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#1 thefreerangekiwi

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 10:44 AM

I just saw this article talking about a joint initiative between the Northern, Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions with respect to marine pests and boats. 

 

https://www.nzherald...jectid=12213849

 

More details and to leave feedback for the public consultation go here.

 

https://www.bionet.n...ts/marinepests/


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#2 thefreerangekiwi

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 10:51 AM

Here's a direct link to the discussion document.

 

https://www.bionet.n...t-FINAL-web.pdf

 

Online feedback here.

 

https://www.surveymo...m/r/MarineRules

 

Feedback form in PDF here.

 

https://www.bionet.n...m-FINAL-web.pdf


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#3 Island Time

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 11:56 AM

Read, and done the feedback...


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#4 MarkMT

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 12:53 PM

The feedback period runs through May 24.


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#5 Crazyhorse

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 01:12 PM

Me too. You can also tell them your heart felt desires at:

https://www.bionet.nz/contact-us
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#6 curly12

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 06:52 PM

Done


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#7 southernman

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 12:56 PM

Interesting.....

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#8 cj!

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Posted 04 September 2019 - 11:58 AM

The feedback report is out.

 

https://www.bionet.n...arine-pests.pdf

 

Attached File  Feedback-report-better-ways-to-stop-marine-pests.pdf   856.08KB   16 downloads


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#9 Beccara

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Posted 04 September 2019 - 01:30 PM

Well sh*t

The preferred option was Option 3 (go even further and make rules for other pathways too; 37%)

The preferred option for hull-fouling rules was Option 1 (clean hull at all times; 42%)

 

 

"Overall, there was a clear call for greater action to address marine pests across the TON regions"


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#10 Island Time

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Posted 04 September 2019 - 01:34 PM

almost exclusively from non boat owners....


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