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MPI prosecutes Yealands Wines for unprecedented offending

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:59 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has prosecuted a leading New Zealand wine company for deliberate, deceptive and sustained breaches of the Wine Act. More >>

18 months imprisonment for illegal pāua haul

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 3:43 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A jail sentence for a Porirua pāua poacher will send a strong message that stealing from our fisheries will not be tolerated, says Ministry for Primary Industries. More >>

Report on biological emissions

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 2:57 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A new report shows many farmers want to take action to reduce emissions, but need more information about what steps they can take. More >>

Charges laid over cows beaten with pipe and other implements

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 11:15 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has filed charges against an individual after receiving footage in June this year of a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a pipe and other implements. More >>

Mandatory review of the Walking Access Act 2008 underway

Friday, 30 November 2018, 9:34 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

MEDIA RELEASE Mandatory review of the Walking Access Act 2008 underway The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has begun a review of the Walking Access Act 2008. More >>

Cargo ship ordered to leave New Zealand

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 3:36 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has directed a vehicle carrier to leave New Zealand waters following the discovery of stink bugs and other regulated pests. Biosecurity officers intercepted three live and 39 dead brown marmorated stink bugs and 69 other dead ... More >>

Public key to apprehensions over excess and undersized paua

Monday, 19 November 2018, 4:43 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

An eagle-eyed member of the public has helped Ministry for Primary Industries fishery officers apprehend a group of divers who took excessive amounts of paua and kina from an area east of the Coromandel. More >>

World Antibiotic Awareness Week focuses on working together

Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:49 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

12 November 2018 The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is supporting this year's World Antibiotic Awareness Week theme of ‘Together we can keep antibiotics working’. Research shows that the global growth of antimicrobial resistance is undermining ... More >>

Hemp seed can be sold as food

Monday, 12 November 2018, 10:10 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Amendments to regulations to allow the sale of hemp seeds as food take effect today. More >>

$7.6m allocated to Erosion Control Funding Programme

Friday, 9 November 2018, 1:04 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A record number of applications for funding from the Erosion Control Funding Programme have been approved by Te Uru Rākau Forestry New Zealand. More >>

Review finds New Zealand a world leader in climate change

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 12:04 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A government research programme has positioned New Zealand as a world-leader in research into mitigating greenhouse gases from agriculture and adapting to climate change, a recent independent review has found. The Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI’s) ... More >>

Not meeting honey rules cost Auckland businessman $26,000

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:29 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

An Auckland businessman has been fined more than $26,000 for offences related to making false therapeutic claims about honey and failing to ensure he was a registered exporter. More >>

New food safety guide for directors, executives and owners

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:12 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety today released a new publication that provides foundation food safety information for directors, executives and owners of food businesses. More >>

Have your say on changes to improve NAIT

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 12:09 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wants to hear from people with an interest in how the NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) scheme can be improved. More >>

MPI disappointed with poaching in Gisborne marine reserve

Friday, 26 October 2018, 2:08 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries fishery officers have caught six adults, with five children in tow, in possession of a large haul of illegally taken crayfish and kina from the Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve in Gisborne. More >>

New regulations proposed to strengthen food recalls

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 2:57 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety today announced it is seeking feedback on proposals to strengthen food recalls and improve risk-based plans and programmes. More >>

Recreational fishers fined approx $4,000 over long weekend

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 11:37 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Recreational fishers around the Coromandel Peninsula were fined around $4,000 over Labour Weekend for various fisheries related offences including gathering crayfish that were carrying eggs. More >>

Opportunities to boost food & beverage exports with tourism

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 9:15 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A new market insights report builds on New Zealand’s understanding of food and beverage tourism and opportunities for our primary industries. More >>

September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries

Monday, 15 October 2018, 7:47 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Media Release: September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries New Zealand’s primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5 percent from 2018. The Ministry for Primary Industries ... More >>

Checkpoint uncovers massive illegal paua haul

Monday, 15 October 2018, 1:54 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A joint Ministry for Primary Industries and NZ Police checkpoint in Taranaki has uncovered a massive illegal haul of paua, the majority of which were undersized. More >>

 

 

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