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  • 25 Feb 2019

    Biosecurity New Zealand Notification Fruit Fly – Situation Update 25 February 2019

    A second Queensland fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Northcote. The detection was in what is known as Zone A in Northcote and was 113 metres from the original detection there.

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  • 22 Feb 2019

    Biosecurity NZ Notification: Otara Update, Second Fruit Fly Found - 22/2/19

    A second Facialis fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Ōtara, just 70 metres from the first detection earlier in the week.

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  • 21 Feb 2019

    Fruit Fly Industry Meeting 26/2/19 - MPI to Provide Clarity

    Ministry for Primary Industries will be presenting on the three recent fruit fly findings and will be providing clarity to industry on the protocols required when transporting fresh fruit and vegetables in and through the Controlled Areas.

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  • 21 Feb 2019

    Biosecurity New Zealand Notification: Queensland fruit fly detected in new area on Auckland's North Shore 21/2/19

    Surveillance activity in Auckland will be stepped up following the discovery of a second Queensland fruit fly on the North Shore.

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  • 19 Feb 2019

    Biosecurity New Zealand Notification: New species of fruit fly found in Otara, Auckland Under Investigation 19/2/2019

    A second type of fruit fly, (Bactrocera facialis - the "facialis fruit fly") has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Otara.

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  • 18 Feb 2019

    TREND REPORT 2019: The Year of the Rise of Fresh Produce - Part 1

    Whether you’re growing it, selling it or just eating it, fresh produce in New Zealand is a core staple in every household. With great growing conditions and an innovative, versatile industry, we’re lucky to have access to some of the tastiest fruit and vegetables on the planet.

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  • 15 Feb 2019

    MPI Notification: Auckland fruit fly find under investigation 15/2/19

    Biosecurity New Zealand is investigating a find of a single male Queensland fruit fly in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport.

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