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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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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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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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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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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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Posted 16th Oct 2018

Biosecurity with Master Chef Sachie Nomura of Sachie's Kitchen

Master Chef Sachie Nomura of Sachie's Kitchen shows us why biosecurity matters to her and the local New Zealand produce she uses in her amazing dishes.

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