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  • TOS Partnership Meeting, May 2015

    28 May at 09:30 from atlas

    The annual TOS Marine Biosecurity Partnership Meeting was held on 22 May 2015. This year the theme of the meeting was: Regional pathways management - potential and challenges.

    Notes from the meeting, and the speakers presentations can be viewed below.

    Notes from the meeting

    Partnership Meeting 2015  (PDF, 274K)


    Annual Report (PDF, 136K)
    Presented by Peter Lawless, TOS Partnership Coordinator

    Cutting edge approaches to marine biosecurity in Northland (PDF, 1.4M)
    Presented by keynote speakers - Don McKenzie and Irene Middleton, Northland Regional Council

    Bay of Plenty approach to Sabella incursion  (PDF, 1.9M)
    Presented by Hamish Lass, Bay of Plenty Regional Council

    MPI's work on national marine pathways (PDF, 1.1M)
    Presented by Rose Bird, MPI

    The technical basis for pathways management (PDF, 1.4M)
    Presented by Barrie Forrest, TOS Partnership Scientist

    Making pathways management work in a regional context (PDF, 137K)
    Presented by Peter Lawless, TOS Partnership Coordinator

    Marine transport perspective on pathways (PDF, 205K)
    Presented by Annabel Young, NZ Shipping Federation

    Recreational boaties perspective on pathways (PDF, 274K)
    (Summary can be found on page 7, Notes from the meeting)
    Presented by John Hellstrom

    Aquaculture perspective on pathways (PDF, 961K)
    Presented by Rebecca Clarkson, Aquaculture NZ

    The meeting included an interactive session. The attendees were divided into groups. Each group was given a different task and invited to develop ideas on next steps for pathways management.


    - Advantages of regulating pathways

    - Perils of regulating pathways

    - Incentives for good pathways behaviour

    - Getting more effective with public awareness for pathways management

    - How can we better engage with industries?

    The results can be viewed on the notes from the meeting (from page 8)