Thursday, 31 October 2019 11:44

Businesses pledge to protect New Zealand 

A group of 50 New Zealand companies have signed a first-of-its-kind pledge to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 September 2019 11:55

On-farm biosecurity a strict necessity

Bay of Plenty dairy farmer Darryl Jensen rears calves and sees farm biosecurity as a necessity. For effective traceability and disease management he operates a ‘closed farm system’ along with a beef farmer and grazier

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:55

Fight lost to keep potato disease out

The fight to wipe out a potato disease from New Zealand has been lost.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 07:55

Mind your feet — Feds

The days are gone when you may wear on a farm the shoes you have worn on overseas trips, says Feds biosecurity spokeswoman Karen Williams.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 13:55

Chicken disease controllable — industry

A suspected new disease in the New Zealand poultry industry is a disappointment, says Michael Brooks, executive director, Egg Producers Federation (EPF).

Published in General News
Friday, 19 July 2019 14:43

Big changes for biosecurity system

Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has unveiled big changes to New Zealand’s biosecurity system, including new law changes to strengthen animal tracing and details of a Biosecurity Act overhaul.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:55

Auckland airport blasted

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has lashed out at Auckland International Airport for failing to provide adequate space for MPI’s biosecurity operations.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 June 2019 11:14

Fruit fly operation to continue

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) says controls of movement of fruits and vegetables in Auckland’s Northcote suburb may remain in place throughout winter.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 May 2019 09:27

Border biosecurity need tech upgrade

A review of biosecurity controls at New Zealand borders recommends continuously adapting new technology.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 10:56

Support for biosecurity levy

A big majority of 1794 submissions received by DairyNZ on the biosecurity response levy were supportive.

Published in General News
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