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Application to release bud-galling wasp approved

The Environmental Protection Authority/ Te Mana Rauhī Taiao has approved the application to import and release the bud-galling wasp Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae as a biological control agent for Sydney golden wattle, Acacia longifolia.

Horizons Regional Council applied for this as there is lots of Sydney golden wattle in the dunes of their rohe.

Our Trust supported this application.

To read more go to the EPA website.