Freedom Camping Policies

WHERE CAN I CAMP?

The Catlins is situated in the Clutha District and Southland District. There are two different Freedom Camping Policies. Please take time to read the policies below before camping in the Catlins:

203 FREEDOM CAMPING CLUTHA DISTRICT COUNCIL

203 .1

Regulatory Services Bylaw 2008 15

Freedom camping shall only be permissible where:

a) camping is carried out in a mobile vehicle fitted with a minimum three day
capacity toilet and greywater storage facility,
b) camping takes place on Council controlled public land for a maximum of two
nights in any location, with the exception of the prohibited areas stated in
Schedule 1 of Council.s Policy on Freedom Camping attached. This Schedule
may be changed from time to time by resolution of Council,
c) all toilet waste and greywater is disposed of in Council approved dump points, set
out in Schedule 2 of Council.s Policy on Freedom Camping attached. This
Schedule may be changed from time to time by resolution of Council,
d) refuse is disposed of in an approved litter bin, skip or landfill,
e) campers leave sites in a clean and tidy state.

Where campers fail to comply with any of the above requirements they are in breach of this part of the bylaw and may be liable for either:

Campers must comply with any request of an authorised officer of Council to move on from their chosen camping spot.

Freedom Camping SOUTHLAND

Southland District Council allows freedom camping at several sites. They are:

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