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New NZ Traveller Declaration will allow better targeting of arrivals – Biosecurity NZ
27 Jan 2023   /

New NZ Traveller Declaration will allow better targeting of arrivals – Biosecurity NZ

Biosecurity NZ says the new digital system will give it an opportunity to send relevant messaging to help improve compliance.


Compulsory biosecurity education coming for airline, maritime operators
27 Jan 2023   /

Compulsory biosecurity education coming for airline, maritime operators

Commercial airline and maritime operators will soon be required by law to provide biosecurity information to vessels and aircraft with more than 20 passengers arriving in New Zealand.


Biosecurity NZ acknowledges baggage, cruise and screening challenges
20 Jan 2023   /

Biosecurity NZ acknowledges baggage, cruise and screening challenges

Biosecurity New Zealand says it is working with Auckland Airport to address mishandled and unaccompanied baggage issues affecting travellers this summer and is also collaborating with cruise to ensure ships arrive with clean hulls.


Travellers urged to do their bit for biosecurity
13 Dec 2022   /

Travellers urged to do their bit for biosecurity

Biosecurity New Zealand is urging arriving travellers to do their bit to ensure unwanted pests and diseases do not enter New Zealand over the busy summer period.


Express lane at Auckland Airport established to ease congestion
29 Nov 2022   /

Express lane at Auckland Airport established to ease congestion

Biosecurity New Zealand has established an express lane at Auckland International Airport to help reduce passenger congestion in the arrivals area.


Feedback sought on increasing biosecurity fine to $1000
27 Sep 2022  

Feedback sought on increasing biosecurity fine to $1000

The Primary Production Committee is seeking public submissions on a plan to increase fines for biosecurity breaches and give officers more powers to refuse entry.


Visitors urged to help tackle foot-and-mouth
12 Jul 2022  

Visitors urged to help tackle foot-and-mouth

Clean your shoes or buy a cheap pair and throw them out before you leave – that is the message to visitors to New Zealand as farmers try to keep foot-and-mouth disease away from livestock.


NZ steps up traveller screening for foot-and-mouth
11 Jul 2022  

NZ steps up traveller screening for foot-and-mouth

Biosecurity New Zealand is stepping up a border campaign to raise awareness of foot-and-mouth disease amongst visitors to New Zealand.


Biosecurity NZ to redeploy 270 border officers
3 Jul 2020  

Biosecurity NZ to redeploy 270 border officers

Biosecurity New Zealand is redeploying up to 270 frontline officers because of falling passenger numbers.


Cruise ship ordered out of NZ waters for biofouling
10 Feb 2020   /

Cruise ship ordered out of NZ waters for biofouling

Biosecurity NZ ordered a cruise ship to leave New Zealand just before Christmas after discovering biofouling on its hull.


Biosecurity NZ: Cruise ships confirmed low risk
4 Nov 2019   /

Biosecurity NZ: Cruise ships confirmed low risk

Cruise ships visiting New Zealand are a relatively low biosecurity risk although there is room for improvement, according to Biosecurity NZ. 


Biosecurity NZ: Unaccredited cruise ships to face extra scrutiny
10 Jul 2019   /

Biosecurity NZ: Unaccredited cruise ships to face extra scrutiny

More port inspections and more dog teams sniffing passengers will be conducted.


New airport 3D scanners to cut passenger waiting times
12 Dec 2018   /

New airport 3D scanners to cut passenger waiting times

The new tech will scan baggage for biosecurity risks before passengers reach their luggage.


$400 biosecurity fines now extended to cruise passengers
6 Dec 2018   /

$400 biosecurity fines now extended to cruise passengers

Cruise ship passengers found in breach of biosecurity rules are now subject to $400 fines under new measures that came into place last week.


Visitor, trade growth prompt creation of biosecurity unit
1 May 2018  

Visitor, trade growth prompt creation of biosecurity unit

Booming tourism, growing trade, and climate change issues have prompted the government to create a new biosecurity unit.