Displaying items by tag: Biosecurity

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 12:05

More border staff strengthen defences

Twelve new frontline border staff will help New Zealand's biosecurity defences stay strong, says MPI.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 May 2013 13:30

Puppies ready for biosecurity training

New detector dog puppies and a recruitment drive to hire 30 new quarantine inspectors proves biosecurity is a top priority for the government, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 January 2013 15:51

Serious job ahead for floppy-ears pups

Nine new floppy-eared labrador puppies are about to take their first big step to becoming biosecurity detectors dogs, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Monday, 10 December 2012 13:20

New dog teams at Christchurch

Two new dog teams start today at Christchurch airport – doubling the biosecurity detector dog capacity at the airport, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Monday, 10 December 2012 11:06

Recuits boost biosecurity

Primary Industries Minister David Carter is welcoming a boost to New Zealand's biosecurity frontline with the graduation on Friday of 46 new recruits.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 10:39

Ostrich eggs intercepted

Biosecurity officials have reported the bizarre discovery of two massive ostrich eggs in the luggage of a passenger at Auckland airport.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:31

Pair sent packing after seed find

Border officials sent two foreign air passengers packing last Friday after they tried to smuggle seeds through Auckland airport.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 September 2012 08:32

Biosecurity reform law passed

A bill that makes the most significant changes to the Biosecurity Act in 15 years has passed into law.

Published in General News
Friday, 31 August 2012 15:55

Progress on MPI plan

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is making good progress in implementing the recommendations of the recent independent review of imports of kiwifruit plant material.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 August 2012 08:31

A honey jar from disaster

Just one honey jar entering this country from Australia could spell disaster for our bees, warns Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
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