To promote the sustainable management of land, including soil, water, and ecosystems in the Northland region by:
· Promoting sustainable land management practices by providing advice on land use alternatives, land development techniques, soil conservation and drainage – NOT ACHIEVED (reporting issue only).
· Promote and support community-based ‘coast care’ projects – ACHIEVED.
· Developing and promoting indigenous biodiversity policies for Northland, including designing and setting up an indigenous biodiversity database for Northland – ACHIEVED.
· Supporting biodiversity protection and enhancement on private land, by community groups, and through the Environment Fund – ACHIEVED.
Frith Dairylands kahikatea swamp forest, Dargaville.