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The great biosecurity hunt continues

The great biosecurity hunt continues

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27 Oct 21 Biosecurity News

The great biosecurity hunt continues

Think you’re an adventurer? Think you’ve got what it takes to hunt down our ‘most wanted’ invasive insects, animals, weeds and diseases? If you’re in Tauranga Moana don’t forget about the interactive and fun pest hunts underway.

There are hunts in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, and Papamoa. Complete the hunt closest to where you live or do all three. There are six invasive insects, animals, weeds, and diseases ‘hiding’ throughout each location that you catch using any smartphone and the free Actionbound geocaching app.

Each completed hunt goes into the draw to win from a $2500 prize pool supporting our local tourism and hospitality businesses.

Details and step-by-step guides for playing are available at Good luck!

The hunt has been put together by the Tauranga Moana Biosecurity Capital (TMBC) initiative, of which KVH is an active member, raising biosecurity awareness throughout the community and local schools as an extra layer of protection for our industry and orchards.


KVH investigates reports of unusual symptoms to identify and manage any biosecurity risks.

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