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New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. Biosecurity New Zealand; National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research.

New Zealand is the first country to implement nationwide regulations to manage risks associated with biofouling on international vessels. The development of this regulation and its implementation can serve as a blue-print for other jurisdictions that are interested in preventing the spread on non-indigenous marine species.

New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. Biosecurity New Zealand.

We need your help to keep watch for the brown marmorated stink bug. The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is an agricultural, horticultural, and social pest. It's native to Asia and has spread throughout North America and Europe. It isn’t established in New Zealand, but this sneaky pest hitchhikes on passengers and imported goods. We’ve caught them at our border many times. We need everyone’s help to keep an eye out for them.

If you think you’ve found a brown marmorated stink bug – don't kill it.

  • Catch it.
  • Take a photo
  • Call us immediately on 0800 80 99 66.

New Zealand Department of Conservation.

Predator Free 2050 is an ambitious goal to rid New Zealand of the most damaging introduced predators that threaten our nation’s natural taonga, our economy and primary sector. Join us in eradicating New Zealand's most damaging introduced predators: rats, stoats and possums. Going predator free will bring us a huge range of environmental, cultural, social and economic benefits. Predator Free 2050 aims at milestone goals in every four year period. Find out how far we've come since 2016.

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Partnership

New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. Biosecurity New Zealand; National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research.

International Government

New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries.

See also: Current alerts: Major pest and disease threats for some of the major threats, pests and diseases facing New Zealand's primary sector.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council (New Zealand).

Auckland Council (New Zealand).
Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
Environment Canterbury Regional Council (New Zealand).
Greater Wellington Regional Council (New Zealand).

New Zealand Department of Conservation.

Waikato Regional Council (New Zealand). Environment Waikato.

Northland Regional Council (New Zealand).

Academic

University of New Zealand. Massey University.

Professional

Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research (New Zealand).

New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.