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Getting closer to solutions for marine structures
The battle against marine pests will rapidly get easier if we can prevent them from growing on artificial structures like marina pontoons, wharf piles and seawalls. The Marine Biosecurity Toolbox has some promising leads.
Tracking pests from space wins big at Biosecurity Awards
A space-based biosecurity project has taken out the Supreme Award in the New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.
Why NZ Pork is a signatory to the Biosecurity Business Pledge
Meet Brent Kleiss, Policy Manager for NZ Pork, and previously at MPI. Having moved to the other side of the partnership, Brent sees the benefits of a non-competitive platform where all businesses and sectors are collaborating and sharing practices.
Oceanbridge Shipping – partnering to protect
A collaborative approach between Oceanbridge Shipping , Yatching New Zealand and Biosecurity New Zealand ensured the smooth running of the 49ER and Nacra sailing world championship in 2019, after a major risk threatened the delivery of the event.
Protecting Lyttleton Harbour from Mediterranean fanworm
Lyttleton Port Company are committed to taking immediate action in high-risk locations to stop the spread and reduce the populations of fanworm in the inner harbour.
Wilding conifer control efforts smash targets
The National Wilding Conifer Control Programme made huge strides in the 2020/2021 financial year, tackling more than half of its four-year target for wilding conifer control work in 12 months.
Biosecurity Awards finalists protecting every corner of New Zealand
The 2021 Biosecurity Awards finalists named today show the huge effort under way to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases.
Making a difference in your own backyard
Elite Pest and Insect Control (EPIC) are a small business making a big difference in their backyard.
Leading the way – Pernod Ricard Winemakers signs Biosecurity Business Pledge
Tracey Marshall, Pernod Ricard’s New Zealand Sustainability Manager, said signing up to the pledge was a no-brainer.