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COVID-19 UPDATE

SPS Biosecurity will be deemed an Essential Business during the Level 4 emergency. AP and TFO classroom training is suspended for 4 weeks but we are still taking registrations online. Read more here.

Surveys for new pests at 'high risk' sites

Recent Work

Intensive inspections of over 7,000 fixed transects are used to detect new pests at high risk locations, parks and sentinel trees in New Zealand. SPS Biosecurity provides the field surveillance for this programme, requiring staff to maintain high levels of expertise in plant and pest identification.

http://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/pests/surv-mgmt/surv/high-risk

Key programme clients and partners are Ministry for Primary Industries, AsureQuality Ltd and Scion Research.