Border Health

This section gives background information about how exotic diseases affect our health.

About border health

Background information about how exotic diseases affect our health. 

Indicators at a glance - Border Health

Summary of the latest indicators about border health in New Zealand.

OverseasInfectiousDisease

Overseas infectious diseases of priority concern

An overview of exotic, infectious diseases detected overseas which are of priority concern to New Zealand.

BorderHealthInNZ

Border Health In New Zealand

How New Zealand health has been affected by exotic diseases which cross our international borders. 

HighRiskPest

High-risk pests caught at New Zealand’s border

The types of exotic mosquitoes which are caught at our border by New Zealand’s mosquito surveillance programme.

ExoticMosquitoes

Exotic Mosquito species established in New Zealand

The presence of exotic mosquito species in New Zealand increases the risk of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks here.