More Myrtle rust found in Kerikeri- intensive surveillance continues

Last week (start of May 2017) the alien fungus myrtle rust was found on five young pohutukawa in a Kerikeri nursery that specialises in propagating native plants. The nursery owner promptly reported the find which was confirmed soon after.  An intensive biosecurity response then began.  On the following Tuesday a second sighting was confirmed on a private property near the source of …