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Plant and animal quarantine timeline

Plant and animal quarantine timeline

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Service 1965–81 MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES 1972—98 Agriculture Quarantine Service 1981–7 MAF Quality Management 1987–90 MQM Border Protection Service 1990–5 MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY 1998—2012 MAF Quarantine Service 1995–2007 MAF Biosecurity New Zealand 2007–12 MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY ...

Mediterranean fruit fly

Mediterranean fruit fly

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Fruit fly is one of the most feared insect pests, and takes its place alongside foot and mouth disease as one of the greatest threats to New Zealand’s biosecurity. They lay their eggs just under the skin of fruit, and the maggots feed on their host, pupate and emerge as live flies after a few ...

Foot-and-mouth disease

Foot-and-mouth disease

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increase unemployment in the primary sector and processing industries. This is why New Zealand has some of the world's toughest border biosecurity measures. Thomas Rawdon, Ministry for Primary Industries quarantine disease ...

Plant and animal quarantine

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Biosecurity poster, 1990s (Ministry for Primary Industries) New Zealand has a long history of trying to protect its natural environment from exotic pests and plant and animal diseases, and some of the strictest quarantine laws in the world.  Quarantine officers first began checking imports at ...

Meet the NZHistory web team

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years on the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography project before starting NZHistory in 1998. Gareth Phipps, Digital Publishing Editor, works on the NZHistory, Te Ara and Vietnam War websites. Tim Shoebridge, Senior Historian, has researched and written on aspects of New Zealand's biosecurity, First ...

Speech to the Articial Intelligence Forum 2018

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augmented and enhanced by AI. The Ministry of Primary Industries’ (MPI) world-first trial of a digital biosecurity officer named Vai is the first ever Digital Employee to be deployed at an airport. During peak times, Vai will take some of the load off MPI officers by answering simple biosecurity questions ...

Selected anniversaries 2014-2018

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RAF (1940) 60th of start of Korean War (1950) 50th of first official TV broadcasts (1960) 50th of publication of Barry Crump’s A Good Keen Man (1960) 50th of NZ’s border inspection service (now MAF Biosecurity) 50th of computing in NZ – NZ Computer Society formed, six months before first computer ...

Section Six- Statement of Standards and Service Performance (SSP) for the year ended 30 June 2008

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A history of New Zealand immigrants from England, Ireland and Scotland An oral history of MAF Biosecurity An oral history of New Zealand Police. Publish at least 12 new features during the year on www.NZHistory.net.nz   Achieved – 19 new features were published to www.NZHistory.net.nz.   Historical ...

Biosecurity poster, 1990s

Biosecurity poster, 1990s

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Biosecurity poster produced in the 1990s. ...