The NSW DPI is confident about eradication of the varroa mite as the Hunter's final infected beehives are euthanised

Ethan Hamilton
Updated August 24 2022 - 2:37pm, first published 2:34pm
NSW DPI chief plant protection officer Dr Satendra Kumar. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Varroa detection and eradication is in "a good place" according to the NSW government, who are in the process of euthanising hives of around 2000 Hunter region beekeepers.

Ethan Hamilton

Ethan Hamilton

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Ethan Hamilton started as a digital/ print journalist with the Newcastle Herald in 2021 after interning with ACM's Voice of Real Australia/ Forgotten River podcast. He is from a small town in the Upper Hunter and has lived in Newcastle since beginning university in 2017. Twitter: @ethanjham