Biosecurity New Zealand issues out-of-season stink bug guidance for imports.
Changes to the import-health standard are being considered.
A single live stink bug has been found in Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand’s trade deficit narrowed in November.
Ship turned away due to bugs
Inspectors have given the irrevocable decision for the vessel to leave Australian waters.
MPI is working to ensure importers are aware of biosecurity risks.
New biosecurity fines to be introduced