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MPI lays further charges over bobby calves

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:57 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries has laid a second set of charges in relation to an investigation into alleged animal welfare offences involving bobby calves. More >>

Don’t let velvetleaf hitch a ride on Gypsy Day

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 1:58 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

This Gypsy Day, farmers are being urged to avoid moving the invasive pest weed velvetleaf along with their stock. More >>

Announcement from MPI in relation to independent review

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 2:13 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

On 19 May I initiated an independent review into circumstances surrounding specific MPI compliance operations. I have now approved the Terms of Reference which will inform this review, and am making these available to the public. More >>

MPI Statement in Relation to Operation Achilles

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:00 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Statement from the Director General of the Ministry for Primary Industries in Relation to Operation Achilles More >>

Government supports Ashburton water study trial

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:11 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has allocated $312,000 to a trial project in the Hinds Plains area which aims to improve water quality and restore spring-fed flows. More >>

Government supports Ashburton water study trial

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:37 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has allocated $312,000 to a trial project in the Hinds Plains area which aims to improve water quality and restore spring-fed flows. More >>

Central Plains schemes receive government support

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:14 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Government support for the Central Plains Water (CPW) Scheme was announced today by the Ministry for Primary Industries during a visit to the scheme by Minister Nathan Guy. More >>

Government welcomes Māori forestry collective announcement

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 9:34 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Te Puni Kokiri (TPK) welcomed the announcement of Te Taitokerau Maori Forestry Collective Incorporated's Action Plan to 2020 launched today at the He Kai Kei Aku Ringa (HKKAR) Regional Hui in Kerikeri. More >>

Search ends for biosecurity beagle names

Friday, 13 May 2016, 1:29 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

It’s taken a world-wide search to find names for 2 new biosecurity puppies bred by the Ministry for Primary Industries. More >>

Views on animal welfare heard across the country

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 2:23 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Close to 500 people attended six public meetings across the country, to express views on animal welfare. More >>

MPI intercepts “wet” fighting fish at airport

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:09 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

An air passenger who arrived in New Zealand with live Siamese fighting fish wasn’t joking when he declared “wet fish” to biosecurity staff from the Ministry for Primary Industries. Arriving at Auckland Airport from Vietnam last weekend, the passenger ... More >>

Schools to help name biosecurity puppies

Monday, 2 May 2016, 10:11 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries has proudly welcomed six new biosecurity puppies and is giving New Zealand schools the chance to name one of them. More >>

Sweet opportunities in honey industry for locals

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 2:54 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Today marks the first day of work for 11 Work and Income clients, who will be developing Northland College's mānuka plantation site. More >>

Animal welfare public meetings begin this week

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 2:09 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking feedback on proposed animal welfare regulations, designed to improve the already strong requirements we have around animal welfare in New Zealand. More >>

Health Warning – Hawkes Bay – Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 2:29 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today extended the public health warning for the Hawke’s Bay region, advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish from theMohakaRiver mouthdown to the southern end of Waimarama Beach, including ... More >>

Kauri killer keeping Kiwis awake at night

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 10:43 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A major new survey has found an overwhelming proportion of people living in Auckland, Waikato, Northland and the Bay of Plenty consider that preventing the spread of kauri dieback is of high importance. Almost ninety per cent of all those surveyed by Colmar ... More >>

Kaikohe youth take next step into careers

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 10:46 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Today 30 young people from Kaikohe graduated from the first stage of the Growing Regional Opportunities through Work (GROW) programme – an initiative stemmed from the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan. More >>

Sustainable Farming Fund projects announced

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:54 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Today the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced a $6.9 million investment over three years in to 25 new projects through the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF). More >>

“Summer of action” for border biosecurity

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

There has been a flood of overseas visitors this summer, but stronger border biosecurity defences have stopped hitchhiking pests and diseases from entering New Zealand, says the Ministry for Primary Industries. More >>

Consultation on new animal welfare regulations

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:08 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on proposed regulations designed to take the next step in improving our already strong animal welfare system. The regulations cover live animal exports, the care and conduct towards animals as ... More >>

 

 

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