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Kiwifruit Claim wants gov. to get serious about biosecurity
A new report yet to be released by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) predicts climate change will have a serious effect on the prevalence of exotic pests, with consequences for horticulture (including kiwifruit), animals and even our native plants like Kauri, Pohutukawa and Titoki.
Like the Queensland fruit fly outbreak in Auckland’s Grey Lynn in February this year, other Australian pests and diseases could gain a foot-hold in New Zealand if temperatures warm sufficiently. This would wreak havoc on kiwifruit crops, grapes, tomatoes, kumara, maize, wheat and many other common crops which are a large part of New Zealand’s export market.
News of the report has spurred calls for increased protection at the border. The February fruit fly outbreak in Auckland’s Grey Lynn may not have been caused by the same type of negligence that the Claim says caused the Psa outbreak, but it is another clear demonstration of biosecurity failures in New Zealand and the need for officials to be held accountable if and when they are negligent.
“Let’s just hope we can contain the increasing biosecurity risks posed by climate change. If there are future outbreaks, we hope they don’t have the same devastating impact on New Zealand as the 2010 Psa outbreak, which the government’s independent advisors said may have cost our country $885 million,” Mr Cameron said.
Visit www.thekiwifruitclaim.org for more information.
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