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Our staff and elected representatives
Find out about upcoming meetings and read agendas
Social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing
How to request official information from the Council
The Chathams Islands is a remote, awe-inspiring place
Information on the upcoming local election
Sets out our work and priorities for the next financial year
Our work and priorities for the next decade
Resource management framework summary
Dog Control Bylaw overview
An overview of the Council’s activity
Waitangi Beach vehicle bylaw
Transport priorities for 2021 – 2031
Managing boating and other activities on water
Understanding hazards and risks to build capability
A report on the Chatham Islands economy
Marine pests are most likely to arrive on boat hulls, in ballast water or in water intake systems such as sea chests.
They can also arrive as a result of fishing and harvesting activities or with marine equipment.
Marine pests include:
Boat owners and commercial or recreational fishermen must:
For more information on what you can do to help prevent the spread of marine pests, go to our Pest Management page.
If you have seen a pest and are unsure what to do, please contact us.