Stopping stink bugs

01 February 2024

Latest data shows there have been 73 live Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) detected since the start of the high-risk season last September, most associated with passengers returning to New Zealand, sea cargo, and vehicle transport ships.

The new KVH risk update for BMSB is out now and covers the formal reporting period of 21 December – 17 January.

More information is on our website here, including easy to read one pagers that explain our readiness plans for this unwanted pest.