DOC spends thousands investigating scientist – Newsroom, David Williams

The Department of Conservation has spent more than $20,000 on external consultants in the case of a scientist who was suspended after photos he sent to conservation groups were passed to the media……..

As revealed by Newsroom in July, Christchurch-based ecologist Nick Head was suspended after photos of work on an irrigation pipeline he sent to conservation groups Environmental Defence Society and Forest & Bird were then sent to the media.

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