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Introduction of recreational bag limit in the southern bluefin tuna fishery

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Introduction of recreational bag limit in the southern bluefin tuna fishery

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 18 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Fisheries New Zealand has today announced the introduction of a daily bag limit in the recreational southern bluefin tuna fishery. From 1 June 2019, the recreational southern bluefin tuna fishery will have a daily bag limit of 1 southern bluefin tuna […]

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M. bovis Programme surges to meet challenge of winter movements

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on M. bovis Programme surges to meet challenge of winter movements

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 18 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Programme is increasing activity in the lead up to autumn and winter stock movements to limit the risk of disease spread, and to give farmers as much certainty as possible heading into this busy period in the […]

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Phytosanitary measures for the management of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) on fresh pumpkin and watermelon fruit from Australia.

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Phytosanitary measures for the management of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) on fresh pumpkin and watermelon fruit from Australia.

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 02 May 2019 Contact: Horticulture Imports Have your say From 16 April to 2 May 2019 the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invites comment on the phytosanitary measures for the management of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) in the fresh pumpkin and watermelon from Australia import health […]

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Cargo facilities can now be fined

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Cargo facilities can now be fined

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 15 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Facilities that deal with imported cargo now face fines for breaking biosecurity rules. From today (15 April), Biosecurity New Zealand officers can issue infringement notices to transitional and containment facilities for actions that could allow invasive pests and diseases into New […]

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Former Hawkes Bay Seafoods company fined $62,000, banned from fishing for 3 years

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Former Hawkes Bay Seafoods company fined $62,000, banned from fishing for 3 years

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 12 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team A commercial fishing company formerly owned by the Hawke’s Bay D’Esposito family has been banned from fishing for 3 years and fined $62,000 after failing to report more than 200 kilograms of crayfish. Esplanade No.3 was sentenced yesterday following a reserved […]

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Biosecurity sniffer looking for name

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Biosecurity sniffer looking for name

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 11 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Biosecurity New Zealand is looking for help from the public to name one of its new detector puppies. Specially bred to sniff out fruit and other unwanted biosecurity items carried by international passengers at airports and ports, the male beagle was […]

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Fruit fly species stopped at border

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Fruit fly species stopped at border

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 11 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Biosecurity New Zealand officers have stopped an unwanted fruit fly species from entering the country. Officers detected spotted wing drosophila larvae in a single fruit from a consignment of oranges from the United States (USA) on 8 April during a routine inspection.  […]

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Proposed Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Proposed Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 27 May 2019 Contact: Animal products team Background The Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption applies to operators and other specified persons supplying and processing animal product for human consumption under the Animal Products Act 1999. The current Notice requires technical updates and an […]

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Export requirements for live animals microchipping

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Export requirements for live animals microchipping

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 06 May 2019 Contact: Live animal export assurance team Have your say The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is consulting on a single improvement to live animal export regulations under the Animal Products Act. The proposed update to the regulations will make it mandatory for all live horses […]

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Consolidated and revised notice exempting food for export from domestic compositional requirements

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Consolidated and revised notice exempting food for export from domestic compositional requirements

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 03 May 2019 Contact: Food and live animal assurance team Have your say The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wants your feedback on a proposed consolidation and update of these 4 notices: Animal Products (Glycerol Esters of Fatty Acids in Milk and Cream Based Formulations – Food Standards […]

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National plan for M. bovis programme focused on eradication and supporting farmers

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on National plan for M. bovis programme focused on eradication and supporting farmers

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries The 3 partners working to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) have reaffirmed their commitment to achieving eradication and supporting farmers through the eradication process. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand released the 2019 M. bovis National Plan at a meeting with farmers in […]

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Stricter stink bug controls proposed for imported cargo

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Stricter stink bug controls proposed for imported cargo

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 04 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on plans to introduce stricter import requirements for vehicles and sea containers. The changes are intended to make it harder for brown marmorated stink bug to establish in New Zealand, says Dr […]

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New agreement to protect citrus industry

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on New agreement to protect citrus industry

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 03 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Biosecurity New Zealand and Citrus New Zealand have reached an agreement on how to prepare for and respond to future biosecurity threats. Both parties signed a Sector Operational Agreement for Readiness and Response today under the Government-Industry Agreement (GIA) partnership. They […]

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Man fined for impersonating fishery officer, extorting money from tourists

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Man fined for impersonating fishery officer, extorting money from tourists

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 03 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team A Kaikōura man has been fined for pretending to be a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) fishery officer and extorting money from tourists who he told had caught undersized fish. Forty-two-year-old Daniel James pleaded guilty to a charge of falsely claiming […]

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Revised Import Health Standard for Sea Containers

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Revised Import Health Standard for Sea Containers

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 03 Jun 2019 Contact: Facilities and pathways group Have your say MPI has reviewed the Import Health Standard for Sea Containers (the IHS) and wants your feedback on proposed changes. The IHS was last updated in October 2018 when some minor changes were made to remove ambiguities and fix […]

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Revised Import Health Standard for Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Revised Import Health Standard for Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 03 Jun 2019 Contact: Facilities and pathways group Have your say MPI has reviewed the Import Health Standard for Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment (the IHS) and wants your feedback on the proposed changes. The IHS was last updated in August 2018. This consultation runs from 3 April to 3 […]

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Another pea weevil free year needed in the Wairarapa

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Another pea weevil free year needed in the Wairarapa

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 01 Apr 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The current Biosecurity New Zealand ban on pea growing in Wairarapa is knocking down the pea weevil population, but another pea weevil free year is needed to be confident of eradication. The pest was first discovered in the Wairarapa in 2016 […]

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Consultation on Organic Export Requirement: Organic Production Rules

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Consultation on Organic Export Requirement: Organic Production Rules

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 10 May 2019 Contact: Plants, wine, and organics assurance Have your say MPI wants your feedback on the proposed requirements for organic production under the MPI Official Organic Assurance Programme (OOAP), for exporting. We are interested to know if: the requirements are easy to follow and understand there […]

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Changes to catch limits for rock lobster and sea cucumber

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Changes to catch limits for rock lobster and sea cucumber

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 26 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Fisheries New Zealand has today announced changes to catch limits for sea cucumber and rock lobster (crayfish) fish stocks in 3 areas across New Zealand. Director of fisheries management Stuart Anderson says the changes come as part of the regular sustainability […]

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Public asked to help with beetle surveillance

By   /  March 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Public asked to help with beetle surveillance

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 25 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Biosecurity New Zealand is asking the public to report any sign of the wood-boring granulate ambrosia beetle. The unwanted pest has been detected in 4 Auckland areas since 20 February. This is the first time the beetle has been found in […]

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