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Beware velvetleaf – and the dog sniffing it out

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Beware velvetleaf – and the dog sniffing it out

WInk the dog is being trained to find a serious cropping weed called velvetleaf.

Alby Marsh – bringing people together to fight myrtle rust

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Alby Marsh – bringing people together to fight myrtle rust

Alby Marsh has spent his life building relationships. Now he is working with researchers and communities to build relationships and solutions that will help in the fight against myrtle rust.

Partnering for better biosecurity business outcomes

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Partnering for better biosecurity business outcomes

New Zealand's first Biosecurity Business Pledge forum was held in Wellington in late February.

Biosecurity is championed at our largest airport

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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.

Thomas (Tame) Malcolm - Biosecurity is in his nature

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Thomas (Tame) Malcolm - Biosecurity is in his nature

From culling wild goats to decimating invasive river weed, one Kiwi is combining his passion for the land with hard graft and te ao Māori.

Biosecurity champions honoured at 2020 awards night

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Biosecurity champions honoured at 2020 awards night

The winners of the New Zealand Biosecurity awards represent some of Aotearoa’s most outstanding biosecurity efforts.

Biosecurity Trail empowers visitors to protect New Zealand flora

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Biosecurity Trail empowers visitors to protect New Zealand flora

A new walking trail at the Auckland Botanic Gardens gives locals and overseas visitors a chance to learn about New Zealand’s flora as well as the role they play in protecting it.

Citizen scientists needed to catch and dispatch mosquitoes

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Citizen scientists needed to catch and dispatch mosquitoes

You can help scientists understand more about mosquitoes in New Zealand.

A unique result for Friends of Waiwhetū Stream

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A unique result for Friends of Waiwhetū Stream

Against the odds neighbourhood volunteers rehabilitate their local stream.