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Posted 1st Dec 2018

A shared vision for marine biosecurity

Passionate attendees at the marine biosecurity workshop (part of the 2018 Biosecurity New Zealand Forum) focused on what a shared vision could look like.

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Posted 1st Dec 2018

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.

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Posted 20th Nov 2018

Investment to accelerate kauri dieback and myrtle rust research

The BioHeritage National Science Challenge is focused on making significant and rapid progress in the fight against myrtle rust and kauri dieback following new government investment announced today.

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Environment Southland

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Protecting Fiordland from marine pests wins big at biosecurity awards

Environment Southland’s Fiordland Marine Regional Pathway Management Plan was honoured with the New Zealand Biosecurity Supreme Award and also the New Zealand Biosecurity Eagle Technology Local and Central Government Award.

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Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society

Posted 13th Nov 2018

Reviving the call of the kokako a winning biosecurity project

Waikato-based Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society has received a New Zealand Biosecurity Award for their efforts in restoring native birds to Mt Pirongia.

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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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