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Posted 4th Nov 2019

Biosecurity award winners celebrated for protecting New Zealand

The biosecurity work of iwi, environmental organisations, science providers, and community groups, among others, were honoured at the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.

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Posted 4th Nov 2019

“Didymo Dave” celebrated with Minister’s biosecurity award

Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has paid tribute to the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.

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Posted 16th Sep 2019

Ten Tauranga tracks upgraded for kauri dieback

Ten Tauranga walking tracks have been upgraded to slow the spread of the deadly pathogen that causes kauri dieback disease. In the last five years, more than 70 tracks have been upgraded and more than 40 permanently closed to protect our kauri taonga.

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Posted 9th Sep 2019

New award for biosecurity journalism

Entries are open for a new award to recognise excellence in biosecurity journalism in New Zealand. Sponsored by the Ministry for Primary Industries, the Ko Tātou This Is Us Biosecurity Journalism Award is presented by the New Zealand Guild of Agricultural

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Posted 18th Jun 2019

Awards call for biosecurity champions

Entries are now open for the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. These Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to protecting our country against pests and diseases.

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Posted 14th May 2019

Biosecurity Trail empowers visitors to protect New Zealand flora

A new walking trail at the Auckland Botanic Gardens gives locals and overseas visitors a chance to learn about New Zealand’s flora as well as the role they play in protecting it.

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Posted 28th Mar 2019

Significant kauri seed collection taking place

One of the biggest kauri seed collections to be undertaken in decades is happening now across the upper North Island in an effort to identify trees that are resistant to kauri dieback.

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Posted 19th Mar 2019

Better ways to stop marine pests?

Have your say on better ways to stop marine pests in the top of the North Island. With support from Biosecurity New Zealand, four regional councils are exploring whether having hull-fouling rules that are applied consistently across several regions would

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Posted 19th Feb 2019

Science and research fundamental to biosecurity

Late last year, BioHeritage made two important connections in Tauranga – as part of a collective effort to create a world-class biosecurity system for Aotearoa New Zealand.

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