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Trial of video technology on Snapper 1 Fishery

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:23 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

"MPI is committed to providing the most effective and value for public money solution for fisheries management and compliance. More >>

How many fish in the sea is the proper measure

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:43 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

An Auckland University report estimating historical catch in New Zealand fisheries misses the point when it comes to sustainability, says the Ministry for Primary Industries. More >>

MPI call to action on livestock mis-treatment

Monday, 7 March 2016, 10:49 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry of Primary Industries has begun an advertising campaign encouraging people to let it know if they come across the mis-treatment of livestock. More >>

El Niño brings a mixed bag to farmers

Friday, 8 January 2016, 5:27 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Recent rain has been a welcome respite from ongoing dry weather conditions in much of the country, but farmers in drought-affected parts of New Zealand will continue to feel the impacts of El Niño for months, as NIWA's latest seasonal outlook indicates. More >>

Further recall of Fruzio frozen berries

Saturday, 5 December 2015, 10:21 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Today FSL Foods have announced that it is voluntarily recalling other Fruzio products to provide extra assurance to its customers. More >>

New welfare requirements for pigs

Friday, 4 December 2015, 11:06 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

"After 3 December, all people responsible for the welfare of pigs must ensure that mated sows and gilts (young female pigs expecting their first litter) are not confined in stalls during pregnancy. The use of mating stalls for service is permitted, ... More >>

MPI recalls frozen berries

Friday, 4 December 2015, 8:19 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has made significant progress in its investigation of imported frozen berries associated with the increased risk from Hepatitis A. More >>

Increased surveillance of imported frozen berry products

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 9:26 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Increased surveillance of imported frozen berry products 30 November 2015 The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Director General has issued a statement warning of a potential risk associated with imported frozen berries following four human cases ... More >>

Weed killing weevil revealed at field day

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 8:40 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

With support from MPI’s Sustainable Farming Fund, an invasive weed may soon be controlled with the help of a British weevil. More >>

Busy weekend patrolling fishing in Kaikoura

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 4:38 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Fishery Officers and Honorary Fishery Officers were busy all weekend checking that fishers were complying with the new regulations for the Kaikoura Marine Area. More >>

MPI and salmon farmers examine summer fish mortality issue

Friday, 23 October 2015, 1:38 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working closely with the country’s salmon farming industry to better understand an issue that has emerged over the past few summers in the Marlborough Sounds. More >>

Government to consider amending National Bovine TB plan

Friday, 2 October 2015, 1:02 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

An independent Plan Governance Group made up of representatives of funding organisations, OSPRI, and wider stakeholder interests, has reviewed the bovine tuberculosis National Pest Management Plan (TB Plan). Today it gave its final advice on the proposed changes ... More >>

Food businesses asked to ‘have their say’

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 12:12 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is calling for input from food businesses and providers into new food safety rules. More >>

June floods cost the primary sector $70 million says MPI

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:28 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today released a report on the economic impacts to the primary sector of the heavy rain and flooding that affected the western North Island in June. More >>

Official start of new PGP lamb programme

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 1:22 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Hon Nathan Guy Minister for Primary Industries 23 September 2015 Official start of new PGP lamb programme More >>

Spotlight back on yacht biosecurity

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 11:19 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries plans to turn the biosecurity spotlight on international yachts visiting Northland this season. Last season MPI introduced a range of new biosecurity checks following two Queensland fruit fly finds in Whangarei. More >>

Spotlight back on yacht biosecurity

Monday, 21 September 2015, 12:28 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries plans to turn the biosecurity spotlight on international yachts visiting Northland this season. More >>

Online fisheries black market a growing trend

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 10:36 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Black market sales of fish using social media is a growing trend according to figures from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

More biosecurity detector dog power for Christchurch

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 11:34 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Two new biosecurity detector dog teams have started at Christchurch airport to sniff out risk goods carried by international travellers, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

Get help early if stock are struggling

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 9:30 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

MPI is encouraging West Coast farmers short of feed to seek help early if there are signs that stock are beginning to struggle. More >>

 

 

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