Bee destruction starts and NSW-wide freeze on bee movement from tonight as Varroa threat from Newcastle detection grows

Ian Kirkwood
Updated July 22 2022 - 7:30pm, first published June 26 2022 - 2:30pm

THE NSW government has begun euthanising bees in the Newcastle area after the deadly parasite mite Varroa destructor was found in the Port of Newcastle last Wednesday.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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