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GIA Secretariat

The GIA Secretariat is an independent body established to serve the interests of GIA Signatories and facilitate the implementation of the partnership. The Secretariat leads the development and adoption of policies, systems and processes to implement GIA and the Deed for the GIA partnership, under the guidance of the Deed Governance Group (DGG). The Secretariat is housed in a co-operative company owned by the GIA partners - GIA Operations Limited.

Secretariat Staff

Steve Rich
Chief Executive, GIA Operations Limited and Manager, GIA Secretariat
Tel: +64 4 280 7027
Mob: +64 21 445 180

Laura Jackson
Executive Officer, GIA Operations Limited and GIA Secretariat
Tel: +64 4 280 7028
Mob: +64 21 426 910


MPI contact for operational matters and GIA applications

Mike Lawson
Team Manager GIA Partnerships & Readiness Delivery
(Ministry for Primary Industries)
Tel: +64 4 894 2562
Mob: +64 22 0141 742

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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


Contact Us
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  • Email
    Phone +64 21 445180
  • Charles Fergusson Building
    Level 8, 34-38 Bowen Street
    Wellington 6011
    New Zealand