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Dolan new NZPPI CEO

Matthew Dolan has been appointed of NZPPI new Chief Executive Officer.

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Myrtle Rust update

NZPPI reports that there are currently 122 confirmed sites in Northland, Taranaki, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty, where myrtle rust has been detected. All these sites have been treated, with infected plants removed, and will be resurveyed in the future.

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Citizen science blitzes biosecurity surveillance

Western Australia’s 2017 Pantry Blitz biosecurity surveillance campaign has once again been hailed a success, with report numbers exceeding as last year’s inaugural event.

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‘Adopt-a-trap’ supports insect pest surveillance

Residents across the Perth metropolitan area and surrounds can help combat the recently discovered pest, tomato potato psyllid (TPP), by hosting a ‘sticky trap’ in their backyard, and receive a free plant for their efforts.

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Water hyacinth sale on Facebook ends in court

A Yarriambiack Shire woman has been given a twelve-month good behaviour undertaking by the Hopetoun Magistrates Court for attempting to sell the aquatic weed water hyacinth on Facebook.

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