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MPI moves to rid Papamoa waterway of pest water weed

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI moves to rid Papamoa waterway of pest water weed

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI moves to rid Papamoa waterway of pest water weed The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with the Tauranga City Council and Bay of Plenty Regional Council to contain and eradicate an infestation of the aggressive aquatic weed Salvinia molesta (salvinia) in the Wairakei Stream in Papamoa. Salvinia […]

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Vehicles seized, prosecutions on the cards after massive black market pāua bust

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Vehicles seized, prosecutions on the cards after massive black market pāua bust

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Vehicles seized, prosecutions on the cards after massive black market pāua bust A Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) operation that was recently concluded with the assistance of police, has resulted in a group of Wellington divers facing charges for gathering excess pāua and offering to sell it on […]

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Vineyard workers pay the price for labelling banned pork sausages as squid

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Vineyard workers pay the price for labelling banned pork sausages as squid

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Vineyard workers pay the price for labelling banned pork sausages as squid Two Thai vineyard workers have both been fined $1,900 and ordered to pay court costs of $130 each after bringing in high-risk pork sausages to New Zealand from Asia. Twenty-four-year-old Benjamat Pingwong and Orawan Leekongbab, 42, […]

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Commercial Mycoplasma bovis test being developed

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commercial Mycoplasma bovis test being developed

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Commercial Mycoplasma bovis test being developed A commercial diagnostic tool, which will allow farmers to test for cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis themselves, is being developed by a partnership comprising commercial laboratories, industry representatives and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). The tool will be released once sampling guidelines, […]

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MPI providing $830,000 for Gisborne erosion control

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI providing $830,000 for Gisborne erosion control

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI providing $830,000 for Gisborne erosion control 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 and business decisions. LiDAR is a remote […]

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Technical advice and pathway tracing reports released following compliance searches

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Technical advice and pathway tracing reports released following compliance searches

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Technical advice and pathway tracing reports released following compliance searches The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today released reports by a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to its Mycoplasma bovis response and an internal report examining potential entry routes (pathways) to New Zealand for the disease. The TAG […]

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Warranted searches conducted during Mycoplasma bovis investigation

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Warranted searches conducted during Mycoplasma bovis investigation

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Warranted searches conducted during Mycoplasma bovis investigation Warranted officers from the Ministry for Primary Industries’ compliance investigations team ran simultaneous searches at 3 locations yesterday as part of an investigation associated with the Mycoplasma bovis response. The searches were conducted in both the North and South islands. Manager […]

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MPI calls for a cull on all Mycoplasma bovis infected properties

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI calls for a cull on all Mycoplasma bovis infected properties

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI calls for a cull on all Mycoplasma bovis infected properties The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has determined that all cattle on properties infected with the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis will be culled, and will be working with farmers to do that from today. “The depopulation of […]

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Public vigilance helps nab divers who took hundreds of freshwater crayfish near Rotorua

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Public vigilance helps nab divers who took hundreds of freshwater crayfish near Rotorua

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Public vigilance helps nab divers who took hundreds of freshwater crayfish near Rotorua The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is hailing the efforts of local iwi and members of the public for helping fishery officers catch a group of divers who took more than twice the daily limit […]

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Golden Bay farm manager convicted for abusing cows

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Golden Bay farm manager convicted for abusing cows

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Golden Bay farm manager convicted for abusing cows A Golden Bay farm manager has been convicted after being found guilty of ill-treating cows in his care. Forty-five-year-old Steven John Wells, a farm manager at Maratoa Farm near Takaka, was convicted of 6 counts under the Animal Welfare Act […]

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Myrtle rust found in new region – Manawatu

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust found in new region – Manawatu

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Myrtle rust found in new region – Manawatu Myrtle rust has been detected in Manawatu for the first time, the Ministry for Primary Industries confirmed today. The fungus was found on a young ramarama (Lophomyrtus) in a planted area off Victoria Esplanade in Palmerston North. Myrtle Rust Response […]

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Consumers reminded to take care when drinking raw milk

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Consumers reminded to take care when drinking raw milk

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Consumers reminded to take care when drinking raw milk The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding consumers to take care when drinking raw unpasteurised milk as raw milk is a high-risk food. “We have seen a number of recent recalls of raw milk and it’s important that […]

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Surveillance programme finds exotic mosquito

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Surveillance programme finds exotic mosquito

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Surveillance programme finds exotic mosquito MPI’s National Salt Marsh Mosquito Surveillance Programme has found larvae from an exotic mosquito species, Culex sitiens, near the Kaipara Harbour. MPI was alerted to the suspected detection of the larvae on 9 March, and further testing for identification was completed on 12 March. […]

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RBNZ Governor supports macro-prudential policy

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on RBNZ Governor supports macro-prudential policy

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: RBNZ Governor supports macro-prudential policy “Macro-prudential policy has been particularly useful in the current environment of globally low interest rates, where monetary policy has been unable to counter the strong housing cycle of recent years,” Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer said today to an Auckland event […]

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New Zealand pork granted access to Australia

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand pork granted access to Australia

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: New Zealand pork granted access to Australia New Zealand pork and pork products will soon be served up on dining tables in Australia, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced today. Access and certification for New Zealand pork exports into Australia has been agreed by MPI and Australia’s […]

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CBL Insurance Limited interim liquidation

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on CBL Insurance Limited interim liquidation

MIL OSI – Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: CBL Insurance Limited interim liquidation The High Court appointed interim liquidators to CBL Insurance Limited on Friday last week and issued an order prohibiting publication of information about the matter. The High Court lifted the prohibition today, enabling the Reserve Bank to state […]

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Fourth bulk carrier ordered to leave New Zealand

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fourth bulk carrier ordered to leave New Zealand

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Fourth bulk carrier ordered to leave New Zealand The Ministry for Primary Industries has directed a fourth bulk carrier from Japan to leave New Zealand waters following the discovery of brown marmorated stink bug aboard the vessel. The Glovis Caravel was ordered to leave New Zealand yesterday evening […]

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MPI targets vehicles and machinery from Japan

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI targets vehicles and machinery from Japan

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI targets vehicles and machinery from Japan Date: 20 Feb 2018 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has introduced new measures to reduce the risk of brown marmorated stink bugs arriving in vehicles and machinery from Japan. […]

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If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: If you can’t back it up, don’t say it If you can’t back it up, don’t say it 20 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has released a new video, giving guidance to traders on false, misleading or unsubstantiated claims and how to avoid making them. The video’s title […]

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Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing 19 February 2018 Sunscreen producer Johnson & Johnson (New Zealand) Limited (JJNZ) has undertaken to the Commerce Commission to only sell sunscreen products which meet the joint Australian/New Zealand standard. […]

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