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Mycoplasma bovis response

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:41 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) continues to build the picture of where the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis is present, to contain it and eradicate if possible. More >>

Swift and thorough Mycoplasma bovis testing underway

Friday, 4 August 2017, 5:40 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

MEDIA RELEASE: Swift and thorough Mycoplasma bovis testing underway The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) continues to build the picture of where the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis is present, to contain and eradicate if possible. The Ministry is ... More >>

MPI media update - Mycoplasma bovis

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 3:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI continues to build the picture of where the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis is present and contain it to those farms. More >>

Mycoplasma bovis - Media Update - Monday 31 July 2017

Monday, 31 July 2017, 4:40 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Mycoplasma bovis - Media Update - Monday 31 July 2017 A second dairy farm in South Canterbury that was already under biosecurity controls has today been confirmed as positive for the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. This farm is linked to the initial ... More >>

Mycoplasma bovis - update - Friday 28 July

Friday, 28 July 2017, 1:34 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Mycoplasma bovis - Media update Friday 28 July 2017 Work continues at pace on a large farming operation in the South Canterbury/Oamaru area to manage the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis . Currently one farm in the Van Leeuwen Dairy Group ... More >>

Farm manager fined $3,500 after hitting cows with ute

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:25 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Rotorua farm manager has been convicted and fined $3,500 after admitting he used a four-wheel drive to hit dairy cows. More >>

Investigation underway into Mycoplasma bovis infection

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 1:20 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Investigation underway into Mycoplasma bovis infection on South Canterbury farm The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responding to the detection of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis in a dairy herd in South Canterbury. The disease is commonly ... More >>

Community asked how to improve Whakaki catchment area

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 12:43 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A number of Whakaki Lake catchment residents are being asked what they think can be done to improve the productivity and sustainability of the Whakaki catchment and lake area to help create economic diversity, jobs and environmental benefits in the ... More >>

New fisheries regulations bring in advanced system

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 12:30 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Regulations for the digital monitoring of commercial fishing activity were gazetted today, bringing in important changes to how commercial fishing activity is monitored and reported. More >>

Bonamia not detected in wild Bluff oysters in latest testing

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:11 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

No Bonamia ostreae has been detected in the Ministry for Primary Industries’ latest testing of the Bluff wild oyster fishery. “This is good news and demonstrates that the removal of farmed oysters from Big Glory Bay is the right thing to do to lessen ... More >>

Company fined $3,000 for false declaration of farm machinery

Friday, 7 July 2017, 1:26 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Company fined $3,000 for false declaration of farm machinery 7 July 2017 A Christchurch customs broking firm has been convicted and fined $3,000 for submitting a false customs declaration that had the potential to create a serious biosecurity breach. Gateway ... More >>

Bonamia ostreae response update – Thursday 29 June

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 1:08 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Bonamia ostreae response update – Thursday 29 June The second week of operational activity to remove flat oysters from Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island continues to progress well. The oysters are being removed in a bid to halt the spread of Bonamia ostreae ... More >>

Dolphin death points to illegal recreational fishing

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 12:48 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary industries believes that illegal recreational set-netting is to blame for the death of a Hector’s dolphin on the West Coast earlier this year. More >>

Be ready for the calving season

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 11:09 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI’s Penny Timmer-Arends has attended many field days and workshops to discuss the new bobby calf regulations with those affected across the supply chain. More >>

Bonamia ostreae response update

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 3:13 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The first week of operational activity to remove flat oysters from Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island is ahead of schedule. More >>

Chinese fishing vessels fined for tuna offences

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:22 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Chinese fishing vessels fined close to NZD$1m for tuna offences near NZ waters 22 June 2017 Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately NZD$825,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna catches and fishing ... More >>

Myrtle rust update – Wednesday 21 June 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 1:21 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Incident Controller David Yard says there has been no significant change to the spread of myrtle rust, but work continues to control the fungus. More >>

MPI Cruise Ship Accreditation to Stay

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:44 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A trial accreditation programme has boosted biosecurity for international cruise ships and will be expanded for future seasons, says the Ministry for Primary Industries. More >>

Fishing company, director fined for paua offences

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:49 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Bluff-based commercial fishing company and its sole director have been fined more than $14,000 for paua-related offences. More >>

Unauthorised GM petunias may be in New Zealand

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:23 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI has taken action after an overseas recall on unauthorised genetically modified (GM) petunias. Several varieties of GM petunias have been reported in Europe, USA and Australia and are being recalled by regulatory authorities there. MPI Director ... More >>

 

 

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