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Tackling invasive pests using environmental DNA wins at New Zealand Biosecurity Awards
Exceptional biosecurity leadership and its role in protecting our economic security were celebrated at the 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
Governors and CEO guidance launched
The significance of biosecurity to the New Zealand economy and the business community is underscored by its top priority ranking for eleven years straight in the KPMG agribusiness agenda.
Tough competition for 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards Finalists
The 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards finalists are here, and competition for all eight categories has been the toughest in the award’s history.
Mycoplasma bovis Eradication Programme
Five years on since first detecting Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) New Zealand is on track to be the first country in the world to eradicate the disease.
New biosecurity measure to protect against FMD
Travellers will not be allowed to bring personal consignments of any meat products from Indonesia to New Zealand in the latest step to protect against Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), says Biosecurity New Zealand deputy director general Stuart Anderson.
Campaign to raise FMD awareness for travellers
Biosecurity New Zealand is stepping up its work at the border with a campaign to ensure travellers do their part to protect farmers from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), says deputy director general Stuart Anderson.
Search is on for New Zealand’s biosecurity champions
Entries are now open for the 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions made around Aotearoa New Zealand to protect our country against pests and diseases.
New Plant Pass helps plant producers embrace biosecurity
Plant Pass is the new plant production biosecurity scheme offering a one-stop solution for producers and growers to ensure they’re using good biosecurity practice.
Getting closer to solutions for marine structures
The battle against marine pests will rapidly get easier if we can prevent them from growing on artificial structures like marina pontoons, wharf piles and seawalls. The Marine Biosecurity Toolbox has some promising leads.