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Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 15 March 2019

Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:13 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Two further male Queensland fruit fly have been found in Northcote, bringing the total to six. One of the new finds is inside the current Zone A and the other is in Zone B. More >>

Sampling concludes for NZ’s biggest ever bee study

Monday, 11 March 2019, 10:06 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has completed sampling for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand. More >>

Online training launched to help identify myrtle rust

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 2:01 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand (part of the Ministry for Primary Industries) and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have launched an online training programme to help New Zealanders identify suspected myrtle rust infections in their backyards. The plant fungus can ... More >>

Communities encouraged to have say in kauri consultation

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:11 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Communities in kauri lands are being encouraged to have their say as public consultation on proposals for a new approach to managing kauri dieback disease have just under two weeks left to run. Biosecurity New Zealand, a partner in the Kauri Dieback Programme, ... More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 6 March 2019

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 12:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A fourth male Queensland fruit fly has been found in Northcote and another facialis fruit fly has been found in Ōtara. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 1 March 2019

Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:25 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Further biosecurity restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburb of Northcote are being put in place, following the find of a third Queensland fruit fly in the area. More >>

Hawkes Bay Seafoods and personnel fined more than $1m

Monday, 25 February 2019, 4:06 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A Napier commercial fishing company, its directors and general manager have been fined a total of more than $1m for the sustained under-reporting of blue nose. Hawkes Bay Seafoods and two subsidiary companies in the HBS stable, Esplanade No 3 and Ocean ... More >>

Second Queensland fruit fly found in Northcote

Monday, 25 February 2019, 1:26 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A second Queensland fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Northcote. The detection was in what is known as Zone A in Northcote and was 113 metres from the original detection there. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 22 February 2019

Friday, 22 February 2019, 4:35 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A second Facialis fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Ōtara, just 70 metres from the first detection earlier in the week. More >>

Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 21 February 2019

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 5:44 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Single male fruit flies have been found in surveillance traps in Devonport, Northcote, and Ōtara. More >>

Returning home after evacuation

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:28 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

With the last group of evacuated residents now granted controlled access to their properties from today, there are a few things we’d like residents to remember. When you are able to return home, we’re en¬couraging everyone to make sure there ... More >>

New species of fruit fly found in Auckland

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 3:22 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A second type of fruit fly, ( Bactrocera facialis - the “facialis fruit fly”) has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Otara. More >>

Tasman Fires Animal Welfare Update

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 10:56 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is encouraging residents who have restricted access to their properties today to ensure they provide their animals with enough food and water for at least 2-3 days. More >>

Consultation opening on future management of kauri dieback

Monday, 18 February 2019, 4:38 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Further public consultation on a new national plan and options for the best type of agency to protect kauri into the future are being opened, as efforts to deal with kauri dieback disease are stepped up. “Kauri face a significant threat from dieback ... More >>

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 >>

   

 

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