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Award winners celebrated for protecting New Zealand

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Award winners celebrated for protecting New Zealand

The biosecurity work of iwi, scientists, environmental and community groups were honoured at the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.

Protecting the herd and New Zealand’s dairy reputation

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Protecting the herd and New Zealand’s dairy reputation

When Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) was confirmed in New Zealand in July 2017, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) rapidly instigated a massive, company-wide biosecurity response.

Restoring the mauri (life force) of the Bay of Islands

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Restoring the mauri (life force) of the Bay of Islands

Finalists in the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards, Guardians of the Bay of Islands leads the management for restoration using mostly volunteers.

Ngāti Hauā Mahi Trust unites community to protect the environment

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Ngāti Hauā Mahi Trust unites community to protect the environment

The winners of the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Māori Award knew that Māori needed to work in partnership to have any chance of making a difference for their precious environment.

Understanding rusts at Aorere College, Year 10 Mātauranga Māori class

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Understanding rusts at Aorere College, Year 10 Mātauranga Māori class

Learn how classroom experiments are enriching New Zealand's biosecurity systems.

Portable footwear cleaning system wins biosecurity award

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Portable footwear cleaning system wins biosecurity award

The Jacson Cube®, a standalone system for effectively cleaning and disinfecting footwear was awarded the New Zealand Biosecurity Mondiale Innovation Award.

New weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity wins national award

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New weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity wins national award

Scion wins Award for creating world-leading pest detection and eradication tools.

Protecting Fiordland from marine pests wins biosecurity award

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Protecting Fiordland from marine pests wins biosecurity award

Environment Southland’s Fiordland Marine Regional Pathway Management Plan was honoured with two Awards at the New Zealand Biosecurity Awards 2018

Iwi dedication to local taonga recognised with biosecurity award

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Iwi dedication to local taonga recognised with biosecurity award

The dedication of Tauranga Moana iwi to protecting Mauao from myrtle rust and building biosecurity excellence in Tauranga has been acknowledged with a biosecurity award.