12 Mar 2019

What to do after tenure review?

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 12 March 2019
Shepherd Ash Orr mustering in the  Kaikōura Ranges

Shepherd Ash Orr mustering in the Kaikōura Ranges Photo: RNZ / Alexa Cook

Conservationists, recreational advocates and farmers are sounding warnings about the end of tenure review - but for different reasons.

Federated Mountain Clubs' President Peter Wilson warns it could signal the end to proposals for Remarkables National Park, while the Environmental Defence Society 's Gary Taylor says a massive fund will be needed to buy Crown high country leased land to protect it.

Meanwhile, Federated Farmers high country chairman Simon Williamson fears the proposed changes could lock up leased land.

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