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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

Forum brings together biosecurity community

November 9th, 2022 Science Partnership Forum

B3 win Biosecurity NZ Science Award 2022

November 3rd, 2022 Championing biosecurity in Aotearoa

Fall armyworm podcast

October 11th, 2022 'Cut the Crop' podcast

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