Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Current Painted Apple Moth Aerial Operation Over

18 December 2003

Current Painted Apple Moth Aerial Operation Over
– Thursday, 18 December

The current general aerial operation, against the painted apple moth, is now over – Thursday, 18 December.

Today’s general aerial operation, in the 5 high-risk areas covering less than 1,000 hectares started at first light this morning and finished at 9.20am today. There was no treatment between 8am and 9am as children travelled to school.

The next planned operation is a targeted helicopter operation scheduled for Monday, 29 December. Over summer targeted helicopter operations take place in Swanson/Ranui and Riverpark to treat the difficult areas. These targeted helicopter operations, covering less than 57 hectares, are scheduled to follow each 21-day general aerial operation at about 10 day intervals.

To find out about targeted helicopter operations the public can call the free information line 0800 96 96 96 for details or visit the residents’ page online at www.maf.govt.nz/paintedapplemoth. People can also to register online or on the free phone for email or text message updates on the status of aerial operations.

A map of the summer operation area and up-to-date information about the painted apple moth eradication programme is also available on the website.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Dealing Crackdown, Addiction Support: Government Action On Synthetics

The NZ Drug Foundation has welcomed the Government’s response to synthetic drug deaths. The response strikes a balance between giving law enforcement the tools they need to target criminal networks and changing drug law to make it easier for people to access help when they need it. More>>

ALSO:

Strategy Committee Unanimous: Wellington To Forge Ahead With Convention Centre

The three-storey Cable Street building, with around 18,000-square metres of floor space, will comfortably be able to host 1500 people for conventions. It includes a 1651sq m exhibition area that will attract international exhibitions too big for nearby Te Papa and provide an always-changing visitor attraction. More>>

ALSO:

Surveying The Surveillance: First IGIS Review Of Warrants Under New Act

The report sets out the Inspector-General’s interpretation of the new warrant provisions under the ISA and her expectations of the GCSB and NZSIS when they prepare warrant applications. More>>

SSC: 2018 Public Service Workforce Data Published

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2018 Our People, Public Service Workforce Data , which shows the Public Service is making significant progress in important areas. More>>

ALSO:

Sinking Cap: Auctions, Permanent Forests, Added To ETS

The move to auctions, signalled in an August consultation paper, will help put a cap on the number of emission units available over time. Annual announcements, looking forward five years, will help provide certainty for scheme participants, she said. More>>

ALSO:

Joint Select Committee Report: Achieving Smokefree 2025

In a historic first for select committees, the Māori Affairs Committee and the Health Committee presented their joint report on achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal to the House on Tuesday, 11 December 2018. More>>

"Shared Interests And Democratic Values": Peters To Visit USA

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to Washington D.C. for talks with US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and other senior members of the US Administration. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels