Kauri Dieback Surveillance and Monitoring Programme in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Thursday 20 May 2021, 7pm

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New Zealanders have learned a lot about epidemiology and science in the last 18 months, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

At Auckland Council, we’re applying an epidemiological approach to monitoring kauri health to help us understand and manage the spread of kauri dieback disease.

Our panel of experts will discuss how this year’s programme differs from previous years, and how the data we collect will inform how we manage the disease in the future.


  • Lisa Tolich, Kauri Dieback Manager, Environmental Services, Auckland Council
  • Dr Karyn Froud, Biosecurity Scientist and Epidemiologist at Biosecurity Research.

Moderator: Prof. Margaret Stanley, Associate Professor in Ecology with the Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity, University of Auckland.

The presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A session, and the full webinar will be available to view after the session.

For more information about council’s approach to Kauri dieback, visit our website or Our Auckland

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