Conservation

Ministers

Speech

Firstly I would like to acknowledge Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika and the iwi that comprise the collective - Te Atiawa, Ngāti Tama, Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui, and other iwi from the Taranaki area.

Hon Kiritapu Allan
Speech

Just after World War 2, there were incentives to clear forest and bring land into agricultural production.

Hon Kiritapu Allan
Release

The Government’s Jobs for Nature programme continues to support local employment opportunities with an investment in a project that will significantly increase Ngāti Tūwharetoa’s capacity to engage in on-the-ground and strategic conservation activities.

Hon Kiritapu Allan
Release

Enhancing wetland areas, restoring the mana of a famous natural spring, maintaining a native plant nursery and protecting native species by reducing predators all feature in a tranche of conservation projects backed by funding through the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme.

Hon Kiritapu Allan
Speech

Thank you for joining me today. I’m delighted to be announcing new work to address long-standing problems in conservation law – and a major step towards laying the foundation for fundamental reform: a review of the Wildlife Act 1953.

Hon Kiritapu Allan