New Zealand has developed some of the strongest biosecurity systems in the world. These systems support our primary production industries, which are the cornerstone of our economic welfare, and help us to protect our unique natural environment.
The Biosecurity Strategy endorsed by the Government in 2003 identified key expectations for biosecurity science. The Biosecurity Strategy called for more effective investment in science and more engagement with the science community in biosecurity decision making. A Biosecurity Science Strategy for New Zealand – Mahere Rautaki Putaiao Whakamaru is a major step forward in meeting
This document provides priorities and a clear path forward for biosecurity science. It identifies the need for investment in more proactive research across our biosecurity systems. It also outlines a biosecurity science system that will be used to develop clear advice on priority research needs and the uptake of research into the future.
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Biosecurity Science Strategy, NZ 2007 [1.3 Mb PDF]