We are the government agency charged with conserving New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage.
Our purpose is Papatūānuku Thrives.
Our work is guided by Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, which outlines our purpose, roles, behaviours, principles and outcomes. See Our purpose and outcomes.
Our outcomes are:
- Te ora o Papatūānuku | Healthy nature
- Te ora o te Hapori | Thriving communities
- Te hunga Atawhai | People who care