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Member since: 8/23/2005
Environmental Defence Society
Bio: Raewyn heads EDS’s highly-regarded environmental policy think tank. She has over 20 years’ professional experience in environmental law and policy having worked as a resource management lawyer and policy adviser to business, government and the not-for-profit sector. Raewyn has published widely on coastal and marine issues including major books on coastal development, dolphin protection, fisheries management and the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. She has recently completed investigations into marine spatial planning, the aquaculture industry and the overall resource management system.
Raewyn was a member of the Ministerially-appointed Resource Management Review Panel which undertook a comprehensive review of the resource management system and is a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee tasked with progressing the recommendations in the Sea Change marine spatial plan for the Hauraki Gulf. In 2019, she was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to environmental and conservation policy.