Omarama Tenure Review - Notice of Preliminary Proposal
Public submissions are being sought on the Preliminary Proposal for Omarama pastoral lease tenure review. Submissions close 15 October 2012.
Notice is given under Section 43 of the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 by the Commissioner of Crown Lands that he has put a Preliminary Proposal for tenure review to Omarama Station Limited as lessee of the Omarama Pastoral Lease.
Legal description of land concerned
Pastoral lease land
Part Run 322B situated in Ahuriri, Benmore, Gala and Hawkdun Survey Districts being all the land contained in Crown Interest Register OT338/23 comprising 8781.2103 hectares more or less.
General description of proposal
- 81 ha approximately to be restored to or retained in full Crown ownership and control as a scenic reserve under Section 35(2)(a)(ii) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998.
- 80 ha approximately to be restored to or retained in full Crown ownership and control as a scientific reserve under Section 35(2)(a)(ii) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998.
- 8,620 ha approximately to be disposed of by freehold disposal to Omarama Station Limited under Section 35(3) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 subject to protective mechanisms and a qualified designation:
Protective Mechanisms:Conservation Covenant under Sections 40(1)(b), 40(2)(a) and 40(2)(b) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 over approximately 2630 ha to protect tussock grasslands, shrublands and associated vegetation.
Continuation of an Open Space Covenant pursuant to section 22 Queen Elizabeth the Second National Trust Act 1977 under Section 114 Land Act 1948 over approximately 1285 ha to protect high altitude tussock grassland and associated vegetation.
Qualified Designations:An easement in gross under Section 36(3)(b) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 for public access.
An easement in gross under Section 36(3)(b) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 for conservation management purposes.
The continuation in force of appurtenant easements recorded as Transfers 434135, 494001.1, 494001.2, 494001.3, 494001.4, 494001.5, 494001.6, 8378693.1 and 8511636.1 under Section 36(3)(c) Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998.
Further information including a copy of the designations plan plus the draft concession, covenant and easement documents is available on request from LINZ at the following address:
Land Information New ZealandCrown Property & InvestmentCBRE House, 112 Tuam StreetPrivate Bag 4721CHRISTCHURCH 8140Phone: 0800 665 463 (Option 7)
Any person wishing to inspect the lease should contact LINZ in the first instance at the above address.
Closing date of submissions
Written submissions must be received no later than 15 October 2012.
Download a PDF version of Omarama Preliminary Proposal (PDF 1.59MB)
Find out more about Omarama Station, including reports, plans and general information on the review process.