Sustainable NZ Party launches with promise to boost conservation spending by $1 billion

New Zealand’s newest political party, Sustainable NZ, has launched today with a promise of increasing Conservation funding by $1 billion over four years in a bid to halt the extinction of native species.

Leader Vernon Tava said the funding could come from New Zealand First’s $3 billion provincial growth fund.

And he has endorsed the use of gene technology to help reduce predators.
He described the party as a “full-time environment party”.

Audrey Young

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