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QEII disappointed at Auckland Council rates decision

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:27 pm | QEII National Trust

QEII CEO Mike Jebson says “Given the decision to remove rates remission from privately protected land covenanted forever with the QEII National Trust in Auckland, we are considering all options, including possible legal action and engagement with central ... More >>

Rates policy fails to value private land conservation

Friday, 13 April 2018, 2:41 pm | QEII National Trust

Auckland Council is proposing to remove rates remission for privately owned land protected by QEII covenants. More >>

QEII National Trust set to fight Rates Remission Policy

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 3:49 pm | QEII National Trust

QEII National Trust has been flooded with calls and emails from our members in the Auckland region who have protected their land with covenants forever and are disappointed to see that the Auckland Council propose this move. More >>

QEII National Trust defending protected land

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 9:37 am | QEII National Trust

QEII National Trust are in the Supreme Court today defending the intentions of the original landowner to protect 400 ha of Coromandel forest land forever against someone who wishes to overturn covenant protection to develop a property for commercial purposes. More >>

QEII welcomes Commissioner's recommendations on birdlife

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 5:28 pm | QEII National Trust

The QEII National Trust has welcomed the recommendations made by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Commissioner Doctor Jan Wright in her latest report 'Taonga of an island nation: Saving New Zealand's birds'. More >>

Environmental Defence Society’s report welcomed

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 5:27 pm | QEII National Trust

QEII National Trust Chief Executive, Mike Jebson, has welcomed Environmental Defence Society’s report The Last Line of Defense that has recognised the Trust’s covenant management scheme as an exemplar. More >>

Patron announced for QEII National Trust

Monday, 16 January 2017, 5:19 pm | QEII National Trust

The Queen Elizabeth II National Trust is pleased to announce that Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy has accepted its invitation to become Patron. More >>

Launch of Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy initiative celebrated

Friday, 4 November 2016, 2:21 pm | QEII National Trust

The launch of New Zealand’s contribution to The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) initiative, a pan-Commonwealth forest conservation programme, was celebrated today by Her Excellency, Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand, at Mt Lyford ... More >>

Environment Aotearoa 2015 welcomed – QEII National Trust

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 3:44 pm | QEII National Trust

Queen Elizabeth II National Trust welcomes Environment Aotearoa 2015 – the third national state of environment report released by the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand. More >>

QEII National Trust joins war on weeds

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:36 am | QEII National Trust

Weed infestations in a number of covenants and other natural places can begin to be tackled thanks to a successful joint funding bid by QEII National Trust and Weedbusters. More >>

Court case reconfirms QEII covenants’ clout

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:57 pm | QEII National Trust

For the second time in less than 12 months the durability of QEII National Trust covenants has been confirmed by the High Court. More >>

Competition winners promote high country covenants

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 1:48 pm | QEII National Trust

Victoria University students Ruby Judson and Steffan Paton are the winners of the Soho Film and Music Competition run in collaboration between Queen Elizabeth II National Trust and Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Patron announced for Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Monday, 3 February 2014, 3:41 pm | QEII National Trust

The Queen Elizabeth II National Trust is delighted to announce that His Excellency Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand has agreed to become Patron of the National Trust. More >>

QEII covenantors get funding boost for conservation projects

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 2:38 pm | QEII National Trust

QEII National Trust covenantors will be able to do more for New Zealand’s biodiversity with $313,000 worth of grants received from DOC’s latest Biofund round. More >>


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