Regional Pest Management in the Auckland Region. Miranda Bennett. Regional Pest Management Strategy. RPMS’s are 5 year planning documents, required under the Biosecurity Act 1993 1. What is a pest 2. How this pest will be managed, and by whom 3. How this management will be funded.
Regional Pest Management in the Auckland Region
1. What is a pest
2. How this pest will be managed, and by whom
3. How this management will be funded
External cost cont…
Identified by all RCs and Biosecurity NZ as one of the top priorities.
Required for all spp to be included in RPMSs. Appropriate CBA models covering all likely RPMS programme scenarios
-What is spreading pests?
This is only done by ARC within the RPMS CBA process.
Issues facing Regional Councils