OIA Reference Sheet

These documents were supplied by Auckland Council/Auckland Transport under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 on 14 August 2015 in response to a WMA request of 30 June 2015.  Not all of these documents have been linked yet.

Further information was supplied on 18 December 2015 in response to follow up questions arising from the Auckland Transport document Draft Use of Agrichemicals in the Road Corridor. (8) These will be progressively appended.

Additonal OIA requests were made by Cllrs. Walker and Watson and information received is appended here – or inserted into the chronological sequence below of Council Minutes etc.

1.   Dr Bebelman report to Auckland Transport Draft Weed Control Methods in the Auckland Region, 2012.

2.   Auckland Transport Summary of estimated weed control costs 31 May 2012

3.   Auckland Transport Summary of estimated weed control costs 18 June 2012 and publically available source documentation.

4.   Auckland Council Technical Report 2013/026.  Review of Best Management Practices for Aquatic Vegetation Control in Stormwater Ponds, Wetlands, and Lakes, August 2013   (Missing)

5.   Extracts from the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (notified 30 September 2013) relating to agrichemicals and vertebrate toxic agents (VTA).

6.   Auckland Council Draft Weed Management Operational Review 10 March 2014

7.   Background and recommended pest plant control information for Auckland’s Maunga May 2014 V3

8.   Auckland Transport Draft Use of Agrichemicals in the Road Corridor.  Undated.

9.   Watercare Weed Control Practices 2014

10. Watercare Herbicide Spray Manual – for all water supply facilities outside of water catchment areas.  July 2014

11.  Mary de Winton, NIWA, Hannah Jones, University of Waikato, Wolfgang Katz, Auckland Council, Best Management Practices for aquatic vegetation control in Stormwater waterbodies, Water New Zealand Stormwater Conference 2014

12.  Waitakere Ranges Heritage Areas:  Design Guidelines (Draft V2 October 2014)

13.  Auckland Council LTP consultation 2015 – Summary of feedback received on Parks, Community and Lifestyle Theme.

14.  Local Boards input into the Long-term Plan 2015-2025

15.  Minutes Auckland Council Weed Management Project

20 November 2014

18 December 2014

15 January 2015

 16. & 26   Ongoing Minutes, Summaries of Discussions & Project Status Reports  – Auckland Council Weed Management Project

12 February 2015

17 February 2015

26 February 2015

a. 12 March 2015

b. 12 March 2015

31 March 2015

9 April 2015

14 April 2015

16 April 2015

4 May 2015

5 May 2015

a 25 May 2015

b 25 May 2015

22 June 2015

13 July 2015

17.  Auckland Council, Budget Committee Briefing Note. Weed Management 28 April 2015

18.  Auckland Council, Budget Committee follow up on supplementary questions on weed management, 30 April 2015

19.  Weed Methodology Posters, (biological Control, biochemical weed control, herbicide control, high pressure steam control, manual weed control, mechanical weed control, and no control, Weed management Policy Workshop, Regional Strategy and Policy Committee members and local board members, 18 June 2015

20.  Auckland Council, Weed Management Policy; Implementation Plan, May 2015

21.  Auckland Council, Draft Concept Paper, Best practice implementation of the Weed Management Policy, December 2014

22.  Weed Management Working Group – operational review summary – Pest Management Manual Comparisons Summary, December 2014/January 2015

23.  Weed Management Working Group – operational review – Stormwater Weed Management, December 2014/January 2015

24.  Weed Management Working Group – operational review – Pest Management Manual Comparisons, December 2014/January 2015

25.  Auckland Council Biosecurity Management Plans – (see end of page)

27.  Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International Standards:

a. Indicators and thresholds for the identification of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides (HHP) February 2015: FSC-STD-30-001 V1-0 EN

b. FSC List of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides February 2015: FSC-STD-30-001a EN

28.  International Agency for Research on Cancer: IARC Monographs Volume 112: Evaluation of five organophosphate insecticides and herbicides 20 March 2015

29.  IARC authored article, The Lancet, ‘Carcinogenicity of tetrachlorvinphos, parathion, malathion, diazinon, and glyphosate’, 20 March 2015

30.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs, Chemicals Evaluated for Carcinogenic Potential, 2 October 2014

31.  World Health Organisation, Water Sanitation and Health, Chapter 12, Chemical Fact Sheets.

32.  Agents Classified by the IARC Monographs, Volumes 1-112

33.  Auckland Council, Weed Management Project, Summary analysis of weed control methods – summaries to support LTP discussions (April/May 2015)

a. No Weed Control

b. Hot Water

c. Biological Control

d. Mechanical Weed Control

e. Chemical Weed Control

f. Biochemical Weed Control

g. Manual Weed Control

h. Oxyflorfen (Rapid Start)

i. Organic Silicone

j. Glyphosate

k. Metsulfuron methyl

l. Haloxyfop

m. Picloram

n. Triclopyr

o. 2,4-D and Dicamba (Yates Woody Weed Killer, Banvine and Lawnclean)

p.  Clopyralid

q.  Triclopyr & Picloram

r.  Mineral Oil – Crop Oil

s.  Amitrole

t.  Blue Marker Dye

u.  Syntol Spray Oil #1

34.  Local and Sports Parks – Chemical edging benefits

35.  Local and Sports Parks – Capacity for change options by local board


25.  Auckland Council Biosecurity Management Plans:

a.  BMP 001 African Feather Grass

b.  BMP 002 Arrowhead

c.  BMP 025 Balloon Vine (Heart Seed) & Small Balloon Vine

d.  BMP 003 Broom

e.  BMP 028 Broomsedge

f.  BMP 004 Cathedral Bells

g.  BMP 005 Chilean Needle Grass

h.  BMP 026 Climbing Spindle Berry

i.  BMP 023 Devils Tail (Tearthumb)

j.  BMP 024 Egeria

k.  BMP 007 Fringed Water Lily

l.  BMP 008 Green Cestrum

m. BMP 009 Houttuynia

n.  BMP 027 Kudzu Vine

o.  BMP 010 Lantana

p.  BMP 029 Madeira Vine

q.  BMP 011 Manchurian Wild Rice

r.  BMP 012 Marshwort

s.  BMP 006 Mexican Feather Grass (Fine stemmed needle grass)

t.  BMP 013 Nassella Tussock

u.  BMP 014 Needle Grass

v.  BMP 015 Old Man’s Beard

w.  BMP 016 Purple Loosestrife

x.  BMP 030 Royal Fern

y.  BMP 017 Sagittaria

z.  BMP 022 Scrambling Lily

aa.  BMP 018 Senegal Tea

bb.  BMP 019 Spartina

cc.  BMP 020 Water Poppy

dd.  BMP 021 White Edged Nightshade