5 ways to improve biodiversity

Publish Date : 31 Oct 2017

Our native flora and fauna is a taonga that does much to define us as a nation but we need to tackle the big questions around its future management.

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has developed five recommendations for change to address New Zealand's biodiversity challenge.  

Five recommendations for change

  1. the need for strong leadership and clarity of roles and responsibilities
  2. the need to agree where we should focus our efforts at national, regional and local level
  3. the importance of a national plan and delivering joined-up action across all players
  4. the need to understand what success looks like, and how to measure it
  5. the need for modern, fit-for-purpose frameworks, including legislation, to help achieve our goals.

Read the explanation of the recommendations (PDF).

Think piece

There is also a think piece: Addressing New Zealand's Biodiversity Challenge (PDF) if you're interested in more detail on biodiversity.

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