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NZCity
Kiwi Pollen MD says she was blamed for Psaand Seeka, is claiming that the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) - wh
NZCity / Posted 10 hours ago
and Seeka, is claiming that the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) - which was later merged into the Ministry for Primary Industries in 2012 - was negligent under the Biosecurity Act, which made it responsible for controlling the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 17rural support trust, and a disaster relief fund. Earlier this month Minister Gu
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 hours ago
rural support trust, and a disaster relief fund. Earlier this month Minister Guy and I announced a further $100,000 for the primary industries flood recovery fund for farmers, to help with clean-up and recovery. This is a Government that is there to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Boat seized, two fishers to face courtof illegal fishing activities after authorities swooped along the Darling River
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 hours ago
of illegal fishing activities after authorities swooped along the Darling River in the state’s west. NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) fisheries officers recently conducted a surveillance operation on the river upstream of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Waterwarning to those who want to tax our farmers into the Stone Age, the government
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 hours ago
warning to those who want to tax our farmers into the Stone Age, the government’s blushes were only saved by the backbone - primary industries and mining. We warn other parties, National and Labour especially, that their water policies are too... Read more
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Daily Liberal
NSW Budget 2017: Big infrastructure spend leads regional cash splurgedue to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Tr
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 hours ago
due to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Treasury. Some other key points of the $965m primary industries expenditure includes $78m for "Sustaining the Basin" to support efficiency for irrigators; $75m for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
NSW Budget 2017: Big infrastructure spend leads regional cash splurgedue to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Tr
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
due to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Treasury. Some other key points of the $965m primary industries expenditure includes $78m for "Sustaining the Basin" to support efficiency for irrigators; $75m for... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW Budget 2017: Big infrastructure spend leads regional cash splurgedue to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Tr
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 hours ago
due to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Treasury. Some other key points of the $965m primary industries expenditure includes $78m for "Sustaining the Basin" to support efficiency for irrigators; $75m for... Read more
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The Young Witness
NSW Budget 2017: Big infrastructure spend leads regional cash splurgedue to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Tr
The Young Witness / Posted 18 hours ago
due to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Treasury. Some other key points of the $965m primary industries expenditure includes $78m for "Sustaining the Basin" to support efficiency for irrigators; $75m for... Read more
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Western Advocate
NSW Budget 2017: Big infrastructure spend leads regional cash splurgedue to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Tr
Western Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
due to a "time anomaly" when department chiefs must declare staff numbers to Treasury. Some other key points of the $965m primary industries expenditure includes $78m for "Sustaining the Basin" to support efficiency for irrigators; $75m for... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fishway, no waycouncils that would have sought $1.5 to $2 million to build three fishways at M
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 hours ago
councils that would have sought $1.5 to $2 million to build three fishways at Macquarie River weirs. A NSW Department of Primary Industries officer who had worked on the application sent an email to the council officer at 11.48am on the due date... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Transition to a better futureEast seat. Ms Mark-Shadbolt, a specialist in biosecurity and bio-protection, ha
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
East seat. Ms Mark-Shadbolt, a specialist in biosecurity and bio-protection, has recently been awarded a Ministry of Primary Industries award for research excellence in the field of bio-security.She is a regular presenter at international... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National And MPI Need to up Their Biosecurity Game2017 Given their recent poor record the Government and Ministry for Primary Ind
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
2017 Given their recent poor record the Government and Ministry for Primary Industries need to up their game with another biosecurity threat looming, says New Zealand First.“The tree fungus... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Voluntary Health Star labelling on the riseto using the Health Star Ratings systems on food labels, Minister for Food Safe
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
to using the Health Star Ratings systems on food labels, Minister for Food Safety David Bennett says.“The Ministry for Primary Industries is reporting as at 31 March 2017 about 2700 packaged food products with Health Star Ratings were available... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand First announces Canterbury candidatesannounced today.Ms Mark-Shadbolt, a specialist in biosecurity and bio-protectio
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
announced today.Ms Mark-Shadbolt, a specialist in biosecurity and bio-protection, has recently been awarded a Ministry of Primary Industries award for research excellence in the field of bio-security. She is a regular presenter at international... Read more
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NZCity
Owner admits spotting Kiwifruit diseasein the High Court at Wellington, as part of a class action by 212 kiwifruit gro
NZCity / Posted yesterday
in the High Court at Wellington, as part of a class action by 212 kiwifruit growers. The case alleges the Ministry for Primary Industries was negligent when the vine-killing disease broke out, costing the industry hundreds of millions of... Read more
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NZCity
Labour's water tax `an attack on farmers'for gravel." Government ministers used parliament's general debate to attack t
NZCity / Posted yesterday
for gravel." Government ministers used parliament's general debate to attack the policy. "This water policy sucks," said Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. "The cost is going to be enormous, Labour has slammed the door on the primary... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dairy sector joins biosecurity fightNew Zealand’s dairy processing sector.DCANZ joined GIA in a signing ceremony at
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
