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AUSTRALIAN FARMERS will not have imposed on them a national electronic ID system for identifying sheep and goats.
An encounter with a live scorpion at Auckland airport should serve as a reminder for arriving international passengers to thoroughly clean camping gear, says MPI.
YACHTS ARRIVING in Northland from overseas this season will face greater biosecurity scrutiny, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
WITH THE second season of black-grass operations about to begin, continued vigilance this spring and summer will be crucial to stop the noxious weed from establishing in Mid-Canterbury, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
WAIKATO REGIONAL Council's biosecurity group manager John Simmons has won annual PC Nelson Memorial Award from the Biosecurity Institute, a professional body for those working in the biosecurity sector.
A BIOSECURITY dog has started her sniffing career in style – her detection work resulting in a Vietnamese air passenger being denied entry to New Zealand and later sent home.
THE KIWIFRUIT industry is the first to sign a biosecurity partnership with the government under the Government Industry Agreements (GIA).
SOME 70 FIELD workers are out in Whangarei setting additional traps to lure any Queensland fruit flies that may be in the area.
HORTICULTURE NEW Zealand says it is unbelievable and unexpected that the country is faced with another Queensland fruit fly detection, so soon after the last one in January.
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