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Better Border Biosecurity (B3) is a multi-partner, cooperative science collaboration that researches ways to reduce the entry and establishment of new plant pests and diseases in New Zealand.

As a geographically isolated archipelago, Aotearoa, New Zealand is a country free from many pests and diseases that damage productive and natural ecosystems, or endanger human and animal health.  The B3 research collaboration works to maintain this advantage by using research and it’s uptake to improve border biosecurity across five theme areas.

Latest News

Enhancing international research co-ordination

October 4th, 2022 B3 / Euphresco/PBRI

B3 in Biosecurity Award finals

September 27th, 2022 Recognising biosecurity champions

NZ Plant Protection Society’s 75th Birthday

August 23rd, 2022 B3 part of celebrations

B3 is fully aligned to New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge.