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Latest General Aerial Operation Completed

Tuesday 9 March 2004

Latest General Aerial Operation Completed – Tuesday 9 March 2004

The latest general aerial operation, against painted apple moth, was completed today – Tuesday 9 March.

This morning’s operation started at first light in Waikumete Cemetery, stopped between 8am and 9am for children walking to school, and treatment was completed in Ranui/Swanson and Riverpark by 10am.

“The completion of this latest operation marks a further scaling down of aerial operations against painted apple moth,” Robert Isbister, General Manager Painted Apple Moth Operations said today.

“Waikumete Cemetery and Riverpark now drop out of the schedule making Ranui/Swanson the only areas to continue being treated at this stage. However after three more treatments, the first being on Tuesday 30 March, Ranui/Swanson will also drop off the schedule.

“Hobsonville and Motions/Meola Creek were removed on February 20.”

Weather permitting, the next date for a general aerial operation in the reduced area is scheduled for Tuesday, 30 March 2004. This operation will be carried out in the remaining risk area of Ranui/Swanson.

Up-to-date details about the eradication programme and a map of the scaled down aerial treatment areas is available on-line at www.maf.govt.nz/paintedapplemoth or the public can call free on 0800 96 96 96 for details.

To register for text or email updates, on the status of aerial operations, people can call the
free phone or visit the residents’ page on the website.

Status updates on general aerial operations are broadcast on More FM 91.8FM and Newstalk ZB 1080AM or 89.4FM.

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