Nominations are currently open for both the New Zealand Conservation Authority and the Regional Conservation Boards.
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 2013Media release 9 December 2013: Conservation Boards Review report released
The New Zealand Conservation Authority is an independent conservation body that is serviced by DOC.
Get general information about conservation boards and their work.
Learn about being nominated and appointed to a conservation board.
Nominations for board membership are now open.
Closing date for nominations: 5:00pm, 20 January 2014.
Learn about the activities of each regional conservation board.