Keen on conservation?
Aucklanders with a keen interest in conservation are being sought to stand for the Auckland Conservation Board.
The boards are independent bodies which provide interaction between communities and the Department of Conservation with a focus on long-term conservation plans.
Conservation Minis- ter Kate Wilkinson is seeking six Aucklanders who have a genuine and proven interest in conservation and want to make a difference in their community.
‘‘Preserving our conservation estate is the responsibility of all New Zealanders, not just the government.
‘‘Members of local conservation boards get to have a say to help protect their local conservation assets for future generations,’’ she says.
Appointments will take effect from July next year for a term of up to three years.
Nominations close on January 25.