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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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Against the odds neighbourhood volunteers rehabilitate their local stream.
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.