What extraordinary times we are going through at present! I do hope that everybody has kept themselves and their family safe and well. We also sincerely hope that wherever you may read this, the threat from COVID-19 will soon disappear and that a return to some sort of normality is well under way.
In New Zealand, we were certainly pleased with the way our team of five million people has worked together to eliminate the virus. But we must remain vigilant. Being an island certainly enables reasonable controls to be put in place at our borders.
With this message, we are pleased to confirm that the Christchurch/ Ōtautahi INTECOL Wetlands Conference Organising Committee has agreed on new dates for the 11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference (IWC). We will host the conference over 10-15 October 2021.