All beekeepers in New Zealand have a legal obligation under the Biosecurity Act 1993 to register as a beekeeper. Part of the registration process involves registering your apiaries.
The goal of the American Foulbrood Pest Management Plan (AFBPMP) goal is to eradicate American FoulBrood in managed colonies (beehives) in New Zealand.
(external link) AsureQuality assists the AFBPMP Management Agency to deliver its operational plan via the provision of both technical and administrative services.
- Managing the upkeep of the Apiary Database
- Disease Elimination Conformity Agreements (DECA)
- Certificate of Inspection (COI)
- Sampling Program
- Inspection Program