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Last chance to apply for tree planting funding

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Last chance to apply for tree planting funding

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Last chance to apply for tree planting funding Date: 27 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is providing grants of $1,300 a hectare for farmers to plant trees, and with grant […]

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Review of New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Fees and Levies

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Review of New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Fees and Levies

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Review of New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Fees and Levies Closing Date: 15 May 2017 Contact: Jason Frick, Forestry and Plant Policy Team Email: Jason.Frick@mpi.govt.nz Have your say This discussion paper seeks submissions on proposed exporter licence fees and recognised product group levies […]

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Fruit smuggler sent home

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fruit smuggler sent home

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fruit smuggler sent home Date: 18 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz An American traveller had her Easter visit to New Zealand cut short when she failed to declare a suitcase packed with fruit […]

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Warm baths and good vibrations – mussel breeding research pays off

Published By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Warm baths and good vibrations – mussel breeding research pays off

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Warm baths and good vibrations – mussel breeding research pays off Scientists have used some surprising and ingenious methods to get Greenshell™  mussels to breed in captivity and their efforts could soon be worth $200 million a year to the New […]

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All hands to the pump in rural Bay of Plenty as second cyclone looms

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on All hands to the pump in rural Bay of Plenty as second cyclone looms

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: All hands to the pump in rural Bay of Plenty as second cyclone looms Date: 12 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz As rural Bay of Plenty braces itself for more heavy rainfall today, […]

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MPI begins consultation on science-based definition for mānuka honey and new export requirements

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MPI begins consultation on science-based definition for mānuka honey and new export requirements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: MPI begins consultation on science-based definition for mānuka honey and new export requirements The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey, which is essential to maintaining New Zealand mānuka honey’s premium position […]

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ACVM Notice: Agricultural compounds exempt from registration

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on ACVM Notice: Agricultural compounds exempt from registration

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: ACVM Notice: Agricultural compounds exempt from registration Closing Date: 19 May 2017 Contact: ACVM team Email: ACVM.Consultation@mpi.govt.nz What are exempt agricultural compounds? Agricultural compounds (which include agricultural chemicals, veterinary medicines, pet food/animal feed, fertilisers and vertebrate toxic agents) must be authorised under the […]

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Large number of people caught in black market seafood operation

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Large number of people caught in black market seafood operation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Large number of people caught in black market seafood operation Date: 05 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz An Auckland man has landed a bill for what’s possibly the most expensive meal of pāua […]

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Serious fungal plant disease found on Raoul Island trees

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Serious fungal plant disease found on Raoul Island trees

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Serious fungal plant disease found on Raoul Island trees Date: 04 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are working together to address a confirmed […]

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MPI launches investigation into Hector’s dolphin deaths

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MPI launches investigation into Hector’s dolphin deaths

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: MPI launches investigation into Hector’s dolphin deaths Date: 31 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has launched an investigation after the discovery of 2 dead Hector’s dolphins in […]

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Selective breeding practices report released

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Selective breeding practices report released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Selective breeding practices report released Date: 31 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has today released a report on animal welfare issues associated with selective breeding in […]

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Building leadership capability in the primary industries

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Building leadership capability in the primary industries

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Building leadership capability in the primary industries Date: 29 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: emergingleaders@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), AGMARDT (The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust) and Te Hono are […]

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Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning Date: 29 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A biofouled vessel ordered to leave Tauranga earlier this month has been allowed to return after being cleaned outside […]

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Reward still stands for reports of ‘wanted’ bird

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Reward still stands for reports of ‘wanted’ bird

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Reward still stands for reports of ‘wanted’ bird Date: 27 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) continues to offer a $1,000 reward to Bay of Plenty residents who […]

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Biosecurity staff snare live snake at Auckland Airport

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Biosecurity staff snare live snake at Auckland Airport

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Biosecurity staff snare live snake at Auckland Airport Date: 27 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Biosecurity officials have snared a live snake that hitchhiked to New Zealand on a private jet. The snake […]

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Miracle water poses biosecurity risk

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Miracle water poses biosecurity risk

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Miracle water poses biosecurity risk Date: 20 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is asking travellers from Fiji to stop bringing “miracle water” into New Zealand if they want […]

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Proposed listeria management procedures for dual operator butchers

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed listeria management procedures for dual operator butchers

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed listeria management procedures for dual operator butchers Closing Date: 30 Mar 2017 Contact: Animal products team Email: animal.products@mpi.govt.nz Background to consultation The Animal Products Notice: Specifications for products intended for human consumption 2016 introduced new requirements for the management of Listeria monocytogenes […]

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Independent swamp kauri research released

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Independent swamp kauri research released

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Independent swamp kauri research released Date: 13 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Three reports published today by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) provide information on the scientific and cultural values of swamp kauri and […]

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Positive result with New Zealand bee colony losses in 2016

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Positive result with New Zealand bee colony losses in 2016

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Positive result with New Zealand bee colony losses in 2016 Date: 10 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The release of a second survey on beehive losses is helping build a better picture of […]

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Dirty vessel ordered to leave New Zealand

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dirty vessel ordered to leave New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Dirty vessel ordered to leave New Zealand Date: 07 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Dirty vessel ordered to leave New Zealand A dirty vessel ordered to leave Tauranga in the weekend will have […]

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