Have your say on freedom camping

Published: 09 April 2021

Public feedback is now invited to improve freedom camping in New Zealand.

The discussion document Supporting Sustainable Freedom Camping in Aotearoa New Zealand, a one-page summary and an online survey, are available now.

Public meetings will be held in Auckland, Whangārei, Hokitika, Westport, Queenstown, Christchurch, Twizel, Whitianga, Tauranga, Taupō, Gisborne, Picton, Kaikōura, Nelson and Tākaka.

As well as public meetings, MBIE is also holding webinars for those who can’t get to a meeting in person.

Submissions can be made through MBIE’s online survey, by email or mail and close on Sunday 16 May.

Information about the consultation, how to have your say, and where and when public information sessions and webinars will be held

The first public meetings will be in Auckland and Northland:

Auckland – Wednesday 14 April, 2pm – 4pm

Ellen Melville Centre

Pioneer Women’s Hall

2 Freyberg Place,

Auckland Central 1000

Whangārei – Thursday 15 April, 12pm – 2pm

Cafler Suite – Forum North

Whangarei District Council

7 Rust Avenue

Whangārei 0148

MBIE media contacts

Phone: 027 442 2141
Email: media@mbie.govt.nz