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Environment - Biosecurity

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

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Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Metiria Turei

Increase funding for implementing biosecurity risk assessments and invasion response measures through levying importers and people arriving at our borders
Require importers to pay the full cost of eradication when negligence or non-compliance has been demonstrated
Enhance our ability to prevent exotic species from entering New Zealand and the ability to respond to any incursions that do occur
Give equal importance to biosecurity threats to the marine environment as to those of the terrestrial environment
Require risk assessments for exotic organisms to consider their potential impacts on indigenous species and ecosystems

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Trevor Mallard

Continue to review and strengthen border control measures, our surveillance ability, and our capacity to fight incursions
Maintain an integrated educational programme to raise New Zealand public and overseas visitor awareness of the importance of biosecurity and biosecurity precautions
Ensure that the level of instant fines is high enough to act as an effective deterrent to biosecurity border breaches
Review the rules around the screening and fumigation of imported cars
Enhance freshwater and marine biosecurity

Maori Party Tariana Turia  
National Party of New Zealand Hon Dr Nick Smith

Increase instant fines and deport non-residents who flout biosecurity laws
Ensure pest management strategies are developed and adhered to
Increase surveillance, with greater emphasis on marine biosecurity
Introduce a biosecurity emergency response capability
Ensure container inspection methods use the latest technology
Ensure the biosecurity structure is monitored regularly and is capable of adapting as new threats arise

New Zealand First Hon Brian Donnelly

Not
set out
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website.

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Strengthen the Biosecurity Act to provide greater border protection and enhance New Zealand's clean green image

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
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