Stll No Spraying Against Moth Pest
31 May 2002
Too much wind and forecasted showers means no targeted aerial spraying against the painted apple moth today in west Auckland. However, tomorrow looks brighter so a decision will be made at 4.30am Saturday morning on whether to go ahead.
The aerial spray zone covers some 600
hectares and affects 3,000 residential and business
properties in parts of Te Atatu, Glendene, Kelston,
Waterview, the Avondale Peninsula. Low lying land alongside
the north western motorway and the Waikumete Cemetery will