Myrtle Rust - MPI update

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MPI media releases

Plant nurseries under legal controls to help contain spread of myrtle rust - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today placed legal controls on plant nurseries associated with the current myrtle rust situation, requiring them to continue to follow approved hygiene measures to manage any risk of spreading the fungal plant disease.

Kerikeri myrtle rust response – daily update - 11 May 2017. MPI has no significant news to report today. Ground teams in Kerikeri have completed inspections of the areas extending 500 metres out from the 2 confirmed positive sites.

Kerikeri myrtle rust response – daily update - 10 May 2017

Kerikeri myrtle rust response – daily update - 9 May 2017

MPI confirms second infected site in myrtle rust outbreak - 8 May 2017 (PM)

Northland myrtle rust infection – still just the one confirmed property - 8 May 2017 (AM)

Large operation underway to fight myrtle rust in northland - 5 May 2017