Proposal to occupy - National Hockey Stadium

We’re considering granting a licence to occupy for the installation of underground fibre optic cabling to the Wellington Hockey Stadium.

Status Open
Start date 28 January 2019
Closing date 5.00p.m., 27 February 2019
Location National Hockey Stadium, 9 Mount Albert Road, Berhampore, Wellington (Town Belt).
Aerial view of Wellington Hockey Stadium showing the proposed fibre installation along the eastern side of the driveway, from Mount Albert Road to the main building.

Wellington Hockey Stadium


Applicant: Chorus New Zealand Limited on behalf of the National Hockey Stadium Trust (existing tenant).
Location: 9 Mount Albert Road, Berhampore (Town Belt).
Legal Description: Part of Section 1 Survey Office Plan 474197 and contained in Computer freehold register 742973.
Licence Type: Fibre installation agreement
Licence Area: as shown in red on approved design plan 001
Use: underground installation of fibre optic cabling to NZ Hockey Association Building
Licence Fee: $1.00 per annum + GST (if demanded)
Term: 10 years.
Conditions: by trenching full reinstatement of land after completion

If approved the provisions of the Wellington Town Belt Act 2016 and the Wellington Town Belt Management Plan 2017 (14.7MB) will apply.


For details regarding the granting of a licence to allow installation of the underground fibre optic cable to the Hockey Stadium, refer to the reports presented to the City Strategy Committee:

How to make a submission

If you have any objections or would like to make a submission, you can send us your comments.

  • by email to: wendy.o'
  • by letter to:
    Property Services Manager
    Property Services
    Wellington City Council
    PO Box 2199
    Wellington 6140
  • In person to:
    Wellington City Council
    Level 16 reception
    113 The Terrace

All submissions must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019.

Minimum requirements

All submissions must contain:

  • your name, postal address, telephone number and email address (if applicable)
  • details of the proposal you are submitting on
  • whether you support or oppose the proposal
  • what aspects of the proposal you are neutral towards (if any)
  • your submission statement, with reasons.

More information

Wendy O'Neill 
Property Services Manager
Phone: 021 247 8678
Email: wendy.o'