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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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Latest News

Send Stoats back to Blighty?

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Pest wasps are costing New Zealand's economy $130 million a year.

Pest wasps are costing New Zealand's economy $130 million a year, a new study says. The impact of the introduced pests included wasp-related traffic incidents, costing $1.4 million a year, and more than $1 million in health costs from wasp stings. But

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Nothing Funny About Easter Bunny

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Brown Dog Ticks in Canterbury

  An MPI operation has been underway in response to the discovery of an exotic/introduced tick in two pet dogs in the Selwyn District of Canterbury in January 2015. We are contacting pest control companies as we are very keen to hear if they

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