Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party

Wednesday 11 March 2020 at 1:00pm  





Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party

11 March 2020

Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party Agenda


Meeting to be held in the Council Chamber

36 Water Street, Whangārei

on Wednesday 11 March 2020, commencing at 1:00pm 


Please note: working parties and working groups carry NO formal decision-making delegations from council. The purpose of the working party/group is to carry out preparatory work and discussions prior to taking matters to the full council for formal consideration and decision-making. Working party/group meetings are open to the public to attend (unless there are specific grounds under LGOIMA for the public to be excluded).


MEMBERSHIP OF THE Biosecurity and Biodiversity Working Party

Chairperson, NRC Councillor Jack Craw

Councillor Justin Blaikie

Councillor Marty Robinson

Councillor Rick Stolwerk

Ex Officio Penny Smart





Item                                                                                                                                                                                   Page

1.0              Apologies

2.0              declarations of conflicts of interest

3.0              Confirmation of minutes

4.0              Matters Arising

5.0              Options to address gaps in biosecurity & biodiversity programmes

6.0              Operational Plan 2020/21 – proposed revised approach, prescriptive with specific actions, focused on priorities and delivery of outcomes

7.0              Kauri dieback – capacity to deliver National Pest Management Plan tasks or tasks arising from another model

8.0              Predator Free 2050

a.       Whangarei Heads

b.       Regional 5-year plan

9.0              Warawara Forest – site led plan concept

10.0           Marine biosecurity – holding the line

11.0           Provision of free possum toxins