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15 Jun 2021 18:43
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  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    A mouse hoping for a relaxing island weekend in Auckland has lucked out

    A mouse hoping for a relaxing island weekend in Auckland has lucked out


    The rodent stowaway was spotted scuttling off from a passenger's luggage into the confines of a warranted pest-free vessel.

    It eluded capture for three days ... until finally hounded down by the Council rodent detection dog, Rosie.

    Hauraki Gulf Biosecurity Manager Liz Brooks says it's a reminder of why biosecurity practises are so important.

    She says it's why they ask passengers and boaties to carefully check their gear.

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