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  • Partnership Meeting, May 2013

    21 May at 09:06 from atlas

    A TOS Marine Biosecurity Partnership Meeting was held on 15 May 2013. The meeting included:

    1. Sharing of experiences in managing marine biosecurity in Northland.
    2. An update on pest pathways management.
    3. Progress on marine farming biosecurity management.
    4. How Government Industry Agreements for biosecurity readiness and response are grappling with including marine biosecurity.
    5. A report on Partnership activities over the last year.


    View the videos of Mediterranean fanworm (Sabella spallanzanii) shown by Don McKenzie, Northland Regional Council:

    Mediterranean fanworm in a large test tube
    Mediterranean fanworm on a quayside barge, March 2013

    Fanworm in Northland
    Presented by Don McKenzie, Northland Regional Council

    Pest Pathways
    Presented by Mark Newton, Cawthron

    Marine Farming
    Presented by Colin Johnston, Aquaculture NZ

    Government Industries Agreement
    Presented by Lois Ransom, MPI

    TOS Annual Report
    Presented by Peter Lawless, Coordinator, TOS Marine Biosecurity Partnership