New Zealand Biosecurity Awards 2018 finalists

The 2018 New Zealand Biosecurity Award finalists were announced on 12 October 2018. 

2018 award categories

There were 8 award categories in 2018. We announced 19 finalists from 7 categories on 12 October 2018. The Minister's Biosecurity Award was announced at the awards dinner on 12 November. 

Department of Conservation Community Award

  • The Forest Bridge Trust
  • Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society
  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari

Te Puni Kōkiri Māori Award

  • Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa
  • Te Kawerau Iwi Tribal Authority and Settlement Trust
  • Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Te Rangi Iwi Trust

Government Industry Agreement (GIA) Industry Award

  • Kiwifruit Vine Health
  • Independent Verification Services (IVS) Ltd
  • Morven Action Group

Biological Heritage Challenge Science Award

  • National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA)
  • Scion (New Zealand Forest Research Institute)
  • Plant and Food Research, Auckland Council, Te Tira Whakamaataki, Biological Heritage National Science Challenge, Rongawhakaata iwi and Ngāti Ruapani ki Turanga iwi

Eagle Technology Local and Central Government Award

  • Environment Southland
  • Northland Regional Council Pest Control Hub

Mondiale Innovation Award

  • Waikaitu Ltd
  • Jacson3 Ltd
  • Te Kawerau Iwi Tribal Authority and Settlement Trust

AsureQuality Emerging Leader Award

  • Dr Amanda Black, Te Kawerau A Maki
  • Sophia Clark, Northland Regional Council

2018 Biosecurity Award winners

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