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Tuesday, 08 July 2014 09:26

Cute Clara a biosecurity heroine

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.

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
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
Tuesday, 21 August 2012 09:12

Conviction for biosecurity breach

A 58-year-old Chinese man was sentenced in Manukau District Court last week for trying to bring a variety of unauthorised plant seeds into New Zealand.

Published in General News

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