Proposed Regional Pest Plant Management Plan 2016

23/09/2016 9:00 a.m.

Submissions Closed on 21 October 2016.

What's it all about?

The purpose of the Proposed RPPMP is to provide the regulatory framework to efficiently and effectively manage or eradicate specified pest plants throughout the West Coast region. The Proposed RPPMP takes a pragmatic approach to pest management on the West Coast, providing Council with the tools required to assist the community in protecting the regions conservation, production and recreational values.

A copy of the Proposed Plan is available here:
Proposed Regional Pest Plant Management Plan 2016 (PDF, 2.6MB)

Cost Benefit Analysis Report

The Cost Benefit Analysis Report is intended to inform readers on how and why the pests listed in the RPPMP were chosen, and the values threatened in the absence of regulatory management of these species.

A copy of the Cost Benefit Analysis Report is available here:
Proposed Regional Pest Plant Management Plan 2016 Cost Analysis (PDF, 1.6MB)

Making a submission

Any person may make a submission on the Proposed RPPMP. Simply write down what you think, and the reasons behind your views, and send this to us.

The submission form is available here:
RPPMP Submission Form (PDF, 159KB)

You can do this:

By email – complete the form and email it to

By post – complete the form and mail to:

West Coast Regional Council
PO Box 66
Greymouth 7840

By fax – 03 768 7133

In person – Deliver to the Regional Council Office at 388 Main South Road, Greymouth

How can I get further information

Any person wishing to obtain further information, or discuss aspects of the Proposed RPPMP, may write to PO Box 66, Greymouth 7840, email or phone the Council offices on 03 768 0466 or toll free 0508 800 118.

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