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News.com.au
Tas to fund backpacker campaignafter the federal government's controversial backpacker tax left the sector sho
Tas to fund backpacker campaign
News.com.au / Posted 14 minutes ago
after the federal government's controversial backpacker tax left the sector short-staffed approaching its busiest season. Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff on Friday announced $10,000 would go toward the campaign, which will include... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bayhad been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supe
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bay
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
had been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supervisor Phil Rock said a NSW Department of Primary Industries helicopter sighted a shark estimated to be between 2.5 and 2.6 metres off the popular beach. NSWDPI... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bayhad been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supe
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bay
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
had been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supervisor Phil Rock said a NSW Department of Primary Industries helicopter sighted a shark estimated to be between 2.5 and 2.6 metres off the popular beach. NSWDPI... Read more
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The Young Witness
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bayhad been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supe
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bay
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
had been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supervisor Phil Rock said a NSW Department of Primary Industries helicopter sighted a shark estimated to be between 2.5 and 2.6 metres off the popular beach. NSWDPI... Read more
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Western Advocate
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bayhad been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supe
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bay
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
had been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supervisor Phil Rock said a NSW Department of Primary Industries helicopter sighted a shark estimated to be between 2.5 and 2.6 metres off the popular beach. NSWDPI... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bayhad been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supe
Shark sighting at Birubi Beach and Shoal Bay
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
had been sighted during an aerial search. Port Stephens Lifeguard Service supervisor Phil Rock said a NSW Department of Primary Industries helicopter sighted a shark estimated to be between 2.5 and 2.6 metres off the popular beach. NSWDPI... Read more
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NZCity
New border staff to help passenger flowa new queue line in Auckland will help to alleviate peak-time congestion at the
New border staff to help passenger flow
NZCity / Posted 6 hours ago
a new queue line in Auckland will help to alleviate peak-time congestion at the country's main airports, the Ministry of Primary Industries says. A group of 23 quarantine officers are among more than 40 MPI frontline staff who have graduated in... Read more
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The Manila Times
NZealand to help boost PH dairy industryand benefit thousands of Filipinos. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said
NZealand to help boost PH dairy industry
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
and benefit thousands of Filipinos. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said Nathan Guy, New Zealand’s minister of primary industries, assured him of his country’s support to the Philippine dairy industry during a meeting recently in Piura,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Increase yields for rare fruit growers in the Top Endfruit growers increase yields in the Top End. The initiative, being coordinate
Increase yields for rare fruit growers in the Top End
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
fruit growers increase yields in the Top End. The initiative, being coordinated by the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, is studying commercial varieties of jackfruit, rambutan and passionfruit. Audio: DPI... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Wet week’s end to dry long weekendthe Northern Tablelands, and there were gusts of 59km/h in Armidale in the morn
Wet week’s end to dry long weekend
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
the Northern Tablelands, and there were gusts of 59km/h in Armidale in the morning. Real-time data from the Department of Primary Industries’ water office showed the rise and rise of levels at dams in the area, with Chaffey hitting 90 per cent of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Agriculture: Buzzing sector faces barriersbeekeeper can maintain about 350 hives. The main reason for the growth is the
Agriculture: Buzzing sector faces barriers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
beekeeper can maintain about 350 hives. The main reason for the growth is the high price of mānuka honey. A Ministry for Primary Industries report on the 2015 season said medical grade manuka honey was fetching prices as high as $116.50 a... Read more
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The Young Witness
Young in Riverina: Local Land Services decisions reachedof Hay and Carrathool in the new agricultural zone. Local Land Services (LLS)
Young in Riverina: Local Land Services decisions reached
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
of Hay and Carrathool in the new agricultural zone. Local Land Services (LLS) is an amalgamation between the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) extension services, the Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) and Livestock Health and Pest... Read more
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Manning River Times
Meet Taree Showgirl entrant Hayley Broodreturned to the show as an associate judge. Hayley is currently completing her
Meet Taree Showgirl entrant Hayley Brood
Manning River Times / Posted 23 hours ago
returned to the show as an associate judge. Hayley is currently completing her HSC. She is studying physics, chemistry, primary industries, agriculture and english. Her career aspiration is to be an agricultural teacher, as she would like to,... Read more
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The Young Witness
NSW fishing funthe average person the closest they come to fishing is buying a fillet from the
NSW fishing fun
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
the average person the closest they come to fishing is buying a fillet from the local supermarket, but the Department of Primary industries (DPI) is aiming to change that, with a day promoting recreational fishing. For the average person the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Great white shark hanging around Yambatoday is the first of its species to be detected by the local shark listening s
Great white shark hanging around Yamba
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
today is the first of its species to be detected by the local shark listening station. According to the Department of Primary Industries SharkSmart app, a tagged white pointer of unspecified length was detected by the Yamba main beach receiver... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Shark cull calls leaves Ballina MP "appalled"of dolphin deaths and to even get a net would involve a long legal process," Ms
