Story: Sandflies and mosquitoes
This larger-than-life model of a female sandfly hangs above a café at Pukekura, near Lake Ianthe on the West Coast. This region is notorious for sandflies, because the bush, heavy rainfall and rushing streams make an ideal habitat.
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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Simon Hayes
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