Tane Davis, of Invercargill, MNZM, for services to conservation
Tane Davis has advocated for the appropriate management of Whenua Hou/Codfish Island, a nature reserve off the coast of Rakiura/Stewart Island. He helped establish an Access Policy and operational plan for Whenua Hou, which is the subject of a Deed of Recognition under the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1988. He has been the Chairman of Whenua Hou Committee since its inception and has strongly supported research concerning Whenua Hou. He is a member of the Kākāpō Recovery Group and has participated in conservation efforts through discussion of genetics, breeding events and sponsorship. Mr Davis has led efforts to promote biosecurity on the Tītī Islands.