Shark cull calls leaves Ballina MP "appalled"
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
of dolphin deaths and to even get a net would involve a long legal process," Ms Smith said. "I thank the Minister for Primary Industries and the Premier for their temperance around this issue. "I will be pursuing with the Minister a... Read more
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Northern Star
Niall Blair: Shark culling not an optionCALLS for shark culling on the North Coast have been ruled out, according to Pr
Niall Blair: Shark culling not an option
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
CALLS for shark culling on the North Coast have been ruled out, according to Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair. He met with key community stakeholders in Ballina yesterday to discuss shark mitigation strategies. "We don't have the approval to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Local and state governmentfacts on the go THE latest fishing news and information is now at our fingerti
Local and state government
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
facts on the go THE latest fishing news and information is now at our fingertips with the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) “Fishsmart NSW” app available to download. The new app provides fishers with a range of data... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina MP 'appalled' by call for shark cullof dolphin deaths and to even get a net would involve a long legal process," Ms
Ballina MP 'appalled' by call for shark cull
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
of dolphin deaths and to even get a net would involve a long legal process," Ms Smith said. "I thank the Minister for Primary Industries and the Premier for their temperance around this issue. "I will be pursuing with the Minister a... Read more
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Northern Star
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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Queensland Times
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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News Mail
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
News Mail / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Govt ready to cull sharksAllen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ball
Govt ready to cull sharks
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy with concerned locals... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$20 million Invested in Growing Northland’s EconomyCooper, Northland Inc’s GM Investment and Infrastructure. Extension 350 is a $3
$20 million Invested in Growing Northland’s Economy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Cooper, Northland Inc’s GM Investment and Infrastructure. Extension 350 is a $3.45M project, with partners the Ministry for Primary Industries, Dairy NZ and Beef and Lamb, designed to lift on farm performance through improving farm systems and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rural notes from Peru with Nathan GuyBeing in Peru doesn't stop Nathan Guy catching up with The Country. Photo / Joh
Rural notes from Peru with Nathan Guy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Being in Peru doesn't stop Nathan Guy catching up with The Country. Photo / John Borren The Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy is in Peru at an APEC conference on food security. He caught up with The Country's Jamie Mackay today to give an... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ Pharmaceuticals turns defence into offence for alternative bile supplythe supply conundrum. It currently collects around 60 million cows' worth of c
NZ Pharmaceuticals turns defence into offence for alternative bile supply
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
the supply conundrum. It currently collects around 60 million cows' worth of cow bile and has worked with the Ministry for Primary Industries to increase the number of countries it can import from, which have to have no disease but do have vets in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peru editionIt's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is brought to you by Peru beca
Peru edition
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
It's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is brought to you by Peru because Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy is there. So Jamie and Dom are bringing you the finest Peruvian music available. Starting off with Shakira. Who is from... Read more
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NZCity
Irrigation scheme gets final sign offsupport" from its revolving fund to kick-start irrigation schemes, for this sta
Irrigation scheme gets final sign off
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
support" from its revolving fund to kick-start irrigation schemes, for this stage of the project. The Ministry for Primary Industries' Irrigation Acceleration Fund has also contributed, and Selwyn District Council provided a short-term... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Shareholders approve completing $400m Central Plains irrigation scheme in 2018support" from its revolving fund to kick-start irrigation schemes, for this sta
Shareholders approve completing $400m Central Plains irrigation scheme in 2018
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
support" from its revolving fund to kick-start irrigation schemes, for this stage of the project. The Ministry for Primary Industries' Irrigation Acceleration Fund has also contributed, and Selwyn District Council provided a short-term... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shareholders approve completing $400m Central Plains irrigation scheme in 2018support" from its revolving fund to kick-start irrigation schemes, for this sta
Shareholders approve completing $400m Central Plains irrigation scheme in 2018
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
support" from its revolving fund to kick-start irrigation schemes, for this stage of the project. The Ministry for Primary Industries' Irrigation Acceleration Fund has also contributed, and Selwyn District Council provided a short-term... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Council backs controversial Tasmanian salmon farmindustry," he said. "If it's done properly all the benefits will go to the Tri
Council backs controversial Tasmanian salmon farm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
industry," he said. "If it's done properly all the benefits will go to the Triabunna community, and they certainly need the business." The independent review panel is set to report back to Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff in early... Read more
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Northern Star
Minister to visit Ballina to announce new shark strategyPRIMARY Industries Minister Niall Blair will travel to Ballina today in the wak
Minister to visit Ballina to announce new shark strategy
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
PRIMARY Industries Minister Niall Blair will travel to Ballina today in the wake of Monday's shark attack, as the huge cost of the failed shark barriers on the North Coast are called into question. The ABC has reported that Mr Blair will announce a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
CPW Stage 2 gets the support of shareholderswho have contributed $90 Million which has been supported by the initial develo
CPW Stage 2 gets the support of shareholders
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
