Gore Bay and Buxton Camping Ground Lease

The Hurunui District Council invites tenders for the Gore Bay and Buxton camping ground situated in the settlement of Gore Bay, approximately 10 minutes drive from the North Canterbury township of Cheviot.  Gore Bay is a popular surfing, swimming and fishing beach and offers a number of nature walks and picnic areas. 

The Buxton camp is situated along Gore Bay Road and offers 24 camping sites, 10 of which are powered caravan sites.  Permanent buildings include an ablution block and open kiosk, containing sink for washing dishes, hot and cold water and power points.  A children’s playground is located next to the Buxton camp.

The Gore Bay camping ground is situated on Moody Street in the heart of Gore Bay and offers 39 camping sites, 34 of which are powered caravan sites.  Permanent buildings include an ablution block, an open kitchen, and laundry facilities.  Both camp sites have direct access to the beach.

If you are looking for a lifestyle change by taking on the lease of this popular camping ground, we would like to hear from you, along with your ideas and aspirations as to how you would continue to promote and enhance the camp as a desirable and attractive holiday/camping ground.

Tender documents:

Tenders can be submitted: 

Tenders must be clearly addressed as follows: 

Gore Bay and Buxton Camping Ground Lease - Tender Box

These can be delivered to:

or posted to

For more information please contact:

Sue Courtney

PH: 03 314 8816 | email: sue.courtney@hurunui.govt.nz

Tenders must be received at the Hurunui District Council Offices in Amberley by 4pm, Monday 14 August 2017.