Biosecurity check for Easter bunny
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) border staff got the
opportunity to meet the Easter bunny up close
Well, the soft toy looked a lot like the Easter
bunny and it is that time of year.
The owner declared the
bunny at Auckland airport after arriving from overseas. It
was found to be carrying seeds in a small basket.
quarantine inspector removed the seeds and the bunny was
returned to its owner.
MPI staff are on alert for
Easter-related items arriving in New Zealand with passengers
and by mail, says Steve Gay, MPI Operational Support
“We get a lot of Easter things like eggs
and vine baskets coming through the border at this time of
year. They may seem harmless, but they pose biosecurity risk
to our economy and
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