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Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi

Monday, 20 May 2019, 10:55 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Two men are likely to face court action after being found in possession of 3,526 pipi taken from the Ohiwa Harbour near Kutarere in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Public invited to have their say on access to the outdoors

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:45 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealanders with an interest in the outdoors are being invited to have their say on legislation that helps them access nature throughout the country. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland - Step-up in response in Northcote

Saturday, 11 May 2019, 4:42 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Another Queensland fruit fly has been found within the current Northcote controlled area, bringing the total to eight over the past three and half months. More >>

Climate change research funding on offer

Friday, 10 May 2019, 3:29 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary industries is calling for applications to the 2019/20 funding round for the Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) Research Programme. More >>

Taihape farmer banned from owning sheep after convictions

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:46 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Taihape farmer banned from owning sheep after convictions for reckless ill-treatment More >>

Passenger and mail biosecurity review released

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 11:18 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries has welcomed the findings of an independent review of its biosecurity passenger and mail controls at the border, saying they support its current direction. The review was commissioned by MPI Director-General ... More >>

Former Hawkes Bay Seafoods company fined $62,000

Friday, 12 April 2019, 2:30 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A commercial fishing company formerly owned by the Hawke's Bay D'Esposito family has been banned from fishing for three years and fined $62,000 after failing to report more than 200 kilograms of crayfish. More >>

Last controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables lifted

Friday, 12 April 2019, 2:07 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland north shore suburb of Northcote have been lifted, with no further Queensland fruit flies being detected. More >>

Biosecurity sniffer looking for name

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 12:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand is looking for help from the public to name one of its new detector puppies. More >>

National plan for M. bovis programme

Friday, 5 April 2019, 11:18 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The three partners working to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) have reaffirmed their commitment to achieving eradication and support farmers through the eradication process. More >>

Stricter stink bug controls proposed for imported cargo

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 11:41 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking feedback on plans to introduce stricter import requirements for vehicles and sea containers. More >>

Man fined for impersonating fishery officer, extorting money

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 1:42 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Kaikoura man has been fined for pretending to be a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) fishery officer and extorting money from tourists who he told had caught undersized fish. More >>

Another pea weevil free year needed in the Wairarapa

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:57 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The current Biosecurity New Zealand ban on pea growing in the Wairarapa is knocking down the pea weevil population, but another pea weevil free year is needed to be confident of eradication. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 22 March 2019

Friday, 22 March 2019, 11:06 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Ōtara have been lifted after no further fruit fly have been found there. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 15 March 2019

Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:13 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Two further male Queensland fruit fly have been found in Northcote, bringing the total to six. One of the new finds is inside the current Zone A and the other is in Zone B. More >>

Sampling concludes for NZ’s biggest ever bee study

Monday, 11 March 2019, 10:06 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has completed sampling for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand. More >>

Online training launched to help identify myrtle rust

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 2:01 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand (part of the Ministry for Primary Industries) and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have launched an online training programme to help New Zealanders identify suspected myrtle rust infections in their backyards. The plant fungus can ... More >>

Communities encouraged to have say in kauri consultation

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:11 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Communities in kauri lands are being encouraged to have their say as public consultation on proposals for a new approach to managing kauri dieback disease have just under two weeks left to run. Biosecurity New Zealand, a partner in the Kauri Dieback Programme, ... More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 6 March 2019

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 12:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A fourth male Queensland fruit fly has been found in Northcote and another facialis fruit fly has been found in Ōtara. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 1 March 2019

Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:25 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Further biosecurity restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburb of Northcote are being put in place, following the find of a third Queensland fruit fly in the area. More >>

 

 

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