News and stories
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.
Community support to make on-farm biosecurity happen
Mycoplasma bovis in the Waimate District made the need for on-farm biosecurity real for many farmers for the first time.
How boards respond to a biosecurity crisis
How Boards can prepare for and react to biosecurity crises was discussed at a recent Bay of Plenty Institute of Directors panel event.
Global members of the biosecurity team
Being a tourist in Mount Maunganui doesn’t involve just the sun and sand of our well-known walks and beaches. Many visitors to this biosecurity conscious town – especially those in port for a day on cruise ships – venture further afield to visit kiwifruit
New weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity
With over 10,000 reports of suspected new pests and diseases in New Zealand every year. It’s no surprise that our urban environments are being impacted.