CEREL Student Event - Defending the Environment

2 April 2014

Intern position with the Environmental Defence Society

EDS logo

Date: Wednesday, 2nd April 2014
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: LAW.G.02, Faculty of Law, University of Waikato

Our guests are Nicola de Wit and Marie Brown from EDS.

EDS is a not-for-profit environmental organisation comprised of resource management professionals who are committed to improving environmental outcomes. It carries out policy analysis and advocacy, and it engages in legal proceedings under the RMA and other legislation. Over the years it has scored successes in defending coastlines, landscapes, habitats, marine mammals, and water resources.

Nicola and Marie will talk about:

  • Environmental issues that EDS is working on
  • What it’s like to do policy and advocacy work in an environmental NGO
  • What career paths exist for people interested in environmental law and policy
  • How to get involved

Lunch and drinks will be provided including vegetarian / vegan options.

RSVP to Renee Rewi (CEREL Manager) at by noon Wednesday 26 March 2014 for catering purposes.