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NZ Biological Heritage

Posted 6th Dec 2018

Two opportunities to join the BioHeritage Challenge team

The BioHeritage Challenge is looking for people to help plan and prioritise investment, and also to become part of its Science Leadership Group.

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Posted 2nd Dec 2018

Marine Think Tank identifies key audiences to help future proof marine biosecurity

A Marine Think Tank was held in Auckland in November 2018 that included Joint Graduate School (JGS) in Biodiversity and Biosecurity students, community and people involved in the day to day management of marine biosecurity.

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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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