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29 November 2018

Beware of the Spotted Lanternfly: Chasing News, New Jersey, speaks to an official from the local Department of Agriculture about the severity of the threat and what the state is doing to protect produce.

Australia saves NZ from billion-dollar stink bug invasion: A ship bound for New Zealand has been stopped in Australia after it was found to be carrying stink bugs. The ship, the Armacup Triumph, was intercepted in Australia and has been sent offshore. The Triumph had been instructed to anchor at sea and has since been ordered to return to China.

Cargo ship ordered to leave New Zealand: biosecurity officers intercepted live and dead stink bugs on a vehicle carrier in Auckland yesterday, and have directed it to leave New Zealand waters for offshore treatment before it can return.

Partnership approach pays off: KVH Chief Executive, Stu Hutchings talks with Rural News about how the organisations partnership approach has ensured the industry is better placed for any biosecurity event.

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