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OSPRI at regional field days in March

OSPRI at regional field days in March

26 February 2021

Need help with your NAIT account? Got some queries about our TBfree programme? We'll be at your place or nearby this March while regional fieldays season is in full swing.

OSPRI's website is changing

OSPRI's website is changing

26 February 2021

The OSPRI website is changing and will look different from mid-March.

Trading NAIT animals on Trade Me

Trading NAIT animals on Trade Me

22 February 2021

As we work to improve the reliability of the NAIT scheme and to further improve NZ’s biosecurity preparedness, we approached Trade Me to get their assistance with a new listing declaration and blog post on their platform for the sale of NAIT animals.

Have your say on proposed NAIT Standard - Registration of Entities Trading in NAIT Animals

Have your say on proposed NAIT Standard - Registration of Entities Trading in NAIT Animals

15 January 2021

A proposed new NAIT Standard (Registration of Entities Trading in NAIT Animals) sets out new expectations for those who trade in NAIT animals (cattle and deer) as a third party and their obligations under NAIT.

December 2020 Edition

December 2020 Edition

15 December 2020

In the final edition of the year, TB programme testing changes from February 2021. New GM disease management Simon Andrew is back at OSPRI and three new Board directors are appointed following November's AGM.

Improving our technology over the next three years

Improving our technology over the next three years

15 December 2020

New OSPRI leader driven by farming background

New OSPRI leader driven by farming background

11 December 2020

OSPRI's disease control planning and integration Manager Simon Andrew discusses his motivation to return to OSPRI and lead the organization's disease management..

OSPRI updating TB testing programme

OSPRI updating TB testing programme

10 December 2020

From February 2021, OSPRI is managing TB eradication through an updated testing programme, placing greater focus on higher risk areas while maintaining nationwide surveillance.

November 2020 edition

November 2020 edition

6 November 2020

This month, we revisit a busy OSPRI year with the publication of the 2019/20 Annual Report.
The Hawke's Bay TB response has been a big focus for OSPRI in 2020 and we check on the current status.

TB eradication plan on track

TB eradication plan on track

9 October 2020

Thirty-seven ‘vector control zones’ representing more than 441,000 hectares were declared TB free in the year to June 30.

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