Leading and taking collaborative action towards biosecurity excellence

Connection, Passion, Expertise

Bringing together mātauranga Māori, industry, science, education and government to protect what we love about our region from pests and diseases.

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WHAT WE DO

Tauranga Moana Biosecurity Capital (TMBC) is a flagship for the national Ko Tātou, This Is Us programme - building our team of regional biosecurity champions through awareness, connection and capability building.  It takes all of us to protect what we've got!

WHY BECOME A MEMBER?

You'll be joining our network of passionate biosecurity champions working to protect the cultural, spiritual, and economic lifeblood of our region - our waters, mountains, forests, and wildlife.

MEET OUR TEAM

Researchers, industry operators, educators, conservation experts,  and mātauranga Māori experts working together to achieve regional biosecurity excellence.

NEWS

Biological Heritage Appoints Professor Shaun Ogilvie as Kaihautū Ngātahi, Co-Director Māori

The Biological Heritage National Science Challenge and Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research recently appointed Shaun Ogilvie as the Kaihautū Ngātahi, Co-Director-Māori for the Challenge.

Ko Tātou Playing Cards – Now Available!

If you'd like to get your hands on some fantastic Ko Tātou playing cards that feature our region's most unwanted exotic pests, get in touch!

Taming Wild Kiwifruit

Left uncontrolled, wild kiwifruit can be devastating to New Zealand native bush and forest. Alongside BOPRC, KVH has worked on 103 properties over the last year, destroyed 13,400 vines, and cleared 4ha of matted vine covered area in the BOP region.

HOW WE WORK

Everyone has a role to play in preventing pests and diseases from getting into our region or helping to stop their spread if they do get here.

TMBC brings together our knowledge, passion and commitment to keep our incredible home safe.

We're kaitiaki. We're guardians.  We're all responsible for protecting Tauranga Moana.

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