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Truck crash and chemical spill a danger to Taupō Swamp

Friday, 19 October 2018, 4:06 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

QEII National Trust was concerned to hear about the serious truck crash this morning on State Highway 1 between Pukerua Bay and Plimmerton, north of Porirua. Reports are that the truck was carrying hazardous chemicals. More >>

Tax Working Group findings support private land conservation

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 5:49 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

QEII National Trust is pleased to see the Tax Working Group’s recommendations acknowledged the scope for the tax system to support, sustain and enhance land protected by QEII covenants. More >>

QE II National Trust celebrates 40th anniversary

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 11:07 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

QE II National Trust is celebrating our 40th anniversary and our 4,400th covenant with an event hosted by Trust Patron, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House. More >>

QE II National Trust delighted with board reappointments

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 4:17 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

QE II National Trust is pleased to announce that our Chair James Guild (MNZA) and Director Bruce Willis have been re-appointed to the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust by Minister of Conservation, Hon Maggie Barry. More >>

New fund launched to support QEII covenantors

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 4:43 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

A new fund to help covenantors with the management of their covenants was launched today by QEII National Trust Chair, James Guild, at an event hosted by Rt Hon David Carter at Parliament’s Grand Hall. More >>

QEII covenantors invest millions in covenant management

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 4:41 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

A study by the University of Waikato Institute for Business Research has found that QEII National Trust covenanting landowners are together spending an estimated $25 million of their own money every year to protect native species, forests, wetlands, ... More >>

New recruits needed for war on Quarantine Island’s weeds

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 4:42 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Dunedin locals are invited to take part in summer weeding bees being held on the harbour’s historic Quarantine Island/Kamau Taurua (QI/KT). More >>

Court rules in favour of the QEII National Trust – again

Friday, 8 July 2016, 9:29 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

The status of open space covenants has once again been challenged and once again the Court has ruled decisively in favour of the QEII National Trust. More >>

Volunteer cavalry leads conifer charge

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 10:49 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

While many New Zealanders spent last weekend hunting Easter eggs, a crew of keen volunteers on horseback were out in their big back yard searching for wilding conifers. More >>

Olearia gardneri discovery

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 3:17 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

A Wairarapa farmer's tentative enquiry about covenanting a small bush remnant on the farm has resulted in the exciting discovery of a population of Olearia garneri (Gardner's tree daisy), one of New Zealand's rarest plants. More >>

QEII National Trust celebrates 4000 covenants

Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:40 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

The QEII National Trust celebrated the registration of its 4000th covenant today at an event hosted by former Board Director Bill Garland and his wife Sue on their farm at Kairangi in the Waikato. More >>

Bruce Wills appointed to QEII National Trust Board

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 1:42 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Hawke’s Bay farmer and former Federated Farmer’s President Bruce Wills has been appointed to the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust’s Board of Directors. More >>

High Court rules in favour of QEII National Trust

Friday, 28 February 2014, 11:53 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

A High Court judge yesterday ruled in favour of the QEII National Trust in a case that took Canterbury farmer R H Wobben of Netherland Holdings Limited to court for breaching an interim injunction order. The order was issued to prevent him causing ... More >>

Damage to protected woodland remnants: Canterbury

Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:28 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Chair James Guild today announced that the Trust feels it has no option but to take Canterbury landowner Netherland Holdings Limited to the High Court for extensive damage to two rare woodland remnants on its farm. ... More >>

Tribute paid to the outgoing CEO of QEII National Trust

Wednesday, 27 June 2012, 10:06 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Chief Executive Margaret McKee is stepping down after 10 years at the helm of the QEII Trust. More >>

Lochore announces two new elected directors

Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 10:42 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Two directors have been elected to the Board of the Queen Elizabeth the Second National Trust by members of the Trust. More >>

Lochore reappointed Chairperson of National Trust

Tuesday, 29 September 2009, 9:37 am | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Wairarapa sheep farmer, Sir Brian Lochore, has been reappointed as Chairperson of the Board of the Queen Elizabeth the Second National Trust by Hon Tim Groser, Minister of Conservation. More >>

New directors appointed to QEII National Trust

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 5:16 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Two new directors have been appointed to the Board of the Queen Elizabeth the Second National Trust by Hon Chris Carter, the Minister of Conservation. “We are pleased to welcome Bernard Card and Edward Ellison to the Board,” said Sir Brian Lochore, ... More >>

Results of QEII National Trust director Election

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 2:11 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

The two successful candidates in the recent QEII National Trust election were Mr James Hunter, a farmer and QEII Trust Covenantor from Waipukurau, and Ms Jo Ritchie an environmental planner from Helensville. More >>

Yvonne Sharp appointed to the QE II National Trust

Monday, 13 October 2003, 4:45 pm | Queen Elizabeth II National Trust

Far North District Council Mayor, Yvonne Sharp has been appointed as a trustee to the Queen Elizabeth the Second National Trust Board More >>

 

 

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