Date: 29 September 2009 Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
Associate Minister of Conservation Hon Kate Wilkinson today announced this year’s appointments for the Waikato Conservation Board.
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Whittington and the reappointments of Dr Dell Hood and Alison Henry” said Associate Minister.
“Mr Whittington has been a wildlife ranger for more than 30 years with strong interests in wetland management with extensive knowledge of conservation and biodiversity issues.”
Dr Dell and Mrs Henry both own properties under Queen Elizabeth II Trust covenant. Mrs Henry has sound understanding of the Department of Conservation (DOC) processes particularly on the conservation management strategies. She enjoys tramping and snorkelling. Dr Dell is a founder member of the supporters of Tiritiri Matangi and is a keen volunteer for a number of nature conservation organisations. Dr Dell and Mrs Henry expertise are extremely valuable to the board.
Ms Wilkinson thanked retiring members Dr Philip Hart and Peter Tairi for their contributions to the board and to conservation.
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