Tools & Technology

The latest developments to reverse the decline of our biological heritage.

High-Tech Solutions To Invasive Mammal Pests

This research team is helping to develop targeted, next-generation, socially acceptable and cost-effective new technologies to achieve landscape-scale freedom from rats, stoats and possums.
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Novel Tools and Strategies

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.
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Invertebrates

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Combating Pathogen Risk Using Genomics

To protect our native and production ecosystems from the invasion of new pathogens, rapid assessments of the potential impact of identified and unidentified pathogens are…
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eDNA For Environmental Monitoring

In a New Zealand first, researchers have developed a nationwide database to integrate and share eDNA data to allow biological diversity across our diverse landscapes…
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He Tangata, He Taiao, He Ōhanga

A values-based biosecurity risk assessment framework for Aotearoa.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here: He Tangata, He Taiao, He…
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Taking the Sting out of the Common Wasp

Large-scale eradication may be in store for the humble wasp – a species responsible for one of the worst pest problems in Aotearoa.
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Molecular Technologies

Exploring future pathways for protecting our taonga   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here: Molecular Technologies
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Control, Protect, Cure

This theme will incorporate research from across Ngā Rākau Taketake, with an emphasis on novel tools and approaches.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be…
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Tiaki mō Kauri: Citizens Combating Kauri Dieback

A community-led social science programme is bringing together researchers, communities and mana whenua to help save Aotearoa New Zealand’s iconic kauri tree.
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State-of-the-art Surveillance

Automation can improve biosecurity surveillance systems   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here: State-of-the-art-surveillance 
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Supporting a Predator Free 2050

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Mobile Apps to Keep New Zealand Safe

Mobile technologies are being developed to help New Zealanders report suspected biosecurity threats, with the first step being a bilingual app that helps identify myrtle…
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Eco-index

People in Aotearoa New Zealand value their unique natural environments, but national and regional reporting shows that our ecosystems and native biodiversity are degraded and…
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Riskmap Mpi Tk Story

NRT risk maps being rolled out by Tiakina Kauri

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Asian Paper Wasp Drinking Polistes Chinensis

New MBIE Endeavour Programme on gene technologies

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