Lake Users Group

A sub committee was formed in October 2008 to identify the issues and concerns surrounding parking and ramp usage at Hans Bay and Sunny Bight. Members of the committee are:

  • Colin Boniface c.boniface@xtra.co.nz
  • Kevin Burt service@kevinburtltd.co.nz
  • Allen Hurley (Chair) heritage@minidata.co.nz
  • Graeme King graeme.king@renton.co,nz
  • Jimmy Mason jeanandjimmy@clear.net.nz
  • Ian Penny ian.penny@xtra.co.nz
  • Andrew Silcock nettsil@xtra.co.nz
  • Mark Waller mwaller@ebos.co.nz

The committee met at Labour weekend 2008 to discuss issues raised by concerned users of the lake. From these concerns they were to draw up a list of (wishes/wants) and to approach Paul Davidson at the Department of Conservation and Rob Daniels Westland District Council to see how these issues fit with any plans for Lake Kaniere and to see what assistance would be supplied. The lake users consulted included day users and was not confined to property owners or power boat owners. Please click the following link to view a copy of the minutes and matters arising from the inaugural meeting of the Lake Users Group - Lake Kaniere Lake Users Group [pdf].