant to Section 18 Conservation Act 1987, to revoke the conservation park status of Pt Sec 31 & Pt Sec 25 Blk VII Mawheraiti SD. This area of land is located on the Greymouth to Reefton highway at Waimunga near Reefton.
Submissions close: 17 November 2014The Director Conservation Partnerships, North and Western South Island Region hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 49 Conservation Act 1987, that it is intended to dispose approximately 5 hectares of conservation land at Harihari described as Part bed Wanganui River.
Submissions close: 14 November 2014The Minister of Conservation gives notice of his intention to grant a 10.5 year concession under section 17Q of the Conservation Act 1987 to Great Barrier Island Eco Experiences Limited for a lease to improve, maintain and use an existing dwelling, garage, generator shed, woodshed and grounds at 660 Whangaparapara Road, Great Barrier Island.
Submissions due: 12 October 2014
Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle Ltd has applied to amend their permit to operate commercial tours to view marine mammals from a motorised vessel in the Abel Tasman operational area, from Stephens Bay to Separation Point including within 300 m of Tonga and Pinnacle islands.
We would like your comments on permit conditions for commercial great white shark cage diving in New Zealand.
Submissions close: Wednesday 22 October 2014
The Minister of Conservation gives notice of his intention to grant a 20 year concession to the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd within the Mt Richmond Forest Park.
The Department of Conservation is reviewing the authorisation (permitting) process for wildlife, and research or collection activities undertaken on public conservation land.
The Department of Conservation is planning to harvest some of the pine forest on Kawau Island Historic Reserve. Find out how you can be involved in this project.
View consultations that began in 2014.