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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.
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.
“Kiwi-style” innovation solves mice problem
The aim of the Omori Kuratau Pest Management Group is to bring back the bush by bringing back the birds that disperse the seeds. But they had to solve the problem of mice first.
Responding to Kauri Dieback -Te Roroa Commercial Development Company
“Ko au te ngahere, Ko te ngahere ko au, I am the forest and the forest is me."
Geared up to fight biosecurity threats
KiwiNet is a leading network of approximately 100 biosecurity advocates from more than 30 organisations, dedicated to supporting the New Zealand kiwifruit industry.
“Didymo Dave” celebrated with Minister’s biosecurity award
Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has paid tribute to the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
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
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
Finalists in the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards, Guardians of the Bay of Islands leads the management for restoration using mostly volunteers.