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Creating a “predator free” peninsular

Predator Free Wellington’s audacious Miramar eradication project.

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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.

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Seashore Monitoring for Marine Pests – A Citizen Science Approach

Marine Metre Squared (Mm2) is a nationwide citizen science project that encourages the public to gather information about biodiversity, distribution and abundance of intertidal species and in doing so, ask further questions about the state of the coastal

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Kiwi kids learn how to keep pests out

A new interactive session, developed by Biosecurity NZ, is recruiting Kiwi kids in the fight against unwanted pests and diseases.

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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.

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“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.

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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

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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."

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How to become an eco-ninja warrior and fight marine pests

Help 'Kina' fight marine pests. Learn what you can do to help manage marine pests in New Zealand.