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Butchers prosecuted

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:40 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has successfully prosecuted 15 meat wholesalers/retailers and three company directors for the non-compliant use of sulphites/sulphur dioxide in raw meat. More >>

Fisher caught with 30 undersized snapper

Monday, 13 April 2015, 3:03 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries honorary fishery officers (HFOs) caught a woman with 30 undersized snapper at Little Huia on the Manukau Harbour on the weekend (11 April). More >>

Canterbury farmer pleads guilty to ill treatment of cows

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 5:00 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Leeston dairy farmer Clyde McIntosh today pleaded guilty to three charges brought under the Animal Welfare Act by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in the Christchurch District Court. More >>

Waihi paua poacher tries to hide behind customary permit

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 3:49 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Waihi man who obtained a customary permit to try and justify his paua poaching near Whangamata pleaded guilty to fishery offences in the Waihi District Court yesterday (8 April). Thor Rubena, an executive, received a fine totalling $1500, plus court ... More >>

MPI in for the long haul on Queensland fruit fly eradication

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 2:24 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) remains confident that the isolated population of Queensland fruit fly will be eradicated from Auckland. More >>

New beagle pups join biosecurity team

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:42 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ten-week-old Charleston and Roxy (brother and sister) joined the Ministry for Primary Industries’ detector dog programme two week ago. More >>

Consultation on Campylobacter performance targets open

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 2:04 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is asking for feedback on a range of proposed options for testing of Campylobacter in poultry. More >>

Consultation on Campylobacter performance targets open

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:17 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is asking for feedback on a range of proposed options for testing of Campylobacter in poultry. More >>

Māori farming success recognised

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:03 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The talent on display at this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy competition highlights the vast potential for Māori Agribusiness, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

Operation Concord Media update, Thursday 19 March 2015

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 1:31 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) would like to thank New Zealanders for their continued vigilance in checking infant and other formula products they purchase for signs of suspected tampering. More >>

MPI trials super-sized beagle

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:34 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

They look like a super-sized beagle and they may soon be working at the border to protect New Zealand from imported pests and diseases. More >>

Public ideas sought on management of blue cod fishery

Friday, 13 March 2015, 11:07 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Blue Cod Management Group is encouraging the local community to attend drop-in sessions in Picton and Nelson next week to learn more about the review of the Marlborough Sounds blue cod fishing rules. More >>

Queensland Fruit Fly: Operations update 12 12/3/15

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:54 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

• There have been no further detections since the weekend (7/8 March). See Operations update 9 March 2015 / More >>

MPI closes online fish black market

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 2:23 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) compliance officers today terminated an operation against four groups in Auckland who were selling black market seafood. More >>

Paengaroa pair fined $1250 each for paua conviction

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11:18 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A haul of 102 undersized paua from Maketu cost a couple of local Paengaroa men $1250 each after they pleaded guilty in Tauranga District Court (5 March, 2015). More >>

MPI supporting Police with infant formula threat response

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 4:07 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working closely with Police to respond to a criminal threat to contaminate infant and other formula in an apparent protest over the use of 1080 in pest control. More >>

Queensland Fruit Fly: Operations update 11

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 1:12 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

• There have been no further detections since the weekend (7/8 March). See previous update. More >>

Update 10: fruit fly larvae found in four properties

Monday, 9 March 2015, 4:22 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

• Over the weekend (7/8 March), MPI’s field laboratory detected Queensland fruit fly larvae in windfall fruit collected from two properties nearby to the original affected property. More >>

Sailor convicted after biosecurity ramp-up in Northland

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 2:24 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A sailor who appeared in the Kaikohe District Court last week (17 February) has become the first person convicted for deliberately concealing biosecurity goods on a visiting yacht. More >>

Auckland Queensland fruit fly - Operations update 2

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 1:41 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The total number of adult Queensland fruit flies detected in Auckland stands at five. Following the detection yesterday of a male fly in a trap, fruit from the property with the trap and a neighbouring property has been examined and there were no signs ... More >>

 

 

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