Posted 12th Oct 2018

Biosecurity Awards finalists reflect huge national effort in biosecurity

The announcement of the finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. The judging panel faced a tough job with over 60 high-calibre entries to assess.

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Posted 12th Oct 2018

New road signs for kauri lands

New road signs calling on travellers to take action to protect kauri are being installed as part of the ongoing campaign to save the national taonga from dieback disease.

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Posted 1st Oct 2018

A community driving biosecurity in Tauranga Moana

A new coalition in the Tauranga Moana region is leading the country in a coordinated community approach to biosecurity.

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Posted 28th Sep 2018

Building a biosecurity team of 4.7 million New Zealanders

Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor today calls on every New Zealander to help build a biosecurity team of 4.7 million as part of the Ko Tātou This Is Us campaign.

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Posted 28th Sep 2018

Ko Tātou This Is Us – It takes all of us to protect Aotearoa

A new programme launched today by Biosecurity 2025 sets out to build a biosecurity team of 4.7 million New Zealanders.

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Posted 24th Sep 2018

How boards respond to a biosecurity crisis

How Boards can prepare for and react to biosecurity crises was discussed at a recent Bay of Plenty Institute of Directors panel event.

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Posted 21st Sep 2018

Potato virus detected in Canterbury

Biosecurity New Zealand is working with Potatoes New Zealand to respond to a detection of Potato mop-top virus (PMTV) in potato tubers in Canterbury.

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Posted 14th Sep 2018

MPI to get tough on stink bug ships

Biosecurity officials are promising to take tough action against cargo vessels believed to be infested with brown marmorated stink bug during the upcoming risk season.

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Posted 10th Jul 2018

Biosecurity awareness needs work

More work needs to be done to help New Zealanders understand the true impact of biosecurity threats, says Minister of Agriculture and Biosecurity Damien O’Connor.

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