Mike Davies – Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Plan

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Mike Davies is the Operations Manager at Aoraki/Mount Cook District which covers Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. He has been in the role since 2013 having previously worked in the Department of Conservation’s National Office as a Technical Advisor in the Recreation/Historic and Tourism Unit largely working on Visitor Risk Management. Mike started his working career working in the mineral exploration industry. After gaining a Diploma of Parks and Recreation Management in 1982, he has had over 20 years working in the conservation management area starting in 1983 as a Park Assistant with the Department of Lands and Survey at Taranaki/Egmont National Park. This period has included 3 years working as a Recreation Planner with the New Zealand Forest Service at Rimutaka Forest Park and over 17 years working for the Department of Conservation largely in the recreation management area in a variety of roles and locations. He has also spent 8 years of working outside of DOC as consultant in the graphic design industry and with the National Rural Fire Authority working in an emergency management role.

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