MPI 135


“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.

Livestock Improvement Corporation LIC helping protect the herd from Mycoplasma bovis 1200 x 720


Protecting the herd and New Zealand’s dairy reputation

When Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) was confirmed in New Zealand in July 2017, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) rapidly instigated a massive, company-wide biosecurity response.

Ngati Haua Mahi Trust group photo in the nursery 1200 x 720


Ngāti Hauā Mahi Trust unites community to protect the environment

The winners of the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Māori Award knew that Māori needed to work in partnership to have any chance of making a difference for their precious environment.

Aorere College 1000 x 690


Becoming part of the biosecurity solution at Aorere College, Year 10 Mātauranga Māori class

Learn how classroom experiments are enriching New Zealand's biosecurity systems



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.


Opinion: Biosecurity – we need it and it needs to be funded adequately

Comment: Federated Farmers is urging members for feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of the Biosecurity Act, writes Biosecurity Policy Advisor Philippa Rawlinson.



Biosecurity matters to Big Angry Fish

Biosecurity is creating the best environment for our fish. That's why biosecurity is so important to Nathan O'Hearn and Milan Radonich (hosts of Big Angry Fish). Check out their video to learn more about how easy it is to do your bit to protect Aotearoa's



Reflection on the 2018 Biosecurity New Zealand Forum

Rosemarie Dawson, Chief Executive at Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF), shares her experiences at the Biosecurity New Zealand Forum.

Environment Southland


Protecting Fiordland from marine pests wins biosecurity award

Environment Southland’s Fiordland Marine Regional Pathway Management Plan was honoured with two Awards at the New Zealand Biosecurity Awards 2018