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Glenice Payne

Te Ātiawa

Kāhui member

About Glenice

Glenice has a background in the conservation and resource management fields, including 6 years’ experience on the Nelson Marlborough Conservation Board.  She is an accredited RMA Commissioner with experience dealing with legislation, especially the Resource Management Act. 


Glenice has held a number of Environment related appointments including 11 years as a member (6 years as Chair) of Nga Kaihautū Tikanga Taiao, the Māori Advisory Committee to the Environmental Protection Authority. Glenice has been a member on Governmental decision making Boards of Inquiry, including the Tauhara2 Geothermal Power Station application and New Zealand Transport Agency’s Transmission Gully and Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway Projects.


Glenice was a member of the Peer Review Panel for the Biosecurity 2025 Strategy, and is currently the Chair of the Kāhui Māori for NZ’s Biological Heritage – National Science Challenge, the Chair of Te Tira Whakamātaki, the Māori Biosecurity Network, and on the Steering Group for the implementation of Biosecurity 2025.

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