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KiwiNet: an industry network ready to respond

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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

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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

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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.

Biosecurity matters to Big Angry Fish

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Biosecurity matters to Big Angry Fish

Biosecurity is creating the best environment for our fish. That's why biosecurity is so important to Nathan O'Hearn and Milan Radonich (hosts of Big Angry Fish).

Reflection on the 2018 Biosecurity New Zealand Forum

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Reflection on the 2018 Biosecurity New Zealand Forum

Rosemarie Dawson, Chief Executive at Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF), shares her experiences at the Biosecurity New Zealand Forum.

Portable footwear cleaning system wins biosecurity award

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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.

New weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity wins national award

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New weapons in the battle for urban biosecurity wins national award

Scion wins Award for creating world-leading pest detection and eradication tools.

Protecting Fiordland from marine pests wins biosecurity award

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Protecting Fiordland from marine pests wins biosecurity award

Environment Southland’s Fiordland Marine Regional Pathway Management Plan was honoured with two Awards at the New Zealand Biosecurity Awards 2018

Iwi dedication to local taonga recognised with biosecurity award

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Iwi dedication to local taonga recognised with biosecurity award

The dedication of Tauranga Moana iwi to protecting Mauao from myrtle rust and building biosecurity excellence in Tauranga has been acknowledged with a biosecurity award.