This week PFK have facilitated meetings with Auckland Council's Biosecurity team, reserve representatives and representatives from other user groups to discuss kauri dieback mitigation measures, track development and outcome for our reserves.
Dr Andrew Digby and the Kākāpō Team have been trying for years to breed kākāpō by artificial insemination and this year they have achieved successful artificial insemination for the first time in a decade.
Last month the Kaipatiki Restoration Network (KRN) hosted Lisa Tolich, the Biosecurity Manager - Kauri Dieback from the Auckland Council, presented on the Draft National Management Plan and an update on Auckland’s Kauri Dieback initiatives.
The Council’s Environment and Community Committee adopt the new Regional Pest Management Plan 2019 – 2029 (RPMP) in March. Funded by a combination of general rates (approximately $85m over 10 years) and targeted rates (approximately $161m over 10 years).