Welcome to the Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity and the Joint Graduate School


The University of Auckland and Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research are New Zealand’s two leading research organisations in environmental science and ecology research. They combined their resources and expertise to create the Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity (Te Whare Tiaki Koiora | Mo te orangatonutanga o tō tātou Kanorau Koiora) and then the Joint Graduate School in Biodiversity and Biosecurity.

  • NZ leading in migraine research
    22 July 2019
    Recent breakthroughs in treatment with a new class of drugs that, for the first time, prevent migraine rather than treat it after the fact, have been life-changing for many people but they don’t work for everyone.
  • NZ leading in migraine research
    22 July 2019
    Recent breakthroughs in treatment with a new class of drugs that, for the first time, prevent migraine rather than treat it after the fact, have been life-changing for many people but they don’t work for everyone.
  • Kiwis pilot maggot farm
    26 June 2019
    A Kiwi venture which uses maggots to process waste into fertiliser and chicken feed has set up its first treatment plant in India.
  • Kiwis pilot maggot farm
    26 June 2019
    A Kiwi venture which uses maggots to process waste into fertiliser and chicken feed has set up its first treatment plant in India.
  • Predator of NZ's tiniest bird
    25 June 2019
    Two University of Auckland PhD students have discovered New Zealand’s smallest bird has a fearsome predator, the long-tailed cuckoo, something scientists hadn’t known until now.