Government Industry Agreement (GIA)
GIA operates as a partnership between primary industry and government to manage pests and diseases that could badly damage New Zealand's primary industries, economy, and environment.
Under GIA, Signatories share the decision-making, responsibilities and costs of preparing for – and responding to – biosecurity incursions. By in partnership, industry and government can achieve better biosecurity outcomes.
Find out more about GIA or how to become a GIA Signatory.
22 June, 2016 by GIA Editor
After almost two decades as NZ Wine Growers Sustainability General Manager, Philip leaves the business this month, and also steps down as chairman of the interim Fruit Fly Council where he lead the development of GIA’s first operational agreement. The GIA Secretariat caught up with Philip before his departure.
16 June, 2016 by GIA Editor
The kiwiberry industry is the latest industry group to join the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) biosecurity partnership. They will be represented by Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH), the first industry group to sign the GIA Deed in May 2014.
09 May, 2016 by GIA Editor
Some New Zealand's horticulture industry groups along with government, have signed an operational agreement to help reduce the impacts of a potential fruit fly incursion.
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To report suspected exotic land, freshwater and marine pests, or exotic disease in plants or animals, call the MPI hotline:
0800 80 99 66