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Better Ways to Stop Marine Pests?

18 Apr 2019 - 02 May 2019

  • Mediterranian fanworm
  • Infected hull
When

Thursday 18 April 2019, 6.30pm - Thursday 18 April 2019, 8.30pm

Thursday 2 May 2019, 6.30pm - Thursday 2 May 2019, 8.30pm

Where

  • 18 April –Royal Yacht Sqaudron, Commodores Room, 181 Westhaven Dr, Westhaven Marina
  • 2 May – Auckland Council Chambers, 6 Henderson Valley Road, Henderson
Cost
Free
Contact

Marine Biosecurity Team

biosecurity@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website

bionet.nz/control/marine-pests/marinepests

Have your say on better ways to stop marine pests in the top of the North Island.

To protect the coastlines we all love, the four northern-most regions are considering new marine biosecurity rules.

As the movement of boats increases, so too does the risk of marine pests spreading.

With support from Biosecurity New Zealand, four regional councils – Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty Toi Moana – are exploring whether having hull-fouling rules that are applied consistently across several regions would be a better way forward.

Read the discussion document to find out more about the problem and the options being considered.

Before submitting your feedback come along to one of our infomation evenings. The Auckland Council team will be there to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.

Follow the website link above to make your submission.

Feedback closes Friday 24 May 2019.