Biosecurity for schools and communities

Get involved

The importance and scale of the biosecurity task means we need every New Zealander to pitch in.

Learn more about how we can get involved with Ko Tātou This is Us, and find out what schools and community groups are already doing to protect Aotearoa New Zealand from pests and diseases. 

Check out resources and case studies that will help get you started with your own biosecurity projects.

Mā pango, mā whero ka oti ai te mahi. By black and by red, the work is done.

Biosecurity for schools

Biosecurity for schools

Helping students learn about biosecurity.

Biosecurity for communities

Biosecurity for communities

Learn about and join people all over Aotearoa New Zealand doing biosecurity mahi in our communities.

Biosecurity in your area

Biosecurity in your area

Biosecurity risks are different between regions. Learn about and support biosecurity in your region.

News and stories

Alby Marsh with Reon Tuanau visiting Mauao the Mount 1200 x 720


Alby Marsh – bringing people together to fight myrtle rust

Alby Marsh has spent his life building relationships. Now he is working with researchers and communities to build relationships and solutions that will help in the fight against myrtle rust.

Biosecurity Trail at Auckland Botanic Gardens 514 x 273


Biosecurity Trail empowers visitors to protect New Zealand flora

A new walking trail at the Auckland Botanic Gardens gives locals and overseas visitors a chance to learn about New Zealand’s flora as well as the role they play in protecting it.

Culex quinquefasciatus by Stephen Dogget


Citizen scientists needed to catch and dispatch mosquitoes

You can help scientists understand more about mosquitoes in New Zealand.