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$40,000 MPI funding to get high value ginseng exporting

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:31 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A South Waikato ginseng producer is ready to approach potential investors to increase its production and exports with the help of funding of up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

Paua-poacher banned from fishing for three years

Monday, 16 October 2017, 3:21 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A member of a Wellington-based paua poaching operation has been banned from fishing for three years and ordered to serve seven months home detention after earlier pleading guilty to more than 20 charges under the Fisheries Act. More >>

Further moves underway to contain Mycoplasma bovis

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:11 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is moving forward with control measures to prevent further spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, with plans being developed with farmers to cull animals from the known infected farms. More >>

Stock trader fined for transporting sick and lame goats

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 12:56 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Taumarunui stock trader who transported chronically ill and severely lame goats to a processing plant has been fined $6,000 under the Animal Welfare Act. More >>

Failure to look after sheep results in $2,500 fine

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 3:14 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Waihi farmer has been banned from owning, exercising control over and being in charge of more than 100 sheep after being convicted and fined for failing to treat around 30 ill sheep on her farm. More >>

One new property positive for Mycoplasma bovis

Monday, 2 October 2017, 12:01 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries' testing programme has identified one new property as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis . More >>

Northland men pay up after taking rare shellfish

Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Two Northland men have each been fined $500 after been caught illegally taking more than 40 of the rare and culturally precious shellfish, toheroa, from 90 Mile Beach. More >>

Mycoplasma bovis – update 8 September 2017

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:22 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Mycoplasma bovis – update 8 September 2017 The Ministry for Primary Industries’ testing programme for Mycoplasma bovis continues at pace with over 15,000 tests now completed by MPI's Animal Health Laboratory at Wallaceville. Response Incident Controller ... More >>

First new myrtle rust find of the spring made in Waikato

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:42 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has found a new area infected with the fungal plant disease myrtle rust. More >>

MPI trialling hologram tech at Auckland Airport

Monday, 4 September 2017, 12:58 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is trialling new hologram technology to educate international travellers about the importance of biosecurity at the border. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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