Proposed new leases - Wellington Town Belt and Reserve land

Status Closed
Start date 22 June 2019
Closed date 24 July 2019
Location Wellington Town Belt and Reserve land

More information 


We are considering granting one new lease on Wellington Town Belt land and two new leases on Reserve land as detailed below:

Applicant: Harbour City GymSports Incorporated (existing tenant on Wellington Town Belt land) 
Description: The Club is a not for profit with a mission to offer fun GymSports programmes to promote and advance gymnastics and other complementary mat based sports.
Location: Site 0872, Hataitai Park 
Legal Description: Lot 1, Deposited Plan 33683, in the Record of Title WN20B/500
Lease Type: Ground lease, as well as two subleases to lease the land and building back to Harbour City Gymsports.
Leased Area: 603m² 
Permitted Use: Gymsports and clubrooms
Lease Fee: $874.80 per annum + GST
Term: Ten years with one renewal term of ten years 
Link:  City Strategy Committee meeting 16 May 2019

Applicant: Alex Moore Park Sport and Community Incorporated (AMPSCI) (a recently formed organisation to lease a new build, formerly the Johnsonville Cricket and Olympic Harrier Clubrooms, on Reserve land) 
Description: AMPSCI represents six local recreation and community foundation clubs, and has partnered with Wellington City Council to create a new sport, community and recreational hub facility at Alex Moore Park.
Location: Site 0495, Bannister Avenue, Johnsonville
Legal Description: Lot 17-20 on Deposited Plan 2107 and contained within Records of Title WN600/20 and WN507/94
Lease Type: Premises Lease 
Leased Area: 470m²
Permitted Use:  Sport, community and recreational hub facility
Lease Fee: $664.00 per annum + GST
Maintenance Fee: $8,314.91 per annum + GST.  
Term: Eleven year term with two renewal terms of eleven years
Link: Regulatory Processes Committee meeting 19 June 2019

Applicant: Lyall Bay Surf Club (existing tenant on Lyall Bay beach)
Description: A purpose built building for the surf lifesaving sport on the Lyall Bay Parade. The application is for an extension of term from the previously agreed 10 + 10 year term to an 11 + 11 + 11 year term (the maximum term permissible under the Reserves Act 1977) due to the significant investment made by the Club.
Location: Site 2253, Esplanade, Lyall Bay Parade 
Legal Description: Part Lot 3, Deposited Plan 2456 and is contained in Record of Title WN428/268
Lease Type: Ground Lease 
Leased Area: 418.6m² 
Permitted Use: Surf lifesaving and clubrooms 
Lease Fee: $734.60 per annum + GST
Term: Eleven year term with two renewal terms of eleven years
Link: Regulatory Processes Committee meeting 19 June 2019


If approved the provisions of the Wellington Town Belt Act 2016, and the Wellington Town Belt Management Plan 2017 (14.7MB PDF) will apply to the lease on Town Belt land and the Reserves Act 1977 will apply to the leases on reserve. For full details and explanation about these changes, please refer to the reports presented. 

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:
  • by letter to: 
    Community Recreation Leases Lead 
    Parks, Sport and Recreation 
    Wellington City Council 
    PO Box 2199 
    Wellington 6140
  • in person to: 
    Wellington City Council
    Ground floor reception 
    101 Wakefield Street 

All submissions must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 24 July 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. 


If requested, submissions (including names but not contact details) will be made available to elected members and to the public. Your personal information will also be used for the administration of the consultation process, including informing you of the outcome of the consultation.

All information collected will be held by Wellington City Council, 113 The Terrace, Wellington. You have the right to access and correct your personal information.