Story: Government and agriculture

Sniffer dog at airport

The large numbers of visitors to New Zealand who enter through airports pose a constant potential for breaches of biosecurity. Travellers must declare all plant or animal material in their possession. As an added check sniffer dogs such as this one are trained to detect any such material.

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Tony Nightingale, 'Government and agriculture - Deregulation and environmental regulations, 1984 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 February 2023)

Story by Tony Nightingale, published 24 Nov 2008