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

Ethan Hamilton
Updated August 25 2022 - 7:33am, first published 7:31am
Waging a war: NSW DPI chief plant protection officer Dr Satendra Kumar in Civic Park on Wednesday. Picture: Peter Lorimer

VARROA detection and eradication is in "a good place", according to the state government, which is euthanising hives of about 2000 Hunter 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