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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


Revised application in response to The Lines Company Conditions

Section 92 - Further Information

Applicant response


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


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