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

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

Horticulture industry sign agreement to fight fruit flies
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. Read more

GIA partnership welcomes agreement for fruit flies
Steps to reduce the potentially devastating impact of a fruit fly incursion have been taken in Wellington today by Government and a number of horticulture industry groups. Read more

GIA Deed Review
The Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response (the Deed) requires Signatories to review the operation of the Deed two years after its commencement. As the Deed was first signed in May 2014, the first review is under way. Read more

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

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