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A survey shows the MPI is stopping international air passengers bringing in goods with a high chance of damaging New Zealand's biosecurity, but suggests the ministry could do more to stop lower risk items.
National Beekeepers' Association president Barry Foster says he will talk to MPI about improving their communication following the independent report into how the devastating kiwifruit vine disease PSA came into this country.
The independent report on Psa highlights issues of setting and implementing border standards, says NZPork.
Federated Farmers is convinced the independent and robust Sapere Research Group review into the entry of Psa will lead to significant improvements at the border.
New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) says it will take legal advice to determine whether to take further legal action following the findings of a review into the incursion of the kiwifruit vine-killing disease Psa.
The number of biosecurity officers and detector dogs slashed since National took office poses a serious threat to New Zealand's horticulture and agriculture industries, says Labour's biosecurity spokesperson Damien O'Connor.
The Ministry of Primary Industries says there have been no new detections to date of the fruit fly in Auckland and no adverse reaction from trading partners.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is investigating a find of a single male Queensland fruit fly in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Mt Roskill.
Horticulture New Zealand wants to see stronger biosecurity protection come out of this week's Ministerial announcement of an investigation into how border protection agencies can work together.
Horticulture New Zealand is passing the heartfelt thanks of all New Zealand's fruit and vegetable growers to the Christchurch biosecurity inspector who takes her work home.