It's no wonder your canine crusader rolls his eyes whenever he hears about public servants developing new ideas.
Not long after a few BMSB post-border detections were dealt with, another familiar biosecurity threat has raised its head.
A single male Queensland fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport.
Ministry for Primary Industries staff have intercepted four Queensland fruit fly larvae at Wellington airport, stopping the dangerous pest from making a home in New Zealand.
Grower representatives will knock on doors in the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn today to thank more than 300 households for helping save New Zealand's $6 billion industry from the Queensland Fruit Fly.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) remains confident the isolated population of Queensland fruit fly will be eradicated from Auckland.
YACHTS ARRIVING in Northland from overseas this season will face greater biosecurity scrutiny, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).