Media releases from NZCA
IntroductionThe NZCA advocates on conservation issues of national importance.
17 August 2023: The NZCA is calling on New Zealand political parties to tell New Zealanders how they will be addressing the combined crises of biodiversity loss and climate change, to secure resilient and thriving environments for future generations.
3 May 2022: The NZCA is pleased to formally receive the Options Development Group (ODG) report, which had been commissioned in light of the matters highlighted in the 2018 Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Supreme Court decision.
2 July 2020: The NZCA strongly supports the Department of Conservation’s Tahr Control Operational Plan 2020-2021, and gives full support to the implementation National Parks Act’s policy of extermination of tahr, as far as possible, from the Aoraki/Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks.
Partial review of Conservation and National Parks policies to give better effect to Treaty principles
6 August 2019: Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage and the NZ Conservation Authority have directed DOC to undertake partial reviews of the Conservation General Policy and the General Policy for National Parks, to give better effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.