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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 >>

Commercial cray fisherman fined over failing to record catch

Friday, 12 October 2018, 11:57 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Whitianga commercial fisherman and his company have been fined more than $8,000 for failing to record almost 500kg of crayfish caught in the under-pressure CRA2 fishery. More >>

Biosecurity Award finalists reflect huge national effort

Friday, 12 October 2018, 10:51 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

There is a heartening national effort taking place to safeguard the country’s biosecurity, says New Zealand Biosecurity Awards judging panel Chair, Dr John Hellstrom. More >>

$34 million for more erosion control work over four years

Monday, 1 October 2018, 3:42 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is inviting councils to apply for the next round of the Hill Country Erosion Fund (HCE). The fund helps councils and land owners to assess and treaterosion prone land. More >>

Have your say on the dairy herd improvement regime

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:13 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wants to hear from the dairy industry and people with an interest in how the dairy herd improvement regulatory regime can help to ensure that New Zealand’s dairy industry remains world leading. The dairy herd ... More >>

Harnessing science to support Mycoplasma bovis eradication

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

This week in Wellington, the Mycoplasma bovis Strategic Science Advisory Group (SSAG) brought together around 75 key people for a workshop to develop the science plan that will prioritise Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) eradication research and help inform ... More >>

Gisborne Marine Reserve poachers pay the price

Friday, 28 September 2018, 11:45 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Seven people have paid the price for poaching from the Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve in Gisborne. More >>

MPI releases imported apple and stonefruit plants

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 3:11 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Around 20,000 apple plants and 400 stonefruit plants imported from a US testing facility have been released from all restrictions, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

Sentencing for bobby calf abuse

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:13 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The owner of a pet food company was given 6 months community detention, 180 hours of community work and banned from owning or exercising any authority over production animals for five years at the Hamilton District Court today. His company was sentenced ... More >>

New rules for temporary housing of companion animals

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:18 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New animal welfare requirements for the management of companion animals in temporary housing facilities will come into effect from 1 October. More >>

$5.9 million funding boost to plant trees nationwide

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:22 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Funding of $5.9 million will be given to landowners nationwide to plant 4,574 hectares of trees under Te Uru Rākau’s (Forestry New Zealand's) Afforestation Grants Scheme (AGS). More >>

MPI to get tough on stink bug ships

Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:42 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity officials are promising to take tough action against cargo vessels believed to be infested with brown marmorated stink bug during the upcoming risk season. More >>

MPI joins forces with forest industry on biosecurity

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 3:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries and the New Zealand Forest Owners Association (FOA) are joining forces under the GIA (Government Industry Agreement) to improve forest biosecurity preparedness. More >>

One month until new animal welfare regulations

Monday, 3 September 2018, 10:16 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

New regulations to strengthen our animal welfare system will come into effect on 1 October 2018. More >>

Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Northland

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 10:04 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in Northland has tested positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It's the first time the disease has been found in this region. More >>

More meetings added to consultation on kauri programme

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 9:33 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

In response to ongoing public interest, three further public meetings have been added to the consultation process underway for the Accelerating Protection for Kauri project. More >>

New programme to foster high value goat milk infant formula

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 4:07 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme launched today has its sights on growing a sustainable, high value goat milk infant formula industry in New Zealand. More >>

Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Tasman district

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:06 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in the Tasman district as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It's the first time the disease has been found in this region. More >>

$100,000 for assessments of Whakaki catchment land

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:30 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide $100,000 for cultural, land use and economic impact assessments to be done of the Whakaki catchment area. More >>

 

 

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