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Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 26 April 2019

Friday, 26 April 2019, 3:39 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has reintroduced controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburb of Northcote following the detection of a further Queensland fruit fly. More >>

Record number of beekeepers have their say in latest check

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 10:05 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Almost a half of the country’s registered beekeepers have taken part in an annual survey to understand bee health, losses and beekeeping practice. More >>

Queensland fruit fly detected in new area

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:17 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Surveillance activity in Auckland will be stepped up following the discovery of a second Queensland fruit fly on the North Sh More >>

Auckland – controls on produce movement in place

Friday, 15 February 2019, 5:32 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Auckland fruit fly investigation – controls on produce movements now in place More >>

Animals start to return home

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 5:29 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

MPI is encouraging anyone with animal welfare concerns to call 0800 008 333 (option 4) More >>

New biosecurity fines to be introduced

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:12 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Arriving vessels, transitional and containment facilities and cruise ship passengers will face new infringement offences for sloppy biosecurity practices that expose New Zealand to risk from harmful diseases and pests. The new offences will introduce ... More >>

Have your say on rebuilding the CRA2 fishery

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 12:12 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Fisheries New Zealand wants people to have their say on proposed rule changes for recreational fishers to assist with rebuilding the CRA2 fishery, which covers the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty. More >>

Encouraging results as bulk milk testing nears final stage

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:25 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Results from the current nationwide bulk milk testing for Mycoplasma bovis are encouraging with around three quarters of testing having been completed, Ministry for Primary Industries’ Mycoplasma bovis Director Geoff Gwyn says. More >>

Conviction of repeat offenders justifies MPI spending

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 2:16 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

LegaSea and the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council welcome the prosecution of Hawke’s Bay Seafood after the longest running district court case on record. More >>

MPI Statement on SSC inquiry

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 3:40 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries has uncovered evidence of potential serious staff misconduct relating to events that occurred some years ago. This involved several employees who no longer work for MPI More >>

Infected farm found in new region

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:51 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand (a unit of the Ministry for Primary Industries) today confirms a farm has tested positive for Mycoplasma bovis in the north Canterbury region. It’s the first time the disease has been found in this region and the affected property ... More >>

New biofouling guides

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:20 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

MPI has released guidance on how international vessels can comply with strict new biofouling rules. More >>

$830,000 funding from MPI for Gisborne erosion control

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 10:43 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP) is providing $830,000 to the Gisborne District Council to undertake high definition digital 3-D aerial mapping of its region to enable better informed erosion control ... More >>

MPI committed to efficient M. bovis compensation payouts

Monday, 16 April 2018, 3:32 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is committed to helping farmers affected by the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis receive their due compensation, and is working hard to process all current claims. More >>

Myrtle rust found in new region – Manawatu

Monday, 19 March 2018, 3:32 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Myrtle rust has been detected in Manawatu for the first time, the Ministry for Primary Industries confirmed today. More >>

No Sign of Bonamia in Wild Oysters

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:40 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

The latest testing of the Bluff wild oyster fishery shows no sign of Bonamia ostreae , says the Ministry for Primary Industries. More >>

Māori incorporation funded to undertake land use assessment

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:51 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

An Iwitea Māori Incorporation will receive up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to find the best sustainable use for their land. More >>

DCANZ DairyNZ and MPI endorse Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 4:57 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

DairyNZ, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have today endorsed the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, marking New Zealand’s commitment towards global sustainable dairy development. More >>

Paua operation valued at approx $30,000

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 3:18 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

19 September 2017 - A Canterbury diesel mechanic and well-known local fisherman is to undergo electronic monitoring for four months after pleading guilty to running a lengthy black-market paua and rock lobster operation. More >>

More surveillance for oyster parasite

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12:08 pm | Ministry of Primary Industries

Further surveillance of the wild flat oyster fishery in Foveaux Strait for Bonamia ostreae will begin later this month. More >>

 

 

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