Conservation

  • People

    Cameron Luxton

    Cameron Luxton MP is based in Tauranga and was elected to Parliament with the ACT Party in 2023. Cameron has a background in construction, farming and sports. He is a skilled tradesman and currently owns a building business.

  • Environment

    Conservation

    New Zealand has a unique and fragile ecosystems that must be conserved for future generations, while also ensuring that current and future generations can use and enjoy those natural landscapes and the opportunities they offer all New Zealanders.

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  • Press Releases

    DOC huts still being powered by coal

    “Despite declaring coal would be gone from all DOC huts two years ago, it is still being burned on a regular basis to warm Department of Conservation huts with no plan to stop,” says ACT’s Conservation spokesperson Nicole McKee.

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  • Press Releases

    Jobs for Nature paying $167 an hour

    “While private businesses are having to tighten their belts amid a cost of living crisis, the Government is spending more than a billion dollars on a make-work scheme in which the Minister can’t even explain how the money is being spent,” says ACT’s Conservation spokesperson Nicole McKee.

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  • Press Releases

    Will DoC end up introducing bears?

    “New Zealand’s Department of Conservation is the first conservation department in the world to introduce “locally captured wild ship rats” to protected areas in the name of pest control, what could possibly be next?” Asks ACT’s Conservation spokesperson Nicole McKee.

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  • Press Releases

    Three years for new Te Urewera huts

    “Conservation Minister Poto Williams signed off the Tūhoe Te Uru Taumatua plan to remove 44 DOC huts from Te Urewera knowing it would be years before they were replaced,” says ACT’s Conservation spokesperson Nicole McKee.

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