The 2019 Forest & Bird Conference and AGM was held in Te Papa, Wellington. Speakers included Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage, Ora Barlow-Tukaki of Te Whānau ā Apanui and Tina Ngata of Ngāti Porou, School Strike 4 Climate organiser Sophie Handford, National Party Conservation spokesperson Sarah Dowie, and Graeme Elliott from the Department of Conservation.
The Sanderson Dinner took place on the evening of the 29th June with special guest Jeanette Fitzsimons - climate activist and former Green Party co-leader. The 2019 AGM was held on Sunday 30th June.
Congratulations to our award winners:
- Jenny Campbell of Mossburn on receiving the prestigious 'Old Blue'.
- The Ashburton Brach on receiving our Branch Award.
- And Sian Moffitt of Taupō on receiving the Te Kaiārahi Rangatahi o te Taiao youth award.