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Biosecurity New Zealand recently shared an Aotearoa New Zealand perspective with its Australian counterparts
Stuart Anderson, Deputy Director-General, Biosecurity New Zealand talks about his visit to Canberra where he spoke at the Australian National Biosecurity Forum.
Spotlight on new Pledge member
Meet Carol Bates, a Poultry Microbiologist who provides technical services to the poultry industry in biosecurity, pest management, salmonella control, bird welfare, sampling techniques, auditing, and project management.
Two new biosecurity responses
Freshwater gold clam (also known by its scientific name Corbicula fluminea) was discovered along a stretch of the Waikato River in May, while exotic Caulerpa was found in eastern parts of Te Rāwhiti Inlet, Northland.
Calling all biosecurity champions
Entries are now open for the 2023 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to protecting our country against unwanted pests and diseases.
A handy tool to identify future biosecurity threats
An app is available that matches areas in New Zealand with other parts of the world that have a similar climate, providing a view of where future successful pest incursions could originate and enabling more effective preventative measures.
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.