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2020 BNZ e newsletter finalists announced4

Posted 23rd Sep 2020

Biosecurity Awards celebrate the champions protecting Aotearoa

The 2020 Biosecurity Award finalists named today represent outstanding contributions by biosecurity champions making a difference to protect New Zealand's unique environment from pests and diseases.

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Tauranga Moana Biosecurity Capital

Posted 1st Jul 2020

Biosecurity NZ media release - Awards call for biosecurity champions

The New Zealand Biosecurity Awards have attracted more than 200 high-quality entrants since they began in 2017. This year will see Kiwi kids take part – with the addition of the Kura (School) Award.

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Madeleine Voice Plant Research

Posted 21st Feb 2020

Velvetleaf find

Plant Research (NZ) Ltd Researcher Madeleine Voice while visiting a field trial in Mid-Canterbury this week spotted a suspicious plant around 50 m from where she was working within a farmers crop.

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SeePort 2019 Rush 110

Posted 22nd Jan 2020

SeePort as an opportunity

The Ko Tātou This Is Us and Biosecurity New Zealand Auckland Port teams are taking a stand at this year’s SeePort Festival in Auckland, 25-27 January. We invite you to join in on the action.

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Posted 10th Jan 2020

Kiwi kids learn how to keep pests out

A new interactive session, developed by Biosecurity NZ, is recruiting Kiwi kids in the fight against unwanted pests and diseases.

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Catfish Killas volunteers William Anaru Alex Malcom and Steven Henry with MPI DDG of Biosecurity NZ Penny Nelson v3

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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Warawara Vegetation Bird Survey Nov 2018 Kane McElrea Enhanced v2

Posted 24th Sep 2019

Biosecurity Award finalists stepping up to protect New Zealand

The Biosecurity Award finalists announced today exhibit the diversity and shared commitment of those working to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases.

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Kaimai

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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