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Friday, 22 March 2019 12:01

Fruit fly controls lifted

Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Ōtara have been lifted after no further fruit fly have been found there.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 15:51

More fruit flies discovered

More fruit flies have been found in Auckland. 

Published in General News
Friday, 27 February 2015 14:46

Growers ask cricket fans to leave fruit at home

New Zealand's commercial fruit and vegetable growers are asking everyone going to the World Cup Cricket match at Eden Park tomorrow to help smash an unwanted Aussie visitor for a six.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:27

Fruit Fly restrictions continue

The Ministry for Primary Industries has confirmed a fourth fruit fly in Grey Lynn and believes it to be part of the same localised population as previous detections.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 February 2015 09:30

Fruit fly find launches investigation

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has launched an investigation in the central Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn after the discovery of a single male Queensland fruit fly on Monday.

Published in General News
Saturday, 29 November 2014 00:00

Mobile labs help fight fruit flies

INVESTIGATORS IN the fight against fruit flies hope that two newly fitted mobile field laboratories will help them improve their ability to manage the pests.

Published in General News

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