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Tame Malcolm 1200 x 720

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Thomas (Tame) Malcolm - Biosecurity is in his nature

From culling wild goats to decimating invasive river weed, one Kiwi is combining his passion for the land with hard graft and te ao Māori.

Supreme Award winners Miraka with Penny Nelson head of Biosecurity NZ

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Biosecurity champions honoured at 2020 awards night

The winners of the New Zealand Biosecurity awards represent some of Aotearoa’s most outstanding biosecurity efforts.

Friends of Waiwhetu Stream Volunteers at work 1000 x 690

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A unique result for Friends of Waiwhetū Stream

Against the odds neighbourhood volunteers rehabilitate their local stream.

Kerikeri Kindergarten group photo 1200 x 720

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Giving tamariki the space to “fall in love” with nature

Kerikeri Kindergarten's award winning ngahere programme, based on a native bush block, is teaching children the importance of kaitiakitanga.

St Paul students learning about honey 1200 x 720

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St Paul's Collegiate School - 2020 New Zealand Biosecurity Award (Kura) winners

St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton has committed to taking the lead to meet primary industry needs by growing the talent, skills and abilities of all New Zealand students to better.

Rotokare Santuary and surroundings 1200 x 720

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Inspiring a region - the Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust

A community led award-winning success story.

Predator Free Wellington volunteer holding a trap 1200 x 720

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Creating a “predator free” peninsular

Predator Free Wellington’s audacious Miramar eradication project.

2020 Bioscurity Awards finalists announced 1200 x 720

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Biosecurity Awards celebrate the champions protecting Aotearoa

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

Polhill Protectors with a kaka 1200 x 720

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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.