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3 December 2015
KVH takes part in stink bug response exercise
3 December 2015
On the topic of responses, KVH took part in an all-of-government biosecurity response exercise on Wednesday to test the activation and function of the National Security System responding to a...
KVH takes part in stink bug response exercise
3 December 2015

On the topic of responses, KVH took part in an all-of-government biosecurity response exercise on Wednesday to test the activation and function of the National Security System responding to a biosecurity incursion of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB).

As a GIA partner, KVH represented the kiwifruit industry at the decision-making table as part of the governance leadership group, ensuring risks to industry were addressed and the best outcome was achieved.

Amongst other things, the exercise highlighted how all relevant government agencies and industry can coordinate their efforts and work together to address biosecurity risks that impact across multiple sectors, the community and NZ’s environment. The exercise also increased the understanding of how GIA joint decision-making will operate in an all-of-government setting.

Kiwifruit Vine Health

Suite 3, Level 1, Customhouse Building
314 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui
(entrance cnr Totara and Rata Street)
PO Box 4246, Mount Maunganui, 3149
New Zealand

Tel:  0800 665 825
Fax: 07 574 7591

Email: info@kvh.org.nz