Biological control agent for Sydney golden wattle
Horizons Regional Council have applied to introduce a small bud-galling wasp to combat Sydney golden wattle.
Hearing or consideration
The public submission period for this application closed on 3 October 2022.
After evaluating and reviewing the written submissions we considered that a hearing was necessary to decide the application.
A hearing was held in Wellington on 2 November 2022 where the applicant, the EPA, and submitters made presentations to the decision-making committee (DMC).
The DMC will now consider and finalise its decision and we expect it to be released by Wednesday 14 December 2022.