Eucalyptus tortoise beetle

The New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited (Scion) has applied for approval to release a wasp to control the eucalyptus tortoise beetle.

The period for making submissions on this application closed on 14 November 2018.

We are now evaluating and reviewing the written submissions, and considering whether a hearing is necessary. If a hearing is considered necessary we will contact all submitters advising them of the time, date and place of the hearing.

Read the application documents

Read our media release about the application