Predator Free Wellington volunteer holding a trap 1200 x 720 v2


Creating a “predator free” peninsular

Predator Free Wellington’s audacious Miramar eradication project.

2020 BNZ e newsletter finalists announced4


Biosecurity Awards celebrate the champions protecting Aotearoa

The 2020 Biosecurity Award finalists represent outstanding contributions to protect New Zealand's unique environment.



Kiwi kids learn how to keep pests out

A new interactive session, developed by Biosecurity NZ, is recruiting Kiwi kids in the fight against unwanted pests and diseases.

Project Island Song team of dogs 1200 x 720


Restoring the mauri (life force) of the Bay of Islands

Finalists in the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards, Guardians of the Bay of Islands leads the management for restoration using mostly volunteers.

Polhill Protectors with a kaka 1200 x 720


Being neighbourly with our natives

Polhill Protectors is a ground-breaking urban conservation community laying out the welcome mat for manu taonga in Wellington city.

Omori Kuratau Pest Management Group photo with traps 1200 x 720


“Kiwi-style” innovation solves mice problem

The aim of the Omori Kuratau Pest Management Group is to bring back the bush by bringing back the birds that disperse the seeds. But they had to solve the problem of mice first.

Te Roroa abortists 1200 x 720


Responding to Kauri Dieback -Te Roroa Commercial Development Company

“Ko au te ngahere, Ko te ngahere ko au, I am the forest and the forest is me."

KiwiNet 1000 x 690


Geared up to fight biosecurity threats

KiwiNet is a leading network of approximately 100 biosecurity advocates from more than 30 organisations, dedicated to supporting the New Zealand kiwifruit industry.

Catfish Killas volunteers William Anaru Alex Malcom and Steven Henry with MPI DDG of Biosecurity NZ Penny Nelson v3


Award winners celebrated for protecting New Zealand

The biosecurity work of iwi, scientists, environmental and community groups were honoured at the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.