Sir Rob Fenwick - Vision for a Predator Free New Zealand 2050
NEXT environmental advisor Sir Rob Fenwick has declared a call to arms to protect our country — in a national battle against invasive predators.
In a speech for NEXT Outlook Sir Robert says toxins and genetics should be part of the weaponry - but with the right careful but bold strategy a Predator Free New Zealand can be a reality. And New Zealand could be the Noah’s Ark of the South Pacific.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Key points from Sir Rob's speech (4.08 mins).
Extended coverage of Sir Rob's speech (13.26 mins).
Sir Rob is co-founder and Director of Living Earth and co-founder of the New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development. He was a key advisor to Department of Conservation in developing its new partnership model with business, community, iwi, and local government. He is currently Chairman of Antarctica NZ and NZ Antarctic Research Institute, the Ministerial Waste Advisory Board, Predator Free NZ movement and Bank of New Zealand Save the Kiwi Trust; as well as a Trustee of Sir Peter Blake Trust and Air NZ Environment Trust. In 2008 Rob was honoured Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to Conservation.
The NEXT Foundation's vision is to create a legacy of environmental and educational excellence for future generations of New Zealanders. The foundation administers an up to 10-year, $100 million programme of strategic philanthropy.
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