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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.

Protecting to Grow NZ Biosecurity Forum
Around 200 attendees from New Zealand and Australia attended the Protecting to Grow New Zealand Biosecurity Forum 2016 and Biosecurity 2025 implementation workshops in late November. The forum was co-hosted by GIA and the Ministry for Primary Industries. Read more

Potato industry further strengthens biosecurity partnership
Potatoes New Zealand Inc. (PNZ) have signed an agreement with Government to better protect the potato industry it represents in managing biosecurity. Read more

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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Upcoming events


Northland Agricultural Field Days
2-4 Mar 2017 Dargaville

Forest Owners Association Biosecurity Workshop  
7-8 March 2017 - Rotorua
AgResearch Meat Industry Annual Conference
15 March 2017

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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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