Nicola Jackson
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Nicola Jackson

Heritage New Zealand / Pouhere Taonga

Deputy chief executive, operations

  • Has overall responsibility for regional delivery of heritage advice, managing a portfolio of heritage properties and opening these to the public, providing regulatory archaeology, listing and identification of heritage, Crown land disposal, planning and legal advice services, as well as heritage engagement and outreach.
  • Public sector experience includes resource management, heritage conservation and emergency management.
  • Leads a team of about 90 in 26 NZ localities.
  • Helps manage the National Heritage Preservation Incentive Fund.
  • Previously chair of the Canterbury Earthquakes Heritage Buildings Trust.


New Zealand Historic Places Trust
Senior Heritage Policy Adviser, Registrar
Feb 2004 - Mar 2008
Heritage New Zealand / Pouhere Taonga
Deputy CE Operations, National Heritage Policy Manager, Acting Chief Executive, HNZPT, National Office, Wellington, Emergency Response Manager - Canterbury Earthquakes, Christchurch (4 Sep 2010 - Nov 2011)
Sep 2010 - Present

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