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NZCity
Gisborne men fined $10k for crayfish saleillegally in Tauranga and had organised, mainly via text, a number of buyers fo
NZCity / Posted yesterday
illegally in Tauranga and had organised, mainly via text, a number of buyers for the 35 illegally caught crayfish, says Ministry for Primary Industries spokesman Adam Plumstead. McKay was caught after officer's were tipped off about the illegal... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Synlait Auckland Officially Openedmeet our customers’ needs and continue to grow with them,” said Mr Penno.Regist
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
meet our customers’ needs and continue to grow with them,” said Mr Penno.Registration of the new facility with both MPI (Ministry for Primary Industries) and CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China)... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Underwater nurseries installed in Mahurangi Harbourthe barren seafloor of the Hauraki Gulf. The operation was conducted in accorda
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
the barren seafloor of the Hauraki Gulf. The operation was conducted in accordance with biosecurity provisions required by Ministry for Primary Industries and largely funded by the Ministry for the Environments Community Environment Fund.Marine... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Climate model gets the measure of myrtle rustand predict how myrtle rust will behave under New Zealand conditions.The model
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
and predict how myrtle rust will behave under New Zealand conditions.The model is already proving its worth, with the Ministry for Primary Industries using it to help inform response activities, such as targeted surveillance for the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Family’s mystery toxin revealedpublic health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
public health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game meat to follow guidelines as set out by the Ministry for Primary Industries [MPI],” he said. Friend Joji Varghese told Mail Online the family had “intermittent... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Family’s mystery toxin revealedpublic health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
public health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game meat to follow guidelines as set out by the Ministry for Primary Industries [MPI],” he said. Friend Joji Varghese told Mail Online the family had “intermittent... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Community meeting regarding Mycoplasma bovis Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:47 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industrie
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:47 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries Notification of community meeting regarding Mycoplasma bovis MPI is holding a public meeting to provide an update to the... Read more
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NZCity
Protocol for fresh avocado export to Chinaexporting fresh avocados to China soon after talks to meet regulatory requireme
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
exporting fresh avocados to China soon after talks to meet regulatory requirements. A protocol has been signed between the Ministry for Primary Industries and China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. AQSIQ... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand avocados step closer to Chinatowards supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
towards supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to a brand new market for our growers, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and New Zealand Avocado announced today.A series of technical discussions and the... Read more
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NZCity
Closure of Kaikoura fishing area extendedThe closure of fisheries along the Kaikoura coast following the November 2016 e
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
The closure of fisheries along the Kaikoura coast following the November 2016 earthquake has been extended. The Ministry for Primary Industries has deemed the marine environment had not recovered enough. It applies to all shellfish and seaweed, but... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Closure of Kaikoura fisheries extendedFriday, 17 November 2017, 9:38 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:38 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries 17 November 2017The current emergency closure of some fisheries along the coast of Kaikōura... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Otago gearing up for test of new emergency alerting systemand other regional civil defence groups around the country, Police, Fire and Em
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
and other regional civil defence groups around the country, Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Primary Industries. Mr Hawker said that when the system was launched it would probably reach between a third and... Read more
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NZCity
Gisborne erosion control gets $7m fundingaround the rest of the country," says Forestry Minister Shane Jones. The money
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
around the rest of the country," says Forestry Minister Shane Jones. The money comes from the latest funding round of the Ministry for Primary Industries' erosion control funding program and will benefit 32 properties. "Gisborne has the worst... Read more
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International Business Times
New Zealand family could be paralysed for life after eating wild boar public health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
public health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game meat to follow guidelines as set out by the Ministry for Primary Industries." "These were extremely active, full of life people and all of a sudden, nothing" "When I... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Family ’vegetative’ after wild boarpublic health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
public health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game meat to follow guidelines as set out by the Ministry for Primary Industries [MPI],” he said. Friend Joji Varghese told Mail Online the family had “intermittent... Read more
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News.com.au
Family paralysed after wild boarpublic health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
public health, however I would encourage anyone who is hunting or handling game meat to follow guidelines as set out by the Ministry for Primary Industries [MPI],” he said. New Zealand National Poisons Centre director and medical toxicologist Dr... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$7.4 million to protect Gisborne land from erosionThursday, 16 November 2017, 12:59 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, 16 November 2017, 12:59 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries 16 November 2017The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Exercise tests multi-agency response to pandemic threatthe Tauranga Hospital team, included representatives from St John’s Ambulance,
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
