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New Zealand Biosecurity Institute

Our Mission
"Working together to ensure New Zealand is protected from the adverse impacts of invasive species."

Who are we?

We are an incorporated society with membership open to anyone interested in biosecurity issues. We organise activities on a local and national basis and produce a quarterly magazine.

Our aims are to:

  • Raise awareness of the Institute and biosecurity issues;
  • Encourage the development and application of best practice in biosecurity;
  • Connect people and organisations to share knowledge; and
  • Create opportunities for professional development of members.
  • Why join the NZBI?

Application for membership is open to all. Application can be made online or in writing. Subscriptions are still only NZ$40 per year (if paid promptly). Click on the Join Us tab above for details.





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Brown Dog Ticks in Canterbury

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Brown Dog Ticks Found on Canterbury Dogs

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NETS2015 Call for Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR NETS2015 The NETS2015 Organising Committee welcomes abstracts for papers to be considered for presentation at NETS2015, to be held at Dunedin from 26th to 28th August 2015. The NETS2015 theme is 'The Learning Never Stops' and the

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