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  • TOS Manuals & Plans

    Incident Response Manual

    The purpose of this Manual is to provide an agreed process for TOS Marine Biosecurity Partners to respond to an incident that poses a marine biosecurity risk within the Top of the South Island region. Incidents include reports of marine risk organism incursions and suspect risk vectors. This Manual sets out guidance so that decisions and processes are approached in a consistent and agreed manner by all Councils and stakeholders with regional responsibilities under the Partnership.

    Current version 3.1 updated 28 March 2019.

    TOS Incident Response Manual   (PDF, 1 M)

    Strategic Plan

    Summary of the Top of the South Marine Biosecurity Strategic Plan 2013.

    Summary of Strategic Plan (PDF, 177 KB)

    Sabella Small Scale Management Programme

    The purpose of these small-scale management programmes is to set out the measures that the three Councils will use to manage the impacts of Sabella in their district in the next three years.

    Marlborough Regional Pest Management Plan
    Summary of marine rules for Marlborough  (PDF, 329KB)

    Nelson City Council Sabella SSMP  (PDF, 456 KB)

    Nelson City Council Declaration  (PDF, 50 KB)

    Tasman District Council Sabella SSMP  (PDF, 391 KB)

    Tasman District Council Declaration  (PDF, 1.6 M)

    Annual Report

    TOS Marine Biosecurity Coordination Annual Report  - July 2017 to June 2018 (PDF, 192 KB