New Zealand’s dairy processing sector.DCANZ joined GIA in a signing ceremony attended by Hon Nathan Guy, Minister for Primary Industries and Hon Todd McClay, Minister of Trade, along with senior representatives of the Ministry for Primary... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 15the member really needs to get on board and cheer up. It is a lot better than h
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
the member really needs to get on board and cheer up. It is a lot better than he is saying. Hon NATHAN GUY (Minister for Primary Industries): I have received a report that shows that the Waimea Community Dam near Nelson would deliver major... Read more
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NZCity
Dairy company fined $60k for neglectA dairy company has been fined almost $60,000 over what the Ministry for Primar
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
A dairy company has been fined almost $60,000 over what the Ministry for Primary Industries is calling the worst case of long-term neglect in the South Island dairy sector. Castlerock Dairies Limited, based in Invercargill, pleaded guilty to eight... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dairy industry body joins GIA biosecurity partnershipbecome the fifteenth and largest industry sector to join the Government Industr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
become the fifteenth and largest industry sector to join the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) biosecurity partnership, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today.DCANZ is the national organisation representing the dairy... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dairy company and farm managers fined over unparalleled caseTuesday, 15 August 2017, 4:37 pmPress Release: Ministry of Primary Industries
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 4:37 pmPress Release: Ministry of Primary Industries of neglect15 August 2017A large dairy corporation... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Teacher resources bring primary industries in the classroomsTuesday, 15 August 2017, 11:19 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Associa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 11:19 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Associate Minister for Primary Industries 15 August 2017Teacher resources bring primary industries into the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Grad vets encouraged to apply for fundingto apply for fundingTuesday, 15 August 2017, 9:27 amPress Release: New Zealand
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
to apply for fundingTuesday, 15 August 2017, 9:27 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Associate Minister for Primary Industries15 August 2017 Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scientists in search for 'Goldilocks' oyster to adapt to climate changesmall compared to countries like China and France. But after a decade's work,
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
small compared to countries like China and France. But after a decade's work, the researchers from the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and the University of Sydney are drawing on analysis from their initial phases of research. The... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The week in pictures: January 21, 20179, of Oura takes time out during his school holidays to go to the Wagga sheep a
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
9, of Oura takes time out during his school holidays to go to the Wagga sheep and lamb sale RURAL: NSW Department of Primary Industries researchers, Drs Harsh and Rosy Raman with DPI technical officer Ollie Owen, inspect this season's canola... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National Biosecurity Award for Landowner-Led Projectbe invited to attend an awards ceremony on Wednesday 2 August at Parliament Bui
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
be invited to attend an awards ceremony on Wednesday 2 August at Parliament Buildings in Wellington with the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon. Nathan Guy.WHAT IS BIOSECURITY?Biosecurity is the exclusion, eradication or management of pests and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More than 16,000 New Zealanders Say 'No' to Ge TreesNorthland 13 August 2017 Media ReleasePressure on the Ministry for Primary Ind
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Northland 13 August 2017 Media ReleasePressure on the Ministry for Primary Industries over the last two years has resulted in MPI removing controversial clause 6.4 (GE trees) from the new... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Bold new plan for salmon industryper cent. We are proud of this industry, which is why we have put in place stro
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
per cent. We are proud of this industry, which is why we have put in place strong regulations and a long-term plan so all Tasmanians can be assured and understand its long-term future. Jeremy Rockliff is the Minister for Primary Industries and Wat... Read more
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News.com.au
Bold new plan for salmon industryper cent. We are proud of this industry, which is why we have put in place stro
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
per cent. We are proud of this industry, which is why we have put in place strong regulations and a long-term plan so all Tasmanians can be assured and understand its long-term future. Jeremy Rockliff is the Minister for Primary Industries and Wat... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tree frog from Queensland creates biosecurity scare in Tasmaniainto the wild unless they know exactly where it came from. Ms Emery said biose
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
into the wild unless they know exactly where it came from. Ms Emery said biosecurity would pay her a visit in the coming days to examine the frog. The Department for Primary Industries has been contacted for comment. More stories from T... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian alpacas stuck in NZ after quarantine mix-upalpacas bound for Europe have become stuck in quarantine in New Zealand, due to
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
alpacas bound for Europe have become stuck in quarantine in New Zealand, due to a refusal by that country's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) to sign off on European Union import regulations. Key points: The 92 animals, worth well over $1... Read more
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News.com.au
’They have been known to attack humans’than their bark. The large marine mammals have been recently spotted on beache
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
than their bark. The large marine mammals have been recently spotted on beaches around South Arm, prompting Department of Primary Industries, Parks Water and Environment wildlife biologist Rachael Alderman to issue a warning. Dr Alderman, of the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mycoplasma bovis Update 11 AugustFriday, 11 August 2017, 3:16 pmPress Release: Ministry of Primary Industries M
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Friday, 11 August 2017, 3:16 pmPress Release: Ministry of Primary Industries Mycoplasma bovis - Media UpdateFriday 11 August 2017MPI’s progress in the response to the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis was the focus of... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
South Bruny in Huon Aquaculture’s sightsAN oceanic salmon farm off South Bruny Island is being explored by Huon Aquacul
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
