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Controls on fruit and vegetable movements lifted

Sunday, 20 April 2014, 10:26 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) confirms that all restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in Whangarei have been lifted as of this morning Sunday 20 April. MPI Chief Operations Officer Andrew Coleman says last night marked ... More >>

Fruit fly investigation nears end 17 April 2014

Saturday, 19 April 2014, 1:02 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

17 April 2014 - Provided no further Queensland fruit flies are found in Whangarei, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) looks set to announce an end to its response in the area on Easter Sunday morning. More >>

Fruit fly investigation nears end

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 1:08 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Provided no further Queensland fruit flies are found in Whangarei, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) looks set to announce an end to its response in the area on Easter Sunday morning. More >>

$2.1 million boost for Māori in the Primary Industries

Monday, 14 April 2014, 5:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Five projects worth over 2.1 million will add further value to increasing the productivity of Māori primary sector assets. More >>

No fruit flies detected in Whangarei

Friday, 11 April 2014, 10:24 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

• No fruit flies detected in traps or in fruit collected and examined from Controlled Area properties. • • Traps in Zone A are currently cleared daily and traps in Zone B are cleared and examined every three days. • • Over this weekend (Saturday ... More >>

Bloody passenger sparks biosecurity alert

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 11:20 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

An air passenger ended up abandoning his blood-spattered clothes after a biosecurity alert at Wellington airport last month. The kiwi passenger declared to Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) biosecurity officials that he had cow’s blood on clothes ... More >>

Whangarei Queensland fruit fly update

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 10:52 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Situation update 6 - 9 April 2014 • No fruit flies detected in traps from Zone A or B, or in fruit collected and examined from Controlled Area properties. • • Traps in Zone A are cleared daily and traps in Zone B are cleared and examined every ... More >>

Whangarei Queensland fruit fly update

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:04 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

• No fruit flies detected in traps in Zone A or in fruit collected and examined from Controlled Area properties. • • Traps in Zone A are cleared daily and traps in Zone B are cleared and examined every three days. The first results from the Zone ... More >>

No further fruit flies detected

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:56 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

• Following two days of trap inspections from Zone A of the Controlled Area, no fruit fly have been detected. Traps in Zone A are cleared daily and traps in Zone B are cleared and examined every three days. • • Fruit collected from properties ... More >>

Whangarei Queensland fruit fly

Sunday, 6 April 2014, 12:35 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

• The first clearance of Zone A traps was completed yesterday evening and no fruit fly were detected. Traps in Zone A are cleared daily and traps in Zone B are cleared and examined every three days. • • Fruit collected from properties near the fruit ... More >>

Whangarei Queensland fruit fly

Saturday, 5 April 2014, 12:47 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The MPI response to the Queensland fruit fly detection in Whangarei continues today with approximately 60 st aff working in the field. No further fruit flies have been detected. More >>

Field work ramps up to tackle Queensland fruit fly

Friday, 4 April 2014, 4:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Some 70 field workers are out in Whangarei today setting additional traps to lure any Queensland fruit flies that may be in the area. More >>

Queensland fruit fly situation update from MPI

Friday, 4 April 2014, 11:45 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

• A single male Queensland fruit fly was found in a surveillance trap in the Parihaka area of Whangarei on Tuesday 1 April and formally identified on Wednesday. More >>

Fruit Fly - Controls restrict fruit and vege movements

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 1:28 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has placed controls on the movement of whole fresh fruit and some vegetables out of a specific area of Whangarei after a single male Queensland fruit fly was found in a surveillance trap. More >>

Further Queensland fruit fly find under investigation

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 10:06 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is investigating a new find of a single male Queensland fruit fly in a surveillance trap in Whangarei. More >>

NZ Avocados set to “Go Global” with New Govt Partnership

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:09 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Avocado Industry Council announced today it will partner with the Ministry for Primary Industries in a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme called Go Global— a five year programme to increase the productivity and capability within ... More >>

Snapper One Region Rule Change

Monday, 24 March 2014, 4:01 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

On 1 April 2014 changes to the rules for snapper in the Snapper 1 Region come into effect. The bag limit is changing to seven snapper per fisher per day (previously nine), and the size limit is increasing to 30cm (from 27cm). More >>

Maori dairy farm set to boost Northland's economy

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 5:19 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Dairy cows will be led into Northland’s Rangihamama milking sheds for the first time officially this weekend, marking the first tangible example of the Government’s aim to increase regional economic development in Northland. More >>

Posted skulls pose biosecurity threat

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 11:40 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A box of South African animal skulls crawling with maggots never made it through the post, thanks to the work of vigilant Auckland biosecurity staff. More >>

Some fruit potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A

Friday, 14 March 2014, 10:12 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is cautioning New Zealand consumers of a small quantity of fresh fruit sold in late February and early March that there is a relatively low risk that this fruit had been contaminated with Hepatitis A virus. More >>

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