NZTA Herbicide use on roads, highways and railway lines across NZ

J Bruning made this Official Information request to New Zealand Transport Agency

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From: J Bruning

Dear New Zealand Transport Agency,

1. Please can you advise which herbicides are used by NZTA across New Zealand, including adjuvants and organosilicon surfactants (lease provide formulation names) which are applied to roadside, highway and railway line as part of roadside management. Please can you advise herbicides and mixtures used for each of the Upper, Central and Lower North Island and for the South Island as climates vary and operations may differ.

2. As part of (1) please can you advise the common mixtures of herbicides, adjuvants and organosilican surfactants (referred to as tank mixes) used in roadside, highway and railway line applications.

3. Please can you provide details the total quantities of specific herbicides used in managing road, highway and railway track applied annually across New Zealand.

4. Please can you provide an estimate of the approximate frequency of application of the above herbicides applied annually. This may differ for region so please can you provide the application frequency for the Upper, Central and Lower North Island and for the South Island.

Please consider this an Official Information Act request. Dated 12/07/2019.

Thank you

Kind regards

J. Bruning

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From: J Bruning <[FYI request #10724 email]>
Sent: Friday, 12 July 2019 11:36 AM
To: Official Correspondence <[NZTA request email]>
Subject: Official Information request - NZTA Herbicide use on roads,
highways and railway lines across NZ

 

Dear New Zealand Transport Agency,

 

1. Please can you advise which herbicides are used by NZTA across New
Zealand, including adjuvants and organosilicon surfactants (lease provide
formulation names) which are applied to roadside, highway and railway line
as part of roadside management. Please can you advise herbicides and
mixtures used for each of the Upper, Central and Lower North Island and
for the South Island as climates vary and operations may differ.

 

2. As part of (1) please can you advise the common mixtures of herbicides,
adjuvants and organosilican surfactants (referred to as tank mixes) used
in roadside, highway and railway line applications.

 

3. Please can you provide details the total quantities of specific
herbicides used in managing road, highway and railway track applied
annually across New Zealand.

 

4. Please can you provide an estimate of the approximate frequency of
application of the above herbicides applied annually. This may differ for
region so please can you provide the application frequency for the Upper,
Central and Lower North Island and for the South Island.

 

Please consider this an Official Information Act request. Dated
12/07/2019.

 

Thank you

 

Kind regards

 

J. Bruning

 

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Dear J Bruning

 

Please find attached the response to your request of 12 July 2019 for
information under the Official Information Act 1982.

 

Regards

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Ministerial Services

Office of the Chief Executive

National Office / Victoria Arcade, 50 Victoria Street,
Private Bag 6995, Wellington 6141, New Zealand 

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