New Zealand’s economy relies on organisms that are not native to New Zealand. Think of the humble dairy cow first imported into New Zealand in the early 1800s. But we didn’t always get it right, which is why we now have a process to ensure new organisms will benefit New Zealand without harming our environment.
Find out what new organisms incidents have occurred
View the fees and charges for hazardous substances and new organisms applications.
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