More than half the new appointments to Conservation Boards announced by Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today are women.
Eugenie Sage announced 57 appointments to the 15 Conservation Boards across New Zealand.
“Conservation Boards are the link between DOC and the community. They help ensure their region’s voice is heard on conservation issues,” Eugenie Sage said.
“These appointments bring the number of women on the boards to 52 per cent and 41 per cent identify as Maori.