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Search is on for New Zealand’s biosecurity champions

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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.

Tracking pests from space wins big at Biosecurity Awards

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Tracking pests from space wins big at Biosecurity Awards

A space-based biosecurity project has taken out the Supreme Award in the New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.

Biosecurity Awards finalists protecting every corner of New Zealand

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Biosecurity Awards finalists protecting every corner of New Zealand

The 2021 Biosecurity Awards finalists named today show the huge effort under way to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases.

Thomas (Tame) Malcolm - Biosecurity is in his nature

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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.

Biosecurity champions honoured at 2020 awards night

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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.

A unique result for Friends of Waiwhetū Stream

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A unique result for Friends of Waiwhetū Stream

Against the odds neighbourhood volunteers rehabilitate their local stream.

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

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

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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.

Inspiring a region - the Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust

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Inspiring a region - the Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust

A community led award-winning success story.