Kia ora koutou, ko Ngātiwai, ko Ngapuhi, ko Ngāti Whātua, ko Ngāti Porou te iwi, ko Ngāti Manu, ko Patuharakeke te hapu, Ko Dave Milner taku ingoa, ngā mihi kia koutou.
Dave helps iwi and hapū develop innovative and future-focussed policy and legislation so they can better influence decision making to support mana whenua and mana moana. Environmental restoration as a means to achieve sustainable management of our natural resources and taonga is a key priority for him.
“I ngā ra e hi ika, he kupenga tatai awhi nuku.”
"If you wish to catch fish, first you need to ensure your net is in good order."
~ Before you set out to face your challenges, ensure your values and principles underpin the strategies and plan that you design.
Dave was an Environmental Manager at Ngati Rangi before joining Perception Planning in 2018. He has a Bachelor of Iwi Environmental Management from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and has 12 years’ experience with:
Customary fisheries management
Environmentally focused relationship management
Local, regional, and national policy, plans and regulation engagement
Dave is also passionate about:
Biosecurity risks and management
Cultural landscape design
Capability and capacity building
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