the Tauranga Hospital team, included representatives from St John’s Ambulance, New Zealand Police, the Airport Authority, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand Customs and the Ministry of Health.The exercise, held on Tuesday (14 November),... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$7.4M Funding for Erosion Controlmillion in erosion control funding for Gisborne district landowners.The money c
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
million in erosion control funding for Gisborne district landowners.The money comes from the latest funding round of the Ministry for Primary Industries’ Erosion Control Funding Programme and will benefit 32 properties.“Gisborne has the worst... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sanford Net Profit Up, Value and Innovation Strategy Beds Inmussels are substantially higher than wild caught spat. SPATNZ’s research is pa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
mussels are substantially higher than wild caught spat. SPATNZ’s research is part of a Primary Growth Partnership with the Ministry for Primary Industries. The Group is also continuing to invest in its organisational capability. Sustainability is a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MPI supports World Antibiotics Awareness week15 November 2017The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is supporting the the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
15 November 2017The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is supporting the theme of this year’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week : “Seek advice from a qualified health care professional before taking... Read more
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NZCity
Waimate farm positive for cattle diseasebeing. All three farms are in the same district and a couple of them neighbour
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
being. All three farms are in the same district and a couple of them neighbour Van Leeuwen Dairy Group properties, says Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) incident controller David Yard. The disease was detected at two Van Leeuwen Dairy... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
One further farm confirmed with Mycoplasma bovisWednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:39 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Indust
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:39 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries One further farm confirmed positive with Mycoplasma bovis infectionThe Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) confirms... Read more
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NZCity
Search continues for Wellington diverNew Plymouth man, who failed to return from a dive on Monday afternoon. They w
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
New Plymouth man, who failed to return from a dive on Monday afternoon. They will be , joined by a vessel from the Ministry for Primary Industries and a fixed wing plane from Kapiti Air Patrol. Land SAR are doing a beach search. On... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert System Coming SoonCivil Defence Emergency Management Groups, NZ Police, Fire and Emergency New Ze
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups, NZ Police, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Primary Industries,” says Mr Lowe.“There will be a national test of the system on 26 November 2017 and this will... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Survey exposes knowledge gap over the dark side of NZ dairyabout five million being milked at any one time.• Up to two million bobby calve
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
about five million being milked at any one time.• Up to two million bobby calves are slaughtered at around four days old. Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) statistics from Oct 2016 to Sept 2017 season totalled 1,656,618. Source: MPI livestock... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The world is acting on antibiotic awarenessas part of our commitment to tackling what is a global challenge.“The plan come
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
as part of our commitment to tackling what is a global challenge.“The plan comes from the work of the Ministry of Health, Ministry for Primary Industries, and the human health, animal health, agricultural and wider scientific communities.”“We are... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Biosecurity x-ray trial targets hand baggageMonday, 13 November 2017, 12:32 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industrie
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, 13 November 2017, 12:32 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries A new biosecurity x-ray machine targeting hand baggage carried by international... Read more
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NZCity
Conservationists slam new Labour govtelectronic monitoring on many commercial fishing vessels. On Friday Fisheries
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
electronic monitoring on many commercial fishing vessels. On Friday Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash said he had instructed Ministry for Primary Industries officials to look at options for slowing down the implementation of the Integrated Electronic... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nationwide test planned for Emergency Mobile Alert systemCivil Defence Emergency Management Groups, NZ Police, Fire and Emergency New Ze
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups, NZ Police, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Primary Industries. © Scoop Media Message from Scoop:To our readers - Your support is pivotal to achieving a... Read more
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NZCity
Yachts facing strict checks this summerThe Ministry for Primary Industries are ramping up biosecurity checks in Northl
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
The Ministry for Primary Industries are ramping up biosecurity checks in Northland in anticipation for the 500 international yachts expected to stop in this summer. MPI has teamed up with Customs and the New Zealand Defence Force to target the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
International Yachts Face Biosecurity ChecksBiosecurity ChecksInternational yachts arriving in Northland this summer will f
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Biosecurity ChecksInternational yachts arriving in Northland this summer will face additional biosecurity checks by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF).MPI is teaming up with New Zealand Customs and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
International yachts face biosecurity checksFriday, 10 November 2017, 11:18 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industrie
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:18 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries International yachts arriving in Northland this summer will face additional... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nov 9fisheries, biosecurity, and food safety? Hon DAMIEN O'CONNOR: I have yet to re
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
fisheries, biosecurity, and food safety? Hon DAMIEN O'CONNOR: I have yet to receive advice on the cost of breaking up the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), but I can assure the Minister that a greater focus on biosecurity will deliver better... Read more
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NZCity
