Notified proposals and reviews 

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga often seeks comments from the public when it proposes to include new items on the List or review current entries.  

These comments are taken into account when the Heritage New Zealand Board makes decisions on proposals and reviews.

Proposals can also be entered on the List with the written agreement of the owners and registered interests (such as mortgage holders) on the certificate of title.  In such cases, formal public comments are not sought but interested parties are informed personally in writing about the proposal.

The Notification Process

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga prepares reports that explain why a place or area is considered to be worthy of entry on the List. These are provided to the public during the notification process.

When a proposal is publicly notified, letters and copies of the report are sent to all interested parties inviting submissions and notices are placed in the main public newspaper in the area.

There is a formal notification period of 20 working days in which you can comment on a proposal. This period can be extended to 40 working days, if necessary. Contact the Manager Heritage Listing if you wish to request an extension.

When the notification period closes, the Board will consider the proposal and any submissions before making a decision.  All submitters will be informed of the decision in writing.  If the place or area is entered on the List, information on it will be made available on the List Online.

How do I make a submission?

All submissions must be made in writing either by e-mail or post.  Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga does not have a standard form on which you might make your response.  Submissions often include comments on reasons for or against the proposal, as well as the information provided in the assessment report.  Contact details for the person to whom a submission on a currently notified proposal may be sent can be found under the individual listings below.

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact the Manager Heritage Listing


Proposals

Heritage New Zealand is not currently seeking submissions on any proposal reports.

Reviews

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is currently seeking submissions on the following reviews.

 

NZ Elevator Company Building
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New Zealand Elevator Company’s Building (Former), Ōamaru

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga are currently seeking submissions on the review report to revaluate the heritage values of the New Zealand Elevator Company’s Building (Former) and change it to Category 1 Historic Place. Submissions have been extended and are now due by 4pm, Wednesday 25th May 2022 and should be addressed to:

Nick Dixon
Area Manager Otago/Southland
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box No. 5467
DUNEDIN 9058

Sandymount Lime Kilns Complex Report
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Sandymount Lime Kilns Complex, Sandymount

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga are currently seeking submissions on the review report to vary the entry of the Sandymount Lime Kilns Complex by changing the extent. Submissions have been extended and are now due by 4pm, Wednesday 25th May 2022 and should be addressed to:

Nick Dixon
Area Manager Otago/Southland
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
PO Box No. 5467
DUNEDIN 9058

Reviews

Heritage New Zealand is not currently seeking submissions on any review reports.