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Biosecurity Alerts

Have you seen Poinsettia Thrips in your greenhouse?  If you detect, or suspect that you have seen Poinsettia thrips, please immediately contact MPI on 0800 80 99 66.

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Biosecurity - Latest News

Biosecurity Objective - One of Vegetables NZ Inc. strategy objectives is to continue to develop a more stringent biosecurity structure with Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and including other horticulture sector partners .

The objective includes improving our understanding of high-risk pests and pathogens offshore, identifying and fulfilling research gaps in partnership with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) under the GIA (Government Industry Agreement) to ensure adequate protection across our biosecurity pathways.




Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) - Alert

08/11/2017 10:34am

This insect is NOT present in New Zealand but the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) would like to know if you have seen it here.

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Biosecurity Levys

12/03/2018 11:11am

At the next Vegetables NZ Inc. AGM on 23 July 2018 a proposal will be put to grower members that a Biosecurity Levy be applied with a minimum rate of...

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Poinsettia Thrips

07/09/2017 11:20am

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