Nominations for membership of regional conservation boards are now closed.

Conservation Board Review

In September 2013, the Minister of Conservation, Dr Nick Smith appointed a ministerial advisory committee to review the role and function of conservation boards. This committee, known as the Conservation Boards Review Panel, has considered the submissions of key stakeholders and finalised its report.

Final report of the Conservation Boards Review Panel (PDF, 1340K), November 2013
Media release 9 December 2013: Conservation Boards Review report released 


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To find out how you can get involved in conservation activities near you, contact your local DOC office