It used to take up to a month to test if the disease is present in soil, but that's been sped up.
Scientists are growing simplified versions of human brain tissue in labs in the search for a cure.
Avnesh Sehgal often drove the then 15-year-old girl to meet clients. She was forced into sex for money over 1000 times during an 18 month period.
Mitchell, 60, showed no emotion as Judge Sally Fitzgerald handed down the sentence at the Auckland High Court today.
"The waves were just smashing onto the boat. They blew out a couple of windows so water was coming through," Michael Graham said.
More than half the adult population has signed a petition against the drop, but DOC says there’s no better way to control pests.
Infected areas have almost doubled over the past five years, with contaminated foot traffic being the primary cause.