Fruit fly finds at the border

19 March 2020

We’re still in the high-risk season for fruit flies, with close monitoring and high-risk site trapping continuing.

Latest data from Biosecurity New Zealand includes recent border detections of fruit fly larvae in mangoes and figs. You can read more in the March KVH risk update here.

Remember: the high-risk period for fruit flies runs through the summer months. Be vigilant, keep watch, and report anything unusual to either KVH in 0800 665 825 or Biosecurity New Zealand on 0800 80 99 66.