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Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Iwi dedication to local taonga recognised with biosecurity award

The dedication of Tauranga Moana iwi to protecting Mauao from myrtle rust and building biosecurity excellence in Tauranga has been acknowledged with a biosecurity award.

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Scion

Posted 13th Nov 2018

New weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity wins national award

Scion, a Crown Research Institute, took out the 2018 New Zealand Biosecurity Biological Heritage Challenge Science Award for its novel approaches in creating world-leading pest detection and eradication tools.

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Jacson3 Ltd

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Portable footwear cleaning system wins biosecurity award

The Jacson Cube®, a standalone system for effectively cleaning and disinfecting footwear was awarded the New Zealand Biosecurity Mondiale Innovation Award.

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Kiwifruit Vine Health

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Kiwifruit Vine Health honoured for biosecurity efforts

Kiwifruit Vine Health’s efforts in leading the industry response to the Psa incursion has been recognised. The organisation scooped up the New Zealand Biosecurity GIA Industry Award

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Dr Amanda Black

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Scientist’s significant biosecurity contribution awarded

Dr Amanda Black, a Principal Investigator within the Bio-Protection Research Centre based at Lincoln University, has been awarded this year’s New Zealand Biosecurity AsureQuality Emerging Leader Award.

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NZBAMediaReleaseImage

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Biosecurity champions in the spotlight

Biosecurity New Zealand announced the winners of the 2018 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards today. Environment Southland's 'Fiordland Marine Pathway Management Plan' took out the top prize, the New Zealand Biosecurity Supreme Award. Its project also received

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BMSB Poster

Posted 30th Oct 2018

'Springing' into brown marmorated stink bug season

Spring has sprung, as has the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) threat to New Zealand. Every spring and summer Biosecurity New Zealand goes on high alert keep this stinky pest out of New Zealand

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Stink bug hunters 2

Posted 18th Oct 2018

Training the next generation of stink bug hunters

In October, during Biosecurity Week in Tauranga Moana, KVH helped bring biosecurity alive for groups of intermediate students taking part in the Creepy Crawlies Meets Primary Production project.

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ElienLewis InfluencerNewsStory

Posted 18th Oct 2018

Biosecurity protects home grown happiness

"We all need to keep a look out for any biosecurity threats that could ruin these gardens that we love so much." Watch Elien Lewis of Home Grown Happiness talk about why biosecurity matters to her.

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