The summer camping season is open and goes through to Monday 6 April 2015.
We do not take reservations for any camping spots.
One permit is issued for up to 6 people, your permit will cost:
• $16 for 2 nights (up to 2 nights - includes 1 rubbish bag)
• $31 for 10 nights (over 2 up to 10 nights - includes 5 rubbish bags)
• $66 for 28 nights (over 10 up to 28 nights - includes 14 rubbish bags)
The permit charge is for the disposal of solid and liquid waste. Additional rubbish bags cost $2 each.
Apply for a permit online - fill in camping permit request
For more information, and rubbish pick up times, download the Camping Brochure (790kb)
Please let us know if you are paying by electronic bank transfer or cheque.
Here's our bank account details
Your permit and rubbish bags will be posted or available for collection once payment is received.
You can also get your permit at our customer service counters at Fitzherbert Street or Te Puia Springs. Other retail outlets are :
The summer camping areas are along our coastline and one is on the inland road to Wairoa. The links will give you a map and more details about the location. This map will show you all the summer camping areas in our district.
The areas are:
We regularly have inspectors at all our sites.
All you need apart from your camping gear is:
Rubbish bags are provided with your permit. For details about rubbish collection and times, read the brochure.
Here's the locations and emptying dates for the on-site dump stations
Read the summer camping brochure for more information about camp site requirements and rubbish collection pick-up times.
Dogs are allowed at your camp site but:
Beaches are public places - all road rules apply