What next?

So far this year we’ve had floods, severe snow storms, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake followed by hundreds of aftershocks,  kiwifruit canker and a fatal explosion in a coal mine.

That’s more than enough but now a mystery disease is killing off oysters and forecasts of a  La Niña summer are heralding drought.

What next – a plague of locusts?

4 Responses to What next?

  1. Fredinthegrass says:

    Hp, be careful what you ‘wish’ for.
    Locusts can be a little hungry at times!


  2. I guess the South Island equivalent would have to be a boom in the rabbit population – disease resistance must be building.


  3. Raymond A Francis says:

    Grass grub beetles seem to pretty numerous this season judging by the damage on my plum tree


  4. robertguyton says:

    How about those jellyfish swarms that devastated the Big Glory Bay salmon farms?
    It least we’ll be able to rid ourselves of fireblight by exporting it to Australia.


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