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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 >>

400 people attend food safety workshops in Southland

Friday, 10 June 2016, 11:19 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Around 400 people attended workshops in Invercargill, Gore and Te Anau last week to find out what they needed to do under the new Food Act. More >>

Shellfish warning extended for Whangaparaoa region

Friday, 10 June 2016, 11:14 am | 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. The warning now applies from Toroa Point (Gull Point), just south of the Whangaparaoa ... More >>

Consultation to start on Southern scallop fishery

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 4:36 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking public feedback on new proposals to support the long-term sustainability of the Southern scallop fishery which covers the top, and northwest coast, of the South Island. More >>

Shellfish warning: Mahurangi Harbour-Whangaparaoa Peninsula

Friday, 3 June 2016, 5:28 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the southern point at the entrance of the Mahurangi Harbour called Cudlip Point, down to Toroa Point, ... More >>

Guilty pleas over bobby calf abuse

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:04 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The man who was charged in March this year over alleged bobby calf offences has pleaded guilty to all 10 charges. More >>

No entry for yak meat

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 3:15 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A note from her daughter wasn’t enough to persuade the Ministry for Primary Industries to allow a Mongolian air passenger to bring yak meat into New Zealand. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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