Performance targets

Reduce the adverse impacts of pest organisms, pest plants and animal pests on the environment, the economy and human health:

· Carry out a five-year formal review of all pest management strategies by 1 July 2010 NOT APPLICABLE;

· Prepare new Regional Pest Management Strategies as required and in accordance with the provisions of the Biosecurity Act NOT APPLICABLE;

· Develop one marine management strategy to enhance the region's marine capability and response to marine pest invasions by 2010.  Implement by 30 June 2012 NOT APPLICABLE;

· Conduct annual monitoring on tropical grass webworm at seven sites annually and report webworm larval presence to property owners as appropriate ACHIEVED.

· Establish at least one new partnership with a pest agency and five new community pest plans (CPCA) annually and report to the Environmental Management Committee ACHIEVED.

· Achieve low to moderate density of possums in specified areas ACHIEVED.

· Provide a pest identification service and respond to all enquiries within five working days NOT ACHIEVED (reporting issue only).

Divers surveying a Northland lake for plant pests and biodiversity monitoring.Joint agency team surveying Northland lakes for plant pests and biodiversity monitoring.