who have contributed $90 Million which has been supported by the initial development funding from the Ministry for Primary Industries Irrigation Acceleration Fund; short term loans from the Selwyn District Council and construction funding... Read more
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Northern Star
Exploring shark solutions for the North CoastNorth Coast surfers could make it more financially feasible, however other area
Exploring shark solutions for the North Coast
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
North Coast surfers could make it more financially feasible, however other areas may consider this unfair. A Department of Primary Industries report also noted the electromagnetic fields could affect people with pacemakers and other heart... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Study shows women reluctant to take up jobs in heavy industries, says Fatimahthe initial report, we know that women are not attracted to jobs in the heavy i
Study shows women reluctant to take up jobs in heavy industries, says Fatimah
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
the initial report, we know that women are not attracted to jobs in the heavy industry which make up nearly 10 of the primary industries in SCORE except tourism and hospitality,” she revealed. However, she said the study also showed that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fishing ban near Newcastle set to be liftedthat firefighting chemicals PFOS and PFOA were leaching from the base into grou
Fishing ban near Newcastle set to be lifted
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
that firefighting chemicals PFOS and PFOA were leaching from the base into ground and surface water. The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) said the restrictions would be lifted from Saturday, except for dusky flathead caught in the Hunter... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Millions spent on shark barriers that were never deliveredprovide "design, construction, transportation, installation, maintenance and re
Millions spent on shark barriers that were never delivered
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
provide "design, construction, transportation, installation, maintenance and removal" of the shark barriers. Opposition primary industries spokesman Mick Veitch called on the Minister, Niall Blair, to explain the cost to taxpayers. "The people... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Te Waihora Co-Governors welcome tuna decisionsChair of Commissioners, said she expected the code commitment to continue.“We a
Te Waihora Co-Governors welcome tuna decisions
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Chair of Commissioners, said she expected the code commitment to continue.“We applaud the decisions by the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon Nathan Guy,” Dame Margaret said. “Together with the voluntary commitments that are already in place,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New Zealand to help boost local dairy industryboost the local dairy industry. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on Tuesda
New Zealand to help boost local dairy industry
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
boost the local dairy industry. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on Tuesday said Nathan Guy, New Zealand’s minister of primary industries, assured him of their support to the Philippine dairy industry during a meeting on Monday in Piura,... Read more
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Daily Examiner
New app to help local fishermenNorthern Rivers 24/7 access to information right at their fingertips and improv
New app to help local fishermen
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Northern Rivers 24/7 access to information right at their fingertips and improve their fishing experience. Minister for Primary Industries, Lands and Water, Niall Blair, said the FishSmart NSW app will provide users with up to date information... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Shark attack victim to remain in hospitalBroadhead UPDATE 9.40am: BEACHES in the Ballina Shire have re-opened this morn
Shark attack victim to remain in hospital
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Broadhead UPDATE 9.40am: BEACHES in the Ballina Shire have re-opened this morning after a joint decision by Department of Primary Industries, Ballina Shire Council, Surf Lifesaving and police. Aerial, ground and water patrols were conducted this... Read more
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Northern Star
New app to help local fishermenNorthern Rivers 24/7 access to information right at their fingertips and improv
New app to help local fishermen
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
Northern Rivers 24/7 access to information right at their fingertips and improve their fishing experience. Minister for Primary Industries, Lands and Water, Niall Blair, said the FishSmart NSW app will provide users with up to date information... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Regional Committee welcomes tuna decisionsto lead a process to develop a sustainable management plan for longfin.Committe
Regional Committee welcomes tuna decisions
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
to lead a process to develop a sustainable management plan for longfin.Committee Chair Andy Pearce said the decisions by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy would help protect the species, which is taonga species to Ngāi Tahu.“A working group... Read more
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News.com.au
Shark attack teen’s horror bite markslocal communities,” Mr Baird said. “The mayor previously has not supported tha
Shark attack teen’s horror bite marks
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
local communities,” Mr Baird said. “The mayor previously has not supported that,’’ the Premier added. The Department of Primary Industries promised to set drumlines off Ballina’s beaches in the wake of yesterday’s attack but local Mayor David... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Have your say on the Gisborne rock lobster fisheryTuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:53 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industri
Have your say on the Gisborne rock lobster fishery
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:53 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries 27 Sep 2016The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is inviting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Surfer, 17, shows off horrific bite after being mauled by a sharkthigh before the brave surfer made his way out of the water and calmly asked fo
Surfer, 17, shows off horrific bite after being mauled by a shark
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
thigh before the brave surfer made his way out of the water and calmly asked for help. This comes as the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) reveal another three metre great white shark was spotted off nearby Lennox Head on Tuesday morning,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
BEACH SAFETY: Can you reduce your risk of a shark attack?are some tools people can use to head out into the surf better-informed. This
BEACH SAFETY: Can you reduce your risk of a shark attack?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
are some tools people can use to head out into the surf better-informed. This app from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries tells people where sharks have been spotted, what shark species are around, and how swimmers can reduce... Read more
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