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9 August 2018

Four pests and diseases MPI says to watch out for - With booming tourism and more imported products than ever before, pest hitchhikers such as stink bugs and fruit flies are coming along for the ride. Extreme weather events bring rain, wind and microscopic spores of diseases such as myrtle rust from Australia and the Pacific Islands. 

Micro-credentials to target biosecurity - The Primary Industry Training Organisation is welcoming the introduction of micro-credentials, new stand-alone courses, which will help it respond to pressing industry demands, including the eradication of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.

Kiwi kids learn how to keep pests out in new biosecurity board gamewith Mycoplasma bovis and myrtle rust becoming household names, New Zealand is vulnerable to more biosecurity threats than ever before. A new board game developed by an AgResearch scientist is recruiting Kiwi kids in the fight against unwelcome pests.  

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