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Appointment as Environment Commissioner – Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland


The Attorney-General is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for appointment as Environment Commissioners based in either Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland.

The Environment Court is a specialist Court with jurisdiction over environmental and resource management matters.

For these appointments the Court is seeking candidates with skills in planning, for the Christchurch based position, and engineering and environmental science skills are sought for the Wellington or Auckland positions. You will also bring familiarity with the Resource Management Act and strong mediation experience.  Importantly, you will possess excellent communication skills, mental agility and self confidence.

An application pack for the position may be obtained from the Ministry of Justice website:

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 27 March 2020.