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Publicly notified resource consents

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Waitomo Sky Garden Limited - 

(RM190052) Resource Consent Application

This application seeks resource consent to establish and operate a tourist attraction from a site (Lots 2 and 3 DP 409891) located at Pukeroa Road, Hangatiki.

The tourist attraction will include the following:

  • A 68.5 metre high tower structure (63.8 metre high main structure plus lighting rod, navigation beacon and zipline platform on its roof) for a slide, bungy jump, swing, zipline, viewing platform, toilet facilities and café) (254m2 ground floor area, and 825m2 total upper floor area (254m2 indoors, and 571m2 outdoors);
  • Seven zip line towers and landing platforms (up to a maximum height of 15.5 metres);
  • Main Building (for entry, ticketing (65m2), café (470m2), office/admin (112m2), digital (photo and video department) (42m2), staff rooms (80m2) and bathrooms (90m2)) on two storeys with a total area of 900m2;
  • Viewing decks of 412m2 (upper) and 180m2 (lower) outside the main building;
  • Lagoon/bungy touch pool;
  • Maintenance Building (90m2);
  • Restored Stream; and
  • Car parking for 162 car park spaces (staff and visitors); 5 accessible car park spaces; 6 bus park spaces; 7 campervan spaces; and a 40m drop-off zone.

Public Notification on Thursday, 12 March 2020. Submissions closed at 5pm on 9 April 2020.

Click here for the submission form (PDF 438 KB)
Word format submission form (DOCX 95 KB)

*NOTE: Please ensure that you save the submission form and check the contents of your submission before returning to Council

Application

Revised application in response to The Lines Company Conditions

Section 92 - Further Information

Applicant response

Submissions

Hearing Notice and Commissioner Direction (PDF 602 KB)

Section 42A Report

Section 42A Report (PDF 2.92 MB)

Applicant's Evidence

Submitter Evidence

Te Kauae Marae

Hearing

Date:            Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Time:            9.00am

Venue:          Waitomo District Council Chambers  

Schedule of Hearing  (PDF 316 KB)

Hearing Evidence

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Hearing Closed 8 July 2020

Decision