Supporting documents

Looking for a better understanding of the TB Plan review? These documents provide detailed background to the research and analysis that underpins the proposals presented in the consultation paper.

Final PGG proposal to the Minister for Primary Industries

The TB Plan Review Plan Governance Group (PGG) is pleased to provide you with our Proposal to amend the bovine tuberculosis National Pest Management Plan (the TB Plan) to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (TB) from New Zealand by 2055, with milestones of TB freedom from livestock by 2026 and from possums by 2040.

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Benefit cost analysis of the proposed new TB plan

A full review of the benefits arising from the proposed TB Plan, and exacerbators of TB, was undertaken. The full analysis is available for download.

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National Bovine TB Plan Review - Consultation Paper

Plan Governance Group

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National Bovine TB Plan Review - Options Analysis

Plan Governance Group

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National Bovine TB Plan Review - Consultation Summary Paper

Plan Governance Group

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National Bovine TB Plan Review - Information Sessions Presentation

Plan Governance Group

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TB Plan review - Terms of reference

Plan Governance Group

A review of science underpinning eradication of bovine TB from New Zealand

Peter Caley - CSIRO

Cost projections for eradication and containment options for the National Pest Management Plan for bovine tuberculosis

Graham Nugent - Landcare Research

Interdependence of disease management and vector control aimed at simultaneous control of bovine TB in livestock and wildlife

Graham Nugent - Landcare Research

Descriptive analysis of TB disease and surveillance data

GF Mackereth

Economic effects of a Bovine Tuberculosis outbreak

NZIER report to Operational Solutions for Primary Industries (OSPRI)

Estimating disease and testing statistics for the economic modelling of counterfactual options

GF Mackereth

Estimating disease statistics for the economic modelling of eradication and containment strategic options

GF Mackereth

Estimating testing statistics for the economic modelling of eradication and containment strategic options

GF Mackereth

Review of the science undertaken for the purpose of managing Bovine Tuberculosis in New Zealand

Dr Ian Ferguson, Departmental Science Advisor, Ministry for Primary Industries

Dr John Hellström, Chair, National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee

Survey of Bovine TB infected farmers

UMR Research

The broader benefits of TB vector control

NZIER

Assessing the avoided cost of the Bovine TB NPMS to DoC

John T. Saunders

Caroline Saunders

Graham Nugent

Management of bovine tuberculosis (TB): Investigation of the non-market biodiversity benefits to New Zealand residents of TB-possum control

Dr Peter Tait

Prof. Caroline Saunders

Dr Graham Nugent

Paul Rutherford

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