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Repeat offender sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment for illegal pāua haul

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Repeat offender sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment for illegal pāua haul

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Date: 06 Dec 2018 Media contact: MPI media team A jail sentence for a Porirua pāua poacher will send a strong message that stealing from our fisheries will not be tolerated, says Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).  Fifty-six-year-old Ruteru Sufia was sentenced in the Porirua District Court yesterday after previously pleading […]

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Charges laid over cows beaten with pipe and other implements

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Charges laid over cows beaten with pipe and other implements

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Date: 04 Dec 2018 Media contact: MPI media team The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has filed charges against an individual after receiving footage in June this year of a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a pipe and other implements. MPI’s manager of compliance investigations, Gary Orr, says MPI […]

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Bylaws for 3 mātaitai near Timaru

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Bylaws for 3 mātaitai near Timaru

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 19 Dec 2018 Contact: Fisheries Management team Have your say The tangata tiaki/kaitiaki of the Tuhawaiki Mātaitai, Te Ahi Tarkihi Mātaitai and Waitarakao Mātaitai have provided Fisheries New Zealand with draft bylaws for their reserves.  They are proposing: a prohibition on harvesting all shellfish stocks (other than […]

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Draft Import Health Standard for Personal Consignments of Animal Products

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Draft Import Health Standard for Personal Consignments of Animal Products

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 14 Dec 2018 Contact: Animal imports team Have your say The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wants your feedback on a proposed import health standard (IHS).  The IHS has been drafted to contain existing and new import requirements for personal consignments of animal products. Full details about the […]

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Proposed Animal Products Operational Code: Verification Statement

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed Animal Products Operational Code: Verification Statement

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 20 Dec 2018 Contact: Animal Products Team Background MPI wants your feedback on the proposed Operational Code: Verification Statement. The Verification Statement outlines requirements for verifications of domestic animal material and product businesses. The proposed Verification Statement updates the 2005 Verification Statement of Policy and includes requirements […]

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Proposals to improve cost recovery in MPI’s food system

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposals to improve cost recovery in MPI’s food system

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 20 Dec 2018 Contact: Cost Recovery Have your say MPI is consulting on 11 proposals to improve cost recovery arrangements in the food system. Seven of the proposals are fee updates to ensure the amount we recover continues to reflect the costs of providing the services. Three […]

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Proposed Animal Products Notice: Dairy Processing Specifications

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed Animal Products Notice: Dairy Processing Specifications

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 25 Jan 2019 Contact: Dairy products team Background The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has previously been informed that dairy legislation is difficult to find and can be hard to understand. Suggestions for improvement included making clear what is guidance and what is a requirement, along with […]

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Review of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Review of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 08 Feb 2019 Contact: DIRA Review Team DIRA review consultation process The Government is reviewing the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (DIRA) and its impact on the dairy industry. Following the release of the Government’s terms of reference for the review, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) […]

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Proposed changes to the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act and regulations

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed changes to the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act and regulations

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 19 Dec 2018 Contact: Readiness and response team Background to NAIT and this consultation The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invites public comment on changes proposed to the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Act 2012 and regulations. The NAIT scheme is New Zealand’s system for identifying […]

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Proposed amendments to the Biosecurity (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2010

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed amendments to the Biosecurity (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2010

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 19 Sep 2018 Contact: Border and biosecurity systems policy Background to the proposals The Minister for Biosecurity is proposing amendments to the Biosecurity (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2010. The proposed changes involve: setting 3 new infringement offences and related infringement fees removing the current requirement for a serving officer’s […]

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Request for a temporary closure of Umupuia Beach, Manukau, to the harvest of cockles

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Request for a temporary closure of Umupuia Beach, Manukau, to the harvest of cockles

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 05 Nov 2018 Contact: Customary fisheries and spatial allocations Request for a temporary closure Pursuant to section 186A of the Fisheries Act 1996, Fisheries New Zealand has received a request from Ngāi Tai Umupuia Te Waka Totara Trust (the Trust), on behalf of Ngāi Tai ki Tamaki […]

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Proposed Operational Code: Processing of Seafood Products

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed Operational Code: Processing of Seafood Products

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 19 Nov 2018 Contact: Animal products team Background The Operational Code: Processing of Seafood Products was developed to assist seafood processors to meet the requirements of the Animal Products Act 1999. This Operational Code will replace Parts 1 and 2 of the Seafood Code of Practice (COP) […]

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Bunnings Warehouse Food Control Plan section 40 application

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Bunnings Warehouse Food Control Plan section 40 application

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 12 Oct 2018 Contact: Food and beverage group Have your say The Bunnings Warehouse New Zealand has requested approval of its Food Control Plan (FCP) under section 40 of the Food Act 2014. The Bunnings Plan is modelled on the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) Simply Safe […]

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Proposed changes to electronic catch and position reporting circulars

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed changes to electronic catch and position reporting circulars

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018 Contact: Digital Monitoring Have your say Fisheries New Zealand invites your feedback on proposed technical and minor changes to the following circulars: Fisheries (E-logbook Technical Specifications) Circular 2018 Fisheries (E-logbook Users Instructions and Codes) Circular 2018 Fisheries (Geospatial Position Reporting Devices) Circular 2018 The […]

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Dairy herd improvement regulatory review

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dairy herd improvement regulatory review

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 12 Nov 2018 Contact: Agriculture, marine, and plant policy team Background Dairy herd improvement adds substantial value to the New Zealand economy. It does this by contributing to the breeding of more productive dairy animals through herd testing, herd recording, animal evaluation, and artificial breeding. It also […]

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New programme to brew unique hops and craft beer from New Zealand

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New programme to brew unique hops and craft beer from New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: New programme to brew unique hops and craft beer from New Zealand A new joint craft beer and hop breeding programme launched today aims to develop unique super-premium hops for exceptional craft brewers and uniquely New Zealand craft beer for top-tier markets.

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Christchurch man convicted over illegally taking pāua and cat’s eyes from special area

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Christchurch man convicted over illegally taking pāua and cat’s eyes from special area

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch man convicted over illegally taking pāua and cat’s eyes from special area A Christchurch hairdresser’s illegal take of cat’s eyes and pāua displayed a blatant disregard for the health and future sustainability of a precious fishery, says the Ministry for Primary Industries […]

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Mycoplasma bovis survey of calf rearers underway

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mycoplasma bovis survey of calf rearers underway

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Mycoplasma bovis survey of calf rearers underway The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and its farming industry partners have taken the next step in the phased eradication of Mycoplasma bovis by starting a survey of about 200 calf rearing properties across the country.

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$34 million for more erosion control work over next 4 years

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $34 million for more erosion control work over next 4 years

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: $34 million for more erosion control work over next 4 years The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is inviting councils to apply for the next round of the Hill Country Erosion Fund (HCE). The fund helps councils and landowners to assess and treat […]

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Have your say on the dairy herd improvement regulatory regime

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Have your say on the dairy herd improvement regulatory regime

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Have your say on the dairy herd improvement regulatory regime The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wants to hear from the dairy industry and people with an interest in how the dairy herd improvement regulatory regime can help to ensure that New Zealand’s […]

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