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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Nicole is a mother of four, has a background in law, and is passionate about firearms reform and freedom of speech.
Before entering politics, Nicole ran her own business providing firearms safety training, and is a four-time New Zealand shooting champion.
Nicole was the coordinator of the nation’s volunteer firearms safety instructors for the Mountain Safety Council and the spokesperson for the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and its Fair and Reasonable Campaign.
In the wake of our nation’s tragedy in Christchurch, Nicole provided the calm and intelligent voice of reason on firearms law. So much so, she was awarded Communicator of the Year 2020.