Myrtle rust has been detected for the first time on the West Coast on a young pōhutukawa plant, Biosecurity NZ confirmed today.

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Tuesday, 02 April 2019 10:01

Another pea weevil free year will help

The current Biosecurity NZ ban on pea growing in the Wairarapa is knocking down the pea weevil population, but another pea weevil-free year is needed to be confident of eradication.

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Biosecurity New Zealand needs your help to dig out the wood-boring granulate ambrosia beetle.

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Monday, 11 March 2019 14:19

130,000 bees go under the microscope

Sampling has been completed for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2019 15:51

More fruit flies discovered

More fruit flies have been found in Auckland. 

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Biosecurity New Zealand has directed a vehicle carrier to leave New Zealand waters following the discovery of stink bugs and other regulated pests.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:55

Biosecurity: we’re in this together

Biosecurity is relevant to every New Zealander, according to the head of Biosecurity NZ Roger Smith.

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:29

Biosecurity champs announced

Biosecurity New Zealand announced the winners of the 2018 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards last night. 

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 11:55

Chips for spuds

Biosecurity New Zealand is working with Potatoes NZ to respond to a detection of potato mop-top virus (PMTV) in potato tubers in Canterbury.

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018 10:55

M. bovis confirmed on 37 farms

Thirty-seven farms were known at the end of August to be infected with Mycoplasma bovis, says the Ministry of Primary Industries.

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