Download Don't bring hitchhikers to New Zealand on your commercial vessel
Exotic pests could affect human health and seriously harm New Zealand’s economy and unique environment.Hitchhikers are insects and animals that arrive on vessels – sometimes in small numbers undetected and sometimes in swarms. Some common hitchhiking pests found on ships and yachts at New Zealand ports are ants, termites, beetles, mosquitoes, wasps and bees. You could unknowingly be carrying a variety of pests on board.
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