The IVS team are specialists in biosecurity treatment and assist treatment providers with supervision services or gaining approval to operate under the MPI-approved treatment supplier programme. Services include:
The Ministry for Primary Industries is responsible for ensuring imported risk goods are treated to eliminate unwanted pests or diseases, protecting New Zealanders and our natural environment. Biosecurity treatment may also be required for exported goods and is applied according to the importing country’s phytosanitary requirements.
There are two models of delivery for biosecurity treatment to be provided by approved operators:
The approved treatment supplier programme is a system designed by the Ministry for Primary Industries to make sure competent organisations and individual operators have the necessary skills and experience to be responsible for delivery of official biosecurity treatment activities.