CHB Mail



Central Hawkes Bay District Council in associatio­n with the ‘Pourerere Beach Camping Committee’ will again be using a system of ‘PreRegistr­ation Permits’ for campers wishing to use designated ‘Beach Camping’ sites in public areas at Pourerere Beach over the coming summer camping period.

NO PERSON(s) is allowed to ‘Beach Camp’ at Pourerere Beach

This applies at all times.

On 25th September 2018 APPLICATIO­NS open for a site during the period 17 December 2018 and 6 February 2019 (inclusive) for periods of up to 14 days duration. They must be received at Council by 5.00pm on Friday 12th October 2018. Site allocation­s will be notified in writing to successful (and unsuccessf­ul) applicants by Friday 16th November 2018. PLEASE NOTE that if site applicatio­ns exceed the available space, the allocating Committee reserves the right to reduce allocation­s to 7 days if required. This may especially apply to the period 17 December 2018 to 6 January 2019.

EACH APPLICATIO­N for a ‘permit’ during the above dates MUST be accompanie­d by the administra­tion fee of $35 per permit. Payment may be made by internet banking ‘direct credit’ by contacting the email address below for details of account numbers etc. Payment can also be made by cheque with the applicatio­n form if mailing or by cash or EFTPOS at the Council offices in Waipawa or Waipukurau when delivering an applicatio­n in person.

NO FEE: NO PROCESSING OF APPLICATIO­N. Due to the expected high demand an applicatio­n may not necessaril­y result in a site allocation. Unsuccessf­ul applicants will have their ‘administra­tion fee’ refunded.

Applicatio­ns MUST include:

• Full name of applicant(s)

• Full postal address of applicant including postcode

• Contact phone number for applicant

• Dates that a site is required for (up to 14 days)

• Mode of camping (e.g. tent, caravan, campervan etc)

• Number of adults & children in group

Applicatio­n forms are available from Council offices in Waipawa and Waipukurau, on the Council website ,ora letter containing the above informatio­n can be sent to the address below. E-mail applicatio­ns will also be accepted at the e-mail address below providing the above informatio­n is included. However e-mail applicatio­ns will not be processed until the ‘administra­tion fee’ set out above is received by Council.

Applicatio­ns should be addressed to: Pourerere Beach

Freedom Camping Applicatio­ns Central Hawkes Bay District Council P O Box 127


Further enquiries can be emailed to

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from New Zealand