Some form of genetic technologies will in 10, 20 or 30 years be our primary defence against the inevitable biosecurity incursions that will occur.

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Tuesday, 22 November 2016 12:55

Biosecurity 2025 Direction Statement launched

The newly launched Biosecurity 2025 Direction Statement will shape the long-term future of biosecurity in New Zealand, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

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Monday, 21 November 2016 14:53

Fruit fly stopped at border

Ministry for Primary Industries staff have intercepted four Queensland fruit fly larvae at Wellington airport, stopping the dangerous pest from making a home in New Zealand.

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The Ministry for Primary Industries will introduce two new mobile biosecurity x-ray machines this summer to help keep fruit fly and other destructive pests out of New Zealand.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 October 2016 13:10

MPI ready to handle foot-and-mouth outbreak

The success of an on-farm exercise run by the Ministry for Primary Industries shows that NZ is well prepared to manage the biosecurity aspects of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, it says.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 September 2016 06:55

Tourism ‘flippant’ on biosecurity

The tourism sector appears flippant both on the risk their industry poses through arriving passengers, and the importance of biosecurity, Horticulture New Zealand says.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 08:55

Compensation clarification

Compensation issues need to be clarified in the government’s biosecurity response guide, says a new report on New Zealand’s veterinary services.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 September 2016 07:44

Little used quarantine facilities may go

Low-traffic quarantine facilities may be reduced under the latest move by the Ministry for Primary Industries to stop unwanted pests and diseases from entering New Zealand.

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The biosecurity research partnership between Australia and New Zealand was highlighted at a fruit fly research workshop in Auckland on Wednesday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 13:19

Tomatoes sign up on biosecurity

Tomatoes NZ is the latest industry group to sign up to a biosecurity partnership with government.

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