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New regulations on live animal export rules announced

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 2:24 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New rules that will give the Ministry for Primary Industries greater visibility of the welfare of animals being exported from New Zealand will come into force on 25 August 2016, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced today. More >>

“No peas, no weevil” ban now in place in Wairarapa

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 5:24 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Controls to rid the Wairarapa of the insect pest pea weevil are now formally in place. More >>

Progress made towards eradication of Hydrilla weed

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:11 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Significant progress made towards eradication of Hydrilla weed A recent annual flora and fauna survey conducted by the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) shows that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has made great progress ... More >>

Pea growers work with MPI to rid Wairarapa of weevil pest

Monday, 25 July 2016, 5:13 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), and local pea growers, are planning urgent action to eradicate a small Wairarapa population of a newly discovered weevil that damages pea crops. More >>

Former restaurateur fined $15,000 for blackmarket trading

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 4:38 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A former Christchurch restaurateur has been fined $15,000 following an MPI undercover investigation into black market fish trading. More >>

Taranaki contract milker fined for cutting teats off cows

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:50 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Taranaki contract milker has been fined close to $4,000 for amputating the teats of dairy cows by placing rubber rings on them and cutting them off with scissors. More >>

MPI to prosecute over fishing-related albatross deaths

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:35 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI to prosecute over fishing-related albatross deaths – new rules to be put in place 14 July 2016 The Ministry for Primary Industries is prosecuting a commercial fisherman in relation to the deaths of 38 albatrosses and is moving to put in place ... More >>

Contract milker fined for cutting teats off cows

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 2:38 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Taranaki contract milker has been fined close to $4,000 for amputating the teats of dairy cows by placing rubber rings on them and cutting them off with scissors. Forty-seven-year-old Claudio Da Costa was convicted and fined $3,750 when he appeared ... More >>

Taking velvetleaf information to the affected communities

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 11:36 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is taking the fight against velvetleaf to individuals in the provinces with a series of farmer support meetings starting in the South Island next week. More >>

Bobby calf welfare: everyone has a role to play

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 3:24 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

As the dairy industry’s spring calving kicks off, the Bobby Calf Action Group (BCAG) is reminding everyone who handles calves of the important role they have to play. More >>

Biosecurity toothache for passenger

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 10:59 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A tooth intercepted by Ministry for Primary Industries staff at Queenstown Airport cost its owner a hefty fine and lessons in both biosecurity and animal dentistry. More >>

Marlborough Sounds Salmon Working Group to be established

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 4:19 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Marlborough District Council and the Ministry for Primary Industries will establish a Marlborough Sounds Salmon Working Group to consider options to implement the Best Management Practice Guidelines for Salmon Farming in the Marlborough Sounds (the ... More >>

Shellfish warning extended for Whangaparaoa region

Friday, 24 June 2016, 2:49 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has again extended the current health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish in the Whangaparaoa region. More >>

Stricter rules for quarantine facilities

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:36 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Stricter new rules for approved quarantine facilities will reduce the chance of unwanted pests or diseases arriving in New Zealand from imported goods, says the Ministry for Primary Industries. MPI released new rules earlier this month for New ... More >>

Have your say on local fishery consultation

Friday, 17 June 2016, 5:34 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

As part of the current public consultation on options for both the Southern Scallop fishery (SCA7) and the Snapper 7 fishery, local people are invited to have their say at a series of drop-in sessions. More >>

Strong growth across most primary sectors

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 12:54 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says the outlook for New Zealand primary industries is positive with strong growth forecast across most sectors and dairy prices expected to gradually increase over the next 2 years. More >>

Health Star Ratings – it’s about achieving a balanced diet

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 3:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Health Star Ratings – it’s about achieving a balanced diet 15 June 2016 There has been a fair amount of debate recently on the use of the Government’s voluntary Health Star Rating system for packaged foods, and I’d like to take the opportunity ... More >>

Shellfish warning extended for Whangaparaoa region

Friday, 10 June 2016, 4:38 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today extended the current health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish in the Whangaparaoa region. More >>

Consultation launched on 1 October sustainability round

Friday, 10 June 2016, 3:13 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Consultation has opened on the annual review of catch limits and other management settings for a range of fish stocks prior to the start of the new fishing year on 1 October 2016. More >>

New Regulations Part of Wider Initiative for Calf Welfare

Friday, 10 June 2016, 12:25 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Details announced today for new regulations for the management and treatment of young calves are part of a wider programme of work by farmers, industry and government to strengthen bobby calf welfare. More >>

 

 

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