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MPI update 14 February 2019 – Day 10 - 8.30am

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:17 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is working closely with Tasman District Council, Rural Support Trust and other local agencies to ensure rural communities are supported as fire and drought conditions continue. More >>

Animal owners urged to access support

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:05 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI is still encouraging anyone with animal welfare concerns, whether related to fire or the drought conditions, to call 0800 008 333 (option 4). More >>

MPI working closely with response agencies as fire burns on

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 3:20 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries is monitoring the situation in Tasman district closely as further water restrictions are announced. “This is a very challenging time for farmers, the horticulture and wine industries in the region and, of course, for the ... More >>

Tasman fires: MPI and SPCA animal welfare update

Monday, 11 February 2019, 7:39 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

WHAT MPI – AND THE SUPPORT AGENCIES – HAVE BEEN DOING • Through MPI, SPCA National Rescue Unit, Massey University, HUHANZ and others we have had a significant field presence throughout the response. • As at 3pm this afternoon: o 400 animal ... More >>

Tasman fires: MPI and SPCA animal welfare update

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 8:52 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

• Anyone worried about animals in the fire affected area should phone the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) on 0800 008 333 (option 4). • For the latest updates visit The Nelson Tasman Civil Defence website www.nelsontasmancivildefence.co.nz/news ... More >>

Charges over hundreds of excess & undersized paua

Monday, 4 February 2019, 2:49 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) fishery officers have had a busy summer in the Coromandel region with a number of patrols leading to the apprehension of several people who are likely to face serious charges under the Fisheries Act. More >>

Remember to take care of animals in the heat wave

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 3:21 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

As the heat continues around the country, MPI is reminding animal owners to keep livestock and pets well-watered and with good shelter. More >>

Hellers prosecuted over mispackaged Sizzlers sausages

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 1:03 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Small goods manufacturer Hellers has been fined almost $40,000 and ordered to pay a total of $15,000 to three children who had moderate to severe allergic reactions after consuming mispackaged Sizzlers sausages. More >>

New funding for 31 community-led projects

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 10:29 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today announced funding of $9.8 million for 31 new Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) projects. The SFF provides funding for projects led by farmers, growers, and foresters aimed at building economic, environmental ... More >>

Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty and Waikato region

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 9:54 am | 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 Bay of Plenty/Waikato region from Te Ororoa Point, just north of Tairua, down to Bowentown Heads but not ... More >>

New agreement to protect fresh tomato industry

Friday, 21 December 2018, 11:04 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand and Tomatoes New Zealand have reached an agreement on the pathway forward to better prepare for future biosecurity responses. More >>

New compliance tool for Marlborough fishery officers

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 2:15 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

They’re all features of a top-of -the -range new fisheries patrol vessel that’s been welcomed into the fold by the Ministry for Primary Industries’ Marlborough-based fishery officers. More >>

Auckland wine exporter convicted over false applications

Monday, 17 December 2018, 4:38 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries has prosecuted an Auckland wine exporter for deliberately procuring deceptive and false wine export documentation related to wine destined for Ireland. Joyce Austin, the sole director of a wine exporting company, ... More >>

New NAIT compliance officers in the field

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:06 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A cohort of 27 new NAIT compliance officers are ready to hit the ground and start working with farmers after graduating from their training programme on Friday. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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