Meet Invercargill's general election candidates at a public meeting hosted by Forest & Bird's Southland Branch, and chaired by George Hobson, Conservation Advocacy & Communications Officer.
Invercargill's four candidates will join George on stage for a lively Q&A about each party's policies on the environment and climate change:
- Dr Liz Craig | Labour
- Penny Simmonds | National
- Dave Kennedy | Greens
- Todd Stephenson | ACT
You can attend this public talk in person OR join online via Zoom:
Among the next generation of birding enthusiasts, George is a passionate conservationist and environmental policy advisor. He believes strongly in the value of youth engagement within the environmental protection space.
He has spent most of his teenage years either out in nature or working hard to protect it. George has been involved in a range of conservation efforts, ranging from practical mahi in the field with the Department of Conservation, to advising councils on environmental issues.
He currently works at Forest & Bird leading the general election campaign.