Case studies

Protecting New Zealand takes everyone

There are people all over New Zealand doing biosecurity every day - working in our communities, in business, in government and in our own backyards. These people recognise what's at stake, our lifestyles, our livelihoods and our unique environment depend on it. Read about their mahi in the stories below. 

Community support for on-farm biosecurity

Community support for on-farm biosecurity

Morven Action Group
Global members of the biosecurity team

Global members of the biosecurity team

Biosecurity conscious town
Helping the mountain roar again

Helping the mountain roar again

Ecological restoration project
Protecting New Zealand from a prolific pest

Protecting New Zealand from a prolific pest

Wilding conifers programme
Weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity

Weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity

New weapons for biosecurity
Red-light districts help whitebait thrive

Red-light districts help whitebait thrive

Auckland's whitebait mission
Getting kids on board with biosecurity

Getting kids on board with biosecurity

School kits
Our Kuia - The Story behind the story

Our Kuia - The Story behind the story

Meet our kuia
Know your marine organism

Know your marine organism

Learn about marine organisms
Getting to know the Mediterranean fanworm

Getting to know the Mediterranean fanworm

Check out the fanworm
Getting to grips with an Aussie invader

Getting to grips with an Aussie invader

Pyura sea squirt
Marine biosecurity in the Chatham Islands

Marine biosecurity in the Chatham Islands

Chathams' dive team
Graeme Inglis, Principal Scientist

Graeme Inglis, Principal Scientist

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Marine surveillance programme

Marine surveillance programme

Pest surveillance
Keeping Fiordland’s waters pest free

Keeping Fiordland’s waters pest free

Fiordland Marine Area
United approach to marine biosecurity

United approach to marine biosecurity

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Salvinia at Wairakei Stream

Salvinia at Wairakei Stream

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Vessel biofouling in Hawaiʻi

Vessel biofouling in Hawaiʻi

Hawai'i biosecurity
Student on a mission

Student on a mission

Spotting wilding pines