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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.

Biosecurity Bus Pledge members group photo 2019


Media Release: Businesses pledge to protect New Zealand

A group of 50 New Zealand companies have signed a first-of-its-kind pledge to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases.The Biosecurity Business Pledge – which includes some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, including Fonterra, Auckland Airport, Good

KiwiNet 1000 x 690


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.

Livestock Improvement Corporation LIC helping protect the herd from Mycoplasma bovis 1200 x 720


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.