If harmful pests and diseases get into New Zealand, they can cause damage. Biosecurity focuses on stopping them at the border or getting rid of the ones already here.
Help stop the spread of exotic caulerpa
Find all import health standards and related information
Check, Clean, Dry – prevent didymo and other pests
Found a pest or disease? Call our hotline on 0800 80 99 66
Policy and strategy to keep pests and diseases out of New Zealand
Horticultural, freshwater, ocean, pastoral, and tree pests and diseases currently not in NZ
Report what you’ve found, search a list of pests, and improve biosecurity on your property
New Zealand’s border process help stop harmful pests and diseases at the border, protecting our environment and primary industries.
Biosecurity doesn't stop at the border. Surveillance programmes, incursion responses and long-term management programmes help protect Aotearoa from spreading pests or diseases.
Information about the current situation, support and advice for farmers, and compensation information
Biosecurity risks, how to stop pets becoming pests, protecting rabbits from caliciviruses
What farmers can do to help keep foot and mouth disease out of NZ.
Wallabies are a pest and are spreading. We need your help to control them.
Find out how services evolved to protect NZ from pests and diseases (NZ History website).
We want to keep them out of New Zealand and you can help.