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Twelve new frontline border staff will help New Zealand's biosecurity defences stay strong, says MPI.
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.
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).
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).
Primary Industries Minister David Carter is welcoming a boost to New Zealand's biosecurity frontline with the graduation on Friday of 46 new recruits.
Biosecurity officials have reported the bizarre discovery of two massive ostrich eggs in the luggage of a passenger at Auckland airport.
Border officials sent two foreign air passengers packing last Friday after they tried to smuggle seeds through Auckland airport.
A bill that makes the most significant changes to the Biosecurity Act in 15 years has passed into law.
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.
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