Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and the Department of Conservation - Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) are working together to develop a long-term plan to use information and emerging technology to help biodiversity thrive.

Long-term Insights Briefings are a new requirement for agencies under the Public Service Act 2020, designed to look at future challenges and opportunities for New Zealand.

Public Service Act 2020

Submissions closed on 14 November 2021

Information on our consultation can be found on our page 'Help us innovate and shape the future of biodiversity'.

Help us innovate and shape the future of biodiversity

All submissions can be released under the Official Information Act. 

Official Information Act 1982

Confirmation of the topic and summary of consultation

The Long-term Insights Briefing topic has been confirmed as: How can we help biodiversity thrive through the innovative use of information and emerging technologies?

The submissions we received were supportive and reinforced our proposed topic was worth exploring further in a Long-term Insights Briefing.

What happens next

We will use your feedback to start drafting the Long-term Insights Briefing. 

In mid-2022, we will consult on the draft briefing. 

We will then present the finalised briefing to the House of Representatives by late 2022.


If you have any questions, contact us.


Last Updated: 31 March 2022