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More knowledge is urgently needed to underpin future approaches and tools to fight these plant diseases.
We’re striving to deliver a breakthrough solution that will control or eradicate at least one pest from mainland Aotearoa.
Our approach blends Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) with modern research methods.
We’re working to remove or mitigate known priority threats, and improve the prediction of threats emerging globally.
Updates on kauri dieback and myrtle rust, new research on wasp behaviour and more…
A new collaborate effort between Auckland Council, mana whenua and researchers is underway to monitor kauri dieback in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park, with plans to survey up to 3,500 kauri trees for signs of the disease.
A new report on opportunities for increasing investment into projects and activities that preserve, support and expand Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique biological heritage.
Helping New Zealanders protect our precious environment
Contributing to world class biosecurity
Creating a resilient, thriving environment