20 Mar 2012

Mean hairy critter

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:17 pm on 20 March 2012

The number of gum leaf skeletonisers in Northland is growing, prompting a warning to parents to keep curious kids away from the hairy little caterpillars. Touching their spines can cause a painful, itchy rash. Don McKenzie is the Northland Regional Council's biosecurity manager.