Where is myrtle rust?

Myrtle rust has been found across the North Island and in upper areas of the South Island.

Use the map below to see where myrtle rust is in Aotearoa.

Myrtle Rust infection risk and surveillance (arcgis.com)

Think you have spotted myrtle rust? Here’s what to do. Don’t touch it, please photograph it and submit clear photos of both the host plant and the symptoms – labelled as myrtle rust - to https://inaturalist.nz where experts can check to confirm whether the observations are correct.