The Australian scare over needles found in strawberries has spread to New Zealand after needles were found in a punnet of the fruit in an Auckland supermarket.
The Countdown supermarket chain said it had taken a brand of Australian strawberries off the shelves.
There have been over 100 reports of needles being found in supermarket fruit in Australia.
Many are thought to be copycat cases or social media stunts, however.
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