Consignments must meet the requirements of the Export Plan for fresh produce from Australia to New Zealand. The Export Plan is available through Micor Plants in the 'Documents' section. Access is restricted and requires a logon.
Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
Exporters may choose to use the following contaminant tolerances during phytosanitary inspection as referred to in the Import Health Standard 152.02. The permitted tolerances are for a 600-unit sample.
- 25g of soil
- 12 leaves
- 8 regulated weed seeds
All pears exported to New Zealand must:
Have has a measure applied for fruit flies of economic importance of either:
- sourced from a pest free area (Ord River in WA, Riverland, TAS);
Cold treatment (onshore or in-transit) at:
- 0°C or below for 13 days or longer;
- 1°C ± 0.6°C or below for 16 days or longer
Currently there are Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly) suspensions in the following areas:
Exporters sourcing fruit from the Riverland must present a State government certificate at the time of inspection which states all fruit was sourced from properties outside the Renmark West and Monash suspension areas. Certificates presented as evidence must be issued after 14 January 2021.
Exporters sourcing fruit from the Western Australia PFA must present a State government certificate at the time of inspection.
Explanation of endorsements:
Explanations of EXDOC endorsement(s), and documents required for each endorsement are detailed in the 'Documents' section of Micor.
Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection. or industry inspector (NZ only) at the time of inspection.