Fox Glacier

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The West Coast Tai Poutini Conservation Board serves a conservation advisory role, along with offering community perspective on conservation management issues for the West Coast region.


The board meets five times a year at various locations. A public forum session where members of the public can talk to the board on conservation issues is held during each meeting. The full agenda for meetings is generally available one week before the meeting date from the board support officer.

Meetings held outside of Hokitika generally include a field inspection the day before.

Next meeting

Date:  25 July, 9:30 pm
Location: Arahura Marae, 1 Old Christchurch Road, Awatuna
Public Forum: If you wish to attend the Public Forum gather in the public carpark by 9:30 am. You will then be welcomed onto the Marae. The forum will be held at 11 am.

2019 meetings

Date:  26 & 27 September
Location:  Westport

Date:  21 and 22 November
Location: Bruce Bay, South Westland

Minutes and agendas

Download meeting minutes and agendas.

Note: This links to our Cerberus download site.


Joy Cowan
Board Support Officer
Phone: +64 27 565 8611

Hokitika Office
Phone:   +64 3 756 9100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   10 Sewell Street
Hokitika 7810
Postal Address:   Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842


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