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Friday, 31 January 2020 13:55

Auckland fruit fly operation ends

Biosecurity New Zealand has ended fruit fly operations and lifted restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables on Auckland’s North Shore.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 June 2019 11:14

Fruit fly operation to continue

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) says controls of movement of fruits and vegetables in Auckland’s Northcote suburb may remain in place throughout winter.

Published in General News
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
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
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 07:55

Agreement on fruit fly

An operational agreement to reduce the damaging impacts of a fruit fly incursion has been signed by a number of horticulture industry groups.

Published in General News
Sunday, 20 September 2015 10:00

Final push in fruit fly programme

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says it hopes to complete the Queensland fruit fly eradication programme in Auckland within the next few months.

Published in General News
Saturday, 12 September 2015 15:00

MPI, cruise industry to combat fruit fly

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will work closely with the cruise ship industry this season to manage biosecurity risk, especially fruit fly.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 May 2015 16:13

Fruit-fly zone reduced

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says it is relaxing the fruit and vegetable movement controls for some households within Auckland’s fruit fly zone.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 09:52

All quiet on fruit fly front

The horticulture industry will not have to pay towards the Queensland fruit fly response in Auckland this time – but it will be liable in the future under the Government Industry Agreements.

Published in General News

The nursery and garden industry needs to be inside the tent on biosecurity planning because of its relationships throughout the horticulture and forestry sectors, says Nursery and Garden Industry Association chief executive John Liddle.

Published in General News
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