Monday, 06 May 2019 10:49

2018/19 — The summer of fruit flies

Not long after a few BMSB post-border detections were dealt with, another familiar biosecurity threat has raised its head.

Published in Industry
Friday, 15 March 2019 09:33

More fruit flies found in Northcote

Two more male Queensland fruit fly have been found in Northcote, bringing the total to six.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 February 2019 09:19

Second Queensland fruit fly detected

A second Queensland fruit fly has been discovered on Auckland’s North Shore.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 08:02

Another fruit fly discovery in Auckland

A second type of fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Otara.

Published in General News
Saturday, 16 February 2019 13:47

Auckland fruit fly find under investigation

A single male Queensland fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport.

Published in General News
Monday, 21 November 2016 14:53

Fruit fly stopped at border

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 December 2015 11:54

Growers door knock to thank Grey Lynn residents

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:40

MPI in for the long haul

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) remains confident the isolated population of Queensland fruit fly will be eradicated from Auckland.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:03

More biosecurity scrutiny for yachts

YACHTS ARRIVING in Northland from overseas this season will face greater biosecurity scrutiny, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Friday, 04 April 2014 16:20

70 field workers in Whangarei

SOME 70 FIELD workers are out in Whangarei setting additional traps to lure any Queensland fruit flies that may be in the area.

Published in General News
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