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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.
“Didymo Dave” celebrated with Minister’s biosecurity award
Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has paid tribute to the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
Award winners celebrated for protecting New Zealand
The biosecurity work of iwi, scientists, environmental and community groups were honoured at the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
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.
Restoring the mauri (life force) of the Bay of Islands
Finalists in the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards, Guardians of the Bay of Islands leads the management for restoration using mostly volunteers.
Ngāti Hauā Mahi Trust unites community to protect the environment
The winners of the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Māori Award knew that Māori needed to work in partnership to have any chance of making a difference for their precious environment.
Understanding rusts at Aorere College, Year 10 Mātauranga Māori class
Learn how classroom experiments are enriching New Zealand's biosecurity systems.
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.