Kōrero: Sandflies and mosquitoes

Sandfly nuisance map

Sandfly nuisance map

This map of New Zealand shows the areas where sandflies are most likely to be a nuisance. The West Coast of the South Island stands out as sandfly country. This is not surprising, as sandflies breed in the swift-flowing bush streams that abound in this region. On the South Island’s relatively dry east coast, sandflies are seldom a problem.

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Source: Marjorie Orr, Those sandflies. Whatamango Bay: Cape Catley, 1996

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Sandflies and mosquitoes - Sandflies: New Zealand’s blackflies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/14737/sandfly-nuisance-map (accessed 12 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007