AN oceanic salmon farm off South Bruny Island is being explored by Huon Aquaculture. Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff detailed the fish farming giant’s plans this morning as he embarked on media boat tour from Kettering in southern... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sanity prevails over proposed animal manure imports say Fedsconfirmed it would no longer be permitting imports of products containing anima
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
confirmed it would no longer be permitting imports of products containing animal manure.The decision follows a Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) investigation which discovered imported compost from the Netherlands, intended for mushroom... Read more
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News.com.au
South Bruny in Huon Aquaculture’s sightswill ban the development of new fish farms along the entire East Coast and larg
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
will ban the development of new fish farms along the entire East Coast and large parts of the northern coast. Minister for Primary Industries Jeremy Rockliff. PICTURE CHRIS KIDD AN oceanic salmon farm off South Bruny Island is being explored by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Not all hooked on salmon 'grow' and 'no grow' draft plan for Tasmaniadocument has been blasted as "a total joke" by the Greens, while Labor has take
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
document has been blasted as "a total joke" by the Greens, while Labor has taken credit for some of the recommendations. Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff said the government's Sustainable Industry Growth Plan For The Salmon Industry —... Read more
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Weekly Times
Firm on rust responserust on its Nine Mile farm in the North-West in August 2016. This time the stat
Weekly Times / Posted 6 days ago
rust on its Nine Mile farm in the North-West in August 2016. This time the state’s policy is to contain the incursion. Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff said the strategy was based on science and managing industry impact. “The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fundraising body created to restore the Old MuseumHenry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet a
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Henry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet at the Royal Queensland Show when he was the Primary Industries Minister. That meeting was held on August 2, 1999, and former RNA president Colin Meagher arranged for Mr... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fundraising body created to restore the Old MuseumHenry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet a
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Henry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet at the Royal Queensland Show when he was the Primary Industries Minister. That meeting was held on August 2, 1999, and former RNA president Colin Meagher arranged for Mr... Read more
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The Age
Fundraising body created to restore the Old MuseumHenry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet a
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Henry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet at the Royal Queensland Show when he was the Primary Industries Minister. That meeting was held on August 2, 1999, and former RNA president Colin Meagher arranged for Mr... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fundraising body created to restore the Old MuseumHenry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Henry Palaszczuk, recommended to then-premier Peter Beattie that cabinet meet at the Royal Queensland Show when he was the Primary Industries Minister. That meeting was held on August 2, 1999, and former RNA president Colin Meagher arranged for Mr... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
How to land your chickpea cropcrops and land the 2017 harvest safely. Dr Kevin Moore with Ascochyta-infected
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
crops and land the 2017 harvest safely. Dr Kevin Moore with Ascochyta-infected chickpeas. New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) senior plant pathologist Dr Kevin Moore said the risk of Ascochyta, Phytophthora, Sclerotinia... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Country Saved From National’s Loony Animal Manure ImportsParliament for Northland New Zealand First says the Minister for Primary Indus
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Parliament for Northland New Zealand First says the Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has serious explaining to do, given a second embarrassing biosecurity climb down within a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 10is sought to table that particular document. Is there any objection? There is o
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
is sought to table that particular document. Is there any objection? There is objection. Hon NATHAN GUY (Minister for Primary Industries): I have received a report showing that horticulture is a significant contributor to New Zealand's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Beverage Council responds to Labour’s water policyfor their consumption.The policy was vague on details about who it would apply
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
for their consumption.The policy was vague on details about who it would apply to and how the charges would be applied. All primary industries in New Zealand would be considered large volume water users, whereas the bottled water industry uses less... Read more
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Weekly Times
Drought support for battling WA growershas hosted a forum to examine the effects of the state’s dry grain season. Abo
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
has hosted a forum to examine the effects of the state’s dry grain season. About 40 people took part in the Department of Primary ­Industries and Regional ­Development forum last week after a poor season in northern and eastern parts of the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 9pretends he is concerned, but he does the exact opposite of anybody who would b
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
pretends he is concerned, but he does the exact opposite of anybody who would be concerned. Hon NATHAN GUY (Minister for Primary Industries): Last week I spoke at the Pipfruit New Zealand conference, where New Zealand was named as the world's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Environmental Guidance in Forestry Standards Is Welcomedstandards such as FSC. Meeting such quality controls is important for the New Z
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
standards such as FSC. Meeting such quality controls is important for the New Zealand forestry businesses” The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) have upheld the submission process and listened to the 16,000 submitters who opposed the GE tree... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Job placement centre for the Nats’Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair is reportedly trying to change the Barw
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair is reportedly trying to change the Barwon Darling Water Sharing Plan NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair accused of running a “jobs for the boys and girls” culture. EMBATTLED Primary Industries... Read more
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