Find national level management plans and accords that guide pest management in New Zealand
New Zealand has the highest rate of pet ownership in the world. Pets fulfil an important role in the lives of individuals, households, families and communities. But some pets have the potential to breed in the wild and pose problems for our economy, environment and health.
The National Pest Plant Accord (NPPA) helps government and plant producers to prevent the spread of highly damaging pest plants (weeds) in New Zealand. Learn more about the NPPA, how species are added or removed from the NPPA list and what this means for you.
In 2013 KVH developed a National Psa-V Pest Management Plan (NPMP) to ensure the entire industry worked together to overcome the impacts of Psa-V into the future. The NPMP was approved by the Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy and commenced on Friday 17 May 2013.
Under the Biosecurity Act, a review of the national TB plan was required to be completed by 1 July 2016. This included defining a sustainable funding arrangement that would be agreed between the Government and industry partners.
This plan was put together as a way of making it easier for the agencies involved in pest management to act in the best interests of New Zealand. It aligns the efforts of different agencies and encourages the development of people, tools and systems.