Bovis controls in place for Waimate farmsTwo properties in the Waimate district are under movement controls by the Minis
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
Two properties in the Waimate district are under movement controls by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), over concerns of the cattle disease, mycoplasma bovis. The restrictions, which limit the movement of animals off the farms, comes after... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Controls placed on two additional farmsWednesday, 8 November 2017, 3:15 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industri
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 3:15 pmPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries in Mycoplasma bovis responseThe Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has this week... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand to resume exports of casings to ChinaMinister Damien O’Connor announced today.Semi-processed casings are thin tubula
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Minister Damien O’Connor announced today.Semi-processed casings are thin tubular cases used as sausage skins.“The Ministry for Primary Industries and Chinese authorities have successfully completed talks to enable exports of semi-processed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Plague skinks found near PictonA second skink was subsequently caught at the same location during an investiga
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
A second skink was subsequently caught at the same location during an investigation by Marlborough District Council, the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Department of Conservation.Marlborough District Council Biosecurity Coordinator Jono... Read more
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NZCity
Shellfish alert for Taranaki-Waikato coastharvested from the Taranaki-Waikato coastline following the discovery of paraly
NZCity / Posted 19 days ago
harvested from the Taranaki-Waikato coastline following the discovery of paralytic toxins. The heath warning from the Ministry for Primary Industries, issued on Thursday, covers the area from Oakura northward to the south head at the Manukau... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Public Sector and New Govts: No New Thing Under The SunNew Governments: No New Thing Under The SunTrans Tasman's Political Pulse - Oct
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
New Governments: No New Thing Under The SunTrans Tasman's Political Pulse - October 31, 2017INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - The Ministry for Primary Industries is being split into three parts covering forestry, fisheries and agriculture. Labour MP... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Biosecurity Week 2017 kicks offsystems they have in place.Biosecurity Week is part of the biosecurity excellen
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
systems they have in place.Biosecurity Week is part of the biosecurity excellence partnership between Port of Tauranga, the Ministry for Primary Industries, Kiwifruit Vine Health, NZ Avocado, Dairy NZ, Forestry Owners Association, NZ Customs and Bay... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Celebrating 10 years of Wilding Trees Charitable Trustand use of a herbicide mix to kill mature seeding trees, and gaining $2 million
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
and use of a herbicide mix to kill mature seeding trees, and gaining $2 million in funding for the next two years from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) through the National Wilding Conifers Control Programme, alongside grants from... Read more
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NZCity
Bluff oysters free of fatal parasiteoyster fishery has been given the all clear for a fatal parasite that could hav
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
oyster fishery has been given the all clear for a fatal parasite that could have shut down operations in the region. The Ministry for Primary Industries on Tuesday said it had found no sign of the Bonamia ostreae parasite, which was discovered in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Trident Systems treated unfairly in RNZ broadcastBroadcasting Standards Authority has found that Trident Systems, which ran a fi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Broadcasting Standards Authority has found that Trident Systems, which ran a fishing camera monitoring trial for the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), was treated unfairly during a broadcast about the quota management system and fish... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
FGC will work with Govt on healthier food choicesNew Zealand and Australia was developed by government, officials, public health
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
New Zealand and Australia was developed by government, officials, public health and industry working together. We hope the Ministry for Primary Industries will soon brief the Hon David Clark on how the Health Star algorithm works. Advice that he’s... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwifruit case nearing endIn the closing days of the 11-week court case brought by kiwifruit growers agai
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
In the closing days of the 11-week court case brought by kiwifruit growers against the Ministry for Primary Industries over the 2009 outbreak of Psa, the government's lawyers insist it doesn't have a duty of care for biosecurity. The group of 212... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
DairyNZ: Dairy ready for a transformational shiftchange space is required,” says Dr Mackle. “This is why we, with the support of
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
change space is required,” says Dr Mackle. “This is why we, with the support of the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary Industries, collaborated with Fonterra to launch the Dairy Action for Climate Change plan in June.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
LegaSea Welcomes New Portfolio to Fix Fisheries Managementhe tackles what has become a highly contentious portfolio.Fisheries has been lu
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
he tackles what has become a highly contentious portfolio.Fisheries has been lumped in with forestry and farming under the Ministry for Primary Industries banner since 2012 but it has never sat well within the portfolio, says LegaSea spokesman... Read more
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NZCity
MPI to be dismantledThe new Labour-NZ First government is to split up the Ministry for Primary Indu
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
The new Labour-NZ First government is to split up the Ministry for Primary Industries, dividing up the agriculture, forestry and fishing roles. Incoming prime minister Jacinda Ardern broke the news when she announced ministerial portfolios on... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Cabinet sorted, now the work can beginunveiled some names familiar to farmers and some new to be acquaintances. Farme
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
unveiled some names familiar to farmers and some new to be acquaintances. Farmers would have noted the dismantling of The Ministry for Primary Industries, which was anticipated, with the splitting away of Forestry and Fisheries."The Federation is... Read more
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