Archives For Biosecurity

Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland is a hotspot, where humid microclimates provide ideal conditions for the microscopic spores of myrtle rust to flourish and spread. Find out what is being done to protect our taonga myrtle plant species and how you can help with the fight against myrtle rust disease.

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One of the world’s most invasive pests, the Argentine Ant, has a foothold on Great Mercury Island. We’re working together with the island’s owners, councils, volunteers and conservation dogs to eradicate them but face a difficult battle.

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