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.

Environment Southland


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.

Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society


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.

Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust


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.



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.

Jacson3 Ltd


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.

BMSB Poster


'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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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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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.