Monday, April 22, 2024

Ski field operator application hearings to begin

The Department of Conservation (DOC) will this week begin public hearings on Pure Tūroa Limited’s 10-year concession application to operate the Tūroa Ski Area on Mount Ruapehu.

Deputy Director-General Policy and Regulatory Services, Ruth Isaac says DOC received 477 submissions regarding the application.

“We would like to thank everyone who took the time to provide feedback on Pure Tūroa’s concession application to operate Tūroa Ski Area on Mt Ruapehu,” she said.

“Hearings are the next stage of the process and an opportunity for those who indicated they wanted to talk through their submission in person.

“Information from the hearings will be taken into consideration as a part of the application process.”

The hearings will be held in:

  • Thursday 22 February and Friday 23 February– Ruapehu District Council Chambers
  • Monday 26 February and Tuesday 27 February – DOC Tūrangi Office

The Hearing Chair will be Connie Norgate, Kaihautū Ngā Whenua Rāhui.

More information on the hearings can be found on the DOC website: Application by Pure Tūroa Limited to operate Tūroa Ski Area on Mt Ruapehu: Have your say (

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