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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 working in partnership, industry and government can achieve better biosecurity outcomes.

Find out more about GIA or how to become a GIA Signatory.

Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon Nathan Guy launched the Biosecurity 2025 Direction Statement at a biosecurity forum in Auckland, jointly run by MPI and its GIA partners. The partners of GIA welcome the release of Government’s Biosecurity 2025 Direction Statement saying the strategy is a major step in the right direction.

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2016 GIA Annual Report available now

The 2016 Annual Report, highlighting the past year’s achievements of GIA, is now available. An electronic version is available here. If you would like a hard copy sent to you, please contact the Secretariat.  


Fresh vegetable industry signs biosecurity agreement
Vegetables New Zealand Incorporated today signed an agreement with Government to better protect the fresh vegetable growers it represents in managing biosecurity procedures. Vegetables NZ Inc joins 12 other primary sector industry groups that have joined with the Government in the GIA partnership. Read more

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Biosecurity Week Public Day 2016
21 November - Port of Tauranga

 

Report a new pest or disease

To report suspected exotic land, freshwater and marine pests, or exotic disease in plants or animals, call the MPI hotline:

0800 80 99 66


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