Tags : Bio security

Stronger biosecurity protections at our border and for our iconic

$28 million (as part of $32 million over five years) to roll out a National Pest Management Plan to protect kauri from dieback. ·         $8.9 million for advanced screening technology to strengthen biosecurity management of the growing mail pathway. ·         $22.5 million for the National Animal Identification and Tracing Scheme (NAIT). Budget 2021 makes important investments to […]readmore

New Zealand’s biosecurity champions honoured

Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has paid tribute to the winners of the 2020 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. “These are the people and organisations who go above and beyond to protect Aotearoa from pests and disease to ensure our unique way of life is sustained for future generations,” Damien O’Connor says. Linda Peacock, of Kiwifruit Vine Health in […]readmore

Labour commits to stronger protection for our native kauri

 Stronger protection for kauri ·         Additional $32m investment ·         Builds on work to protect kauri from dieback disease over past decade Labour will protect our iconic native kauri by rolling out a National Pest Management Plan, the strongest form of protection under the Biosecurity Act, to combat kauri dieback disease. “Our kauri forests are among the most ancient […]readmore