Peter Nelson Award Winner

A wide range of pest control work with thousands of people over more than a decade has netted the Northland Regional Council a sought-after national biosecurity award - and the admiration of its peers.

Don McKenzie, the council’s Biosecurity Senior Programme Manager, says the council was delighted to receive the Peter Nelson Memorial Trophy from the New Zealand Biosecurity Institute recently.

The institute said the award had gone to the council for its "significant efforts and outstanding success in engaging the wider community in a range of pest control initiatives" throughout Northland.

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