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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
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.
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.
KiwiNet: an industry network ready to respond
A network set up to ensure there is plenty of skilled capability ready to respond to the next big biosecurity incursion continues to cement its place within the kiwifruit industry.
Protecting the predator-free islands of the Hauraki Gulf
Auckland ferry operator Fullers360 works with DOC to carry out strict biosecurity standards for crew and customers.
Opinion: Biosecurity – we need it and it needs to be funded adequately
Comment: Federated Farmers is urging members for feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of the Biosecurity Act, writes Biosecurity Policy Advisor Philippa Rawlinson.
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.
A community driving biosecurity in Tauranga Moana
A new coalition in the Tauranga Moana region is leading the country in a coordinated community approach to biosecurity.