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Apply to conduct research or collect seeds or plant materials from a regional park
Before you start
Check if the park you are applying for is a regional park.
Regional parks include:
- Ambury Regional Park
- Atiu Creek Regional Park
- Awhitu Regional Park
- Duder Regional Park
- Mutukaroa-Hamlins Hill Regional Park
- Hunua Ranges Regional Park
- Long Bay Regional Park
- Mahurangi Regional Park
- Muriwai Regional Park
- Omana Regional Park
- Pakiri Regional Parkland
- Scandrett Regional Park
- Shakespear Regional Park
- Tapapakanga Regional Park
- Tawharanui Regional Park
- Tawhitokino Regional Park
- Te Arai Regional Park
- Te Rau Puriri Regional Park
- Waharau Regional Park
- Waitawa Regional Park
- Wenderholm Regional Park
- Whakanewha Regional Park
- Whakatiwai Regional Park
- Waitakere Ranges Regional Park
- Cascade Kauri
If the park you are applying for is not on this list, you will need to
Apply for landowner approval.
How to apply
Complete the relevant application form for your activity.
Call us on 09 3010101 and ask to speak to a senior ranger of conservation if you need to discuss your application.
Post your completed application form and supporting documents to:
Visitor Experience Team
Private Bag 92300
Victoria Street West
We will contact you if we need more information.
What you need to include in your application
You need to include the following with your application form:
- a map of the activity area
- a proposal of what you wish to research or collect
- an assessment of environmental effects - for this, you need to identify:
- the existing conservation values of the activity area
- the actual and potential effects of your activity
- mitigation or avoidance measures for each effect.
- any copies of your consultation with affected stakeholders
- a list of all contacted parties/organisations/individuals
- a health and safety plan
- an emergency plan.
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