National Pest Plant Accord Review

MAF are now formally starting the review of the National Pest Plant Accord list.   The focus of this review is on considering applications to add or remove species rather than a complete independant review of all of the species currently on the Accord list.

Please see the following links to information on the process for adding or removing species from the Accord: 

  1. Overview of process for amending the NPPA list  (see webpage: http://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/pests-diseases/plants/accord/amending-list.htm)
  2. The webpage includes links to the application form (http://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/files/pests/plants/nppa/nppa-proposal-form.doc) and evaluation criteria (http://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/pests-diseases/plants/accord/tag-criteria.htm) to help guide applicants.

Time frame:   The submission period will be open until 5 p.m. Friday 29 April (coordinated submissions to the NPPA Coordinator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )