Overview

OSPRI partners with its shareholders and a range of scientific, technical, industry and government agencies to achieve greater benefits through co-investment and alignment of priorities. Examples include joint research and projects on pest control methodologies, pest control operations, livestock traceability systems development, and emergency animal disease response and management. 

Current projects and initiatives include: 

Developing an online livestock traceability tool

With support from the Ministry for Primary Industries, the Red Meat Profit Partnership and OSPRI are developing the electronic Animal Status Declaration (eASD). Find out more here

Supporting the Battle for our Birds 

OSPRI continues to help the Department of Conservation deliver the Battle for our Birds predator control programme that protects New Zealand's most vulnerable native species. OSPRI delivered 11 aerial operations over 390,000 hectares targeting possums, rats and stoats. Find out more here

Supporting Biosecurity 2025

Biosecurity 2025 is an initiative launched by the Ministry for Primary industries that will shape the long-term future of biosecurity and continue to protect New Zealand against pests and diseases. Find out more here

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