Road testing the PPBS

May 20, 2019

Road testing the Plant Production Biosecurity Scheme Over the past year NZ Plant Producers Incorporated (NZPPI) has worked with plant producers, plant buyers, horticulture and forestry sectors, MPI and other stakeholders to design the Plant Production Biosecurity Scheme (PPBS). The Scheme will assist New Zealand’s nursery sector to improve plant hygiene and traceability practices by helping … Read More

Garden converted to promote biodiversity

May 20, 2019

Tauranga garden converted to promote biodiversity We need your help! Heather Loughlin’s urban woodland garden in Matua has been featured in NZ House & Garden magazine. But after a visit from New Zealand’s ‘Bug Man’ Ruud Kleinplaste, during last year’s Art & Garden Festival, Heather was inspired to undertake a major overhaul of her garden … Read More

Bill Dyck interview

May 20, 2019

An interview with… Bill Dyck, science and technology broker This month we chat to Bill Dyck, a man of many biosecurity-related hats, about his various roles and the key opportunities for protecting Tauranga Moana. You’ve just returned from a trip to Europe, tell us about that? I went up there as part of a team assisting the … Read More