Follow the Endangered Species Foundation's journey in setting up a conservation fund for New Zealand's rarest of the rare - critically endangered fauna and flora on the brink of extinction. The future of New Zealand's most vulnerable is uncertain - nearly 4,000 indigenous species are in danger of being lost. We we have a chance to pledge our commitment and support to protect our extraordinary species and unique habitats, now and into the future. We are committed to preserving the rarest of the rare, by funding results orientated conservation projects, with the support of New Zealanders like you.

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Trustee Vacancy - Expressions Of Interest Invited

Expressions of interest are invited for the role of Trustee for the Endangered Species Foundation of New Zealand.

Launched in October 2015, the Endangered Species Foundation of New Zealand (ESFNZ) is a registered charitable organisation supporting high-priority conservation projects that protect New Zealand’s most vulnerable indigenous species and habitats.

The Endangered Species Foundation aims to provide the sustainable, long-term support needed for conservation work at the frontline via a $30 million endowment fund. We provide a way for all New Zealanders to get involved and to make a lasting contribution. Dedicated to protecting our endangered species and habitats, trustees’ guidance ensures resources are allocated responsibly and to where they are needed most to best achieve our goals. Current trustees are Kerry Pendergast (Chair), Neil Thorsen, Richard Allen, Richard Dore, Grant Leach, Geoff Ross, Philip Seddon and Jacqueline Beggs.

The vacancy is to add one more Trustee with the appropriate expertise and connections to bring a Māori perspective to the Foundation. The position is open until filled. Further information is available from or 

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