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Tracking pests from space wins big at Biosecurity Awards

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Case Study: Importing used vehicles from Japan

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Case Study: Importing used vehicles from Japan

Insights from Biosecurity New Zealand on how importers can take a proactive approach to biosecurity.