OUTPUT 13 BIODIVERSITY ADVICE PROVIDED
This output is intended to improve our understanding and maintenance of marine biological diversity aimed primarily at protecting the health of the aquatic environment.
Our understanding of marine biological diversity is generally poor, which limits our ability to provide for utilisation of fisheries resources in a manner that maintains biodiversity. This output covers a range of projects designed to improve our understanding of marine biodiversity and improve the management tools by which it is protected.
||At least 90% of results achieved to specified quality standards|
||Actual expenditure is within the range of 90% - 110% of the budgeted amount|
||At least 90% of the agreed results are achieved within the required timeframe|
||Quality & timeliness
|Report annually on the implementation of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy
Achieved All sections for the 4th annual report on the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy were completed within the required timeframe. The Ministry received favourable comment from the Biodiversity secretariat on its input.