Stoat with dead chick
Image: David Hallett ©


New Zealand's unique biodiversity is at risk from pests, weeds and other threats.


Biosecurity helps prevent damage by animal pests, weeds, didymo, and diseases like kauri dieback.

Climate change and biodiversity 

The conservation status of our species is assessed according to their risk of extinction.

CITES regulates and monitors trade in animal and plant species.

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