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Auckland Botanic Gardens Nursery Manager Doug Ward at work


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.

Brent Kleiss from NZ Pork


Why NZ Pork is a signatory to the Biosecurity Business Pledge

Meet Brent Kleiss, Policy Manager for NZ Pork, and previously at MPI. Having moved to the other side of the partnership, Brent sees the benefits of a non-competitive platform where all businesses and sectors are collaborating and sharing practices.

Racing at the 49ER Nacra 2019 sailing world championship


Oceanbridge Shipping – partnering to protect

A collaborative approach between Oceanbridge Shipping , Yatching New Zealand and Biosecurity New Zealand ensured the smooth running of the 49ER and Nacra sailing world championship in 2019, after a major risk threatened the delivery of the event.

Divers in Lyttleton harbour


Protecting Lyttleton Harbour from Mediterranean fanworm

Lyttleton Port Company are committed to taking immediate action in high-risk locations to stop the spread and reduce the populations of fanworm in the inner harbour.

Tim Goodnature Biodiversity


Making a difference in your own backyard

Elite Pest and Insect Control (EPIC) are a small business making a big difference in their backyard.

Tracey Marshall JTP


Leading the way – Pernod Ricard Winemakers signs Biosecurity Business Pledge

Tracey Marshall, Pernod Ricard’s New Zealand Sustainability Manager, said signing up to the pledge was a no-brainer.

Imported cars at Portss of Auckland


Case Study: Importing used vehicles from Japan

Insights from Biosecurity New Zealand on how importers can take a proactive approach to biosecurity.

Kirstina Cooper from Auckland Airport


Partnering for better biosecurity business outcomes

New Zealand's first Biosecurity Business Pledge forum was held in Wellington in late February.

Plane at Auckland International Airport 1200 x 720


Biosecurity is championed at our largest airport

Story from Auckland Airport—New Zealand’s largest entry point for travellers arriving in New Zealand. The airport is licenced by MPI as a Place of First Arrival.