The NZCA provides independent advice to the Minister and Director-General of Conservation on matters it considers of national conservation importance.
The NZCA has released advice on specific topics in the public's interest.
Read the NZCA's advice to the Director-General about the DOC restructuring April 2013.
Read the NZCA's advice to the Minister on the DOC restructuring and conservation boards April 2013.
Read the NZCA's advice to the Minister on statutory management planning advice.
Read the NZCA's advice to the Director-General on recreation and tourism.
The NZCA provided its strategic priorities to the Incoming Minister after the 2011 General Election. Read the briefing to the Minister.
The NZCA advises that long-term heli-hunting concessions should not be issued until the regional conservation management strategies have been reviewed and effects of heli-hunting are better understood.
The NZCA is concerned about the game animal council proposal, particularly about the effects of the proposal on indigenous biodiversity, process, about matters of governance, and public interest. The NZCA suggests some other options to consider.
The NZCA does not support the recommendations of the Game Animal Establishment Committee, in which game animal council members are accountable only to hunters.
Read the NZCA's advice to the Director-General of Conservation on a proposed combined process when considering concessions and resource consents for major projects.
The NZCA advises that heli-hunting decisions should be guided by statutory planning documents, such as general policy, national park management plans, and conservation management strategies and wild animal control plans.
The NZCA advises the Minister and the Director-General annually on priorities for the expenditure of money. Read the NZCA's advice for the 2012/2013 financial year and 2012-2015 Statement of Intent.
Read the NZCA's April 2010 advice on Maximising our Mineral Potential: Stocktake of Schedule 4 of the Crown Minerals Act and beyond.
Read the NZCA's June 2010 advice on Maximising our Mineral Potential: Stocktake of Schedule 4 of the Crown Minerals Act and beyond.
Conservation Act 1987
National Parks Act 1980
Conservation management strategies and plans
National Park management plans
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