• Tiaki (protect)
    We’re contributing to
    world-class biosecurity.

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    Crazy & Ambitious 2
  • Whakamana (Empower)
    We’re helping New Zealanders
    protect our precious

  • Whakahou (restore)
    Our goal is a resilient and
    thriving environment.


Our Strategy

The BioHeritage Challenge has created an excellent, open and collaborative culture which appears to be delivering benefits for both science outcomes and challenge researchers.

This is one of the key findings by an independent review panel that will make recommendations on the second round of five-year investment in our Challenge. The panel was also strongly supportive of our proposed new strategy.  Read more.

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One of our goals is to empower New Zealanders so they value our biological heritage, understand how it is changing, and feel inspired to take action to protect it.

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We’re striving to create better ways of protecting Aotearoa New Zealand’s natural, urban and production environments – a world-class biosecurity system.

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We want to help create resilient and thriving ecosystems that New Zealanders are proud of – so they’re inspired to make positive changes for future generations.

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