The Crown Property High Country Advisory Group (CPHCAG) has been established to help stakeholders who represent farming, environmental, iwi and local / central Government interests to have input into the management of Crown Land in the South Island High Country.
The CPHCAG is a non-statutory body that will meet every 3 months to discuss relevant high country land management issues. It also provides a mechanism for representatives to have input into advice that is considered by the Commissioner of Crown Lands and LINZ when making decisions about land use.
CPHCAG appointment process
The CPHCAG is calling for nominations now. Appointments are made by the Chief Executive of LINZ, and we are calling for expressions of interest from people and organisations with skills and knowledge in at least one of the following areas:
- Crown Pastoral Lease management;
- Land Act and Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998;
- High country farming;
- Other industry, in the High Country;
- Biodiversity or environmental sustainability;
- Tikanga Māori
- Local Government;
- Public use of Crown land
Appointments are for 2 years.