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Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 22 March 2019

By   /  March 22, 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 in Auckland – Situation update 22 March 2019

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Ōtara have been lifted after no further fruit fly have been found there. The decision follows several weeks’ of intensive trapping and inspections of hundreds of kilograms of fruit leading to the conclusion that there […]

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CERT NZ Advisory — Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Companies Office, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on CERT NZ Advisory — Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks

Source: Companies Office – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CERT NZ Advisory — Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks Sorry, we cannot search for content on this website at the moment. Please try again later or contact us to report the issue. No records matched your search for “[keyword]”. Check the spelling of your search or try reducing […]

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Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 15 March 2019

By   /  March 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 Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 15 March 2019

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Two further male Queensland fruit fly have been found in Northcote, bringing the total to 6. One of the new finds is inside the current Zone A and the other is in Zone B. Head of Biosecurity New Zealand Roger Smith said the latest finds will mean an expansion of […]

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Reserve Bank presented with award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank presented with award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 14 March 2019 The Reserve Bank has received the ‘Initiative of the Year’ award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard at the Central Banking Publications annual awards. Head of Financial System Policy Analysis Toby Fiennes accepted the award on behalf of the Reserve Bank at a ceremony […]

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Boosting forest harvesting productivity, safety and skills focus of new programme launched today

By   /  March 14, 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 Boosting forest harvesting productivity, safety and skills focus of new programme launched today

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 14 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Boosting forest productivity, technology, safety and skills and reducing environmental impacts are at the heart of a new programme announced today. Te Māhī Ngahere I te Ao Hurihuri – Forestry Work in the Modern Age is a new $29.3 million, 7-year […]

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Email scam looking like it’s from MPI

By   /  March 13, 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 Email scam looking like it’s from MPI

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 13 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team MPI is aware of a phishing email sent to some of our customers appearing to come from MPI (info@mpi.govt.nz). It has the subject line “MPI new updates” and asks recipients to click on a link leading to a non-MPI website and […]

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Sampling concludes for NZ’s biggest ever bee study

By   /  March 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 Sampling concludes for NZ’s biggest ever bee study

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 11 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Biosecurity New Zealand has completed sampling for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand. More than 60 beekeepers have participated in the Bee Pathogen Programme and had their hives tested every 6 months […]

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Secretary to the Treasury nominated as the Treasury observer on the Monetary Policy Committee

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Secretary to the Treasury nominated as the Treasury observer on the Monetary Policy Committee

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 08 March 2019 News release issued by the Treasury The Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, will formally take up the role of the Treasury observer on the Monetary Policy Committee (the MPC) as of 1 April 2019. The MPC and the role of Treasury observer were […]

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Exotic insect discovered in New Zealand for the first time

By   /  March 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 Exotic insect discovered in New Zealand for the first time

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 08 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI Media Team Biosecurity New Zealand’s gypsy moth surveillance programme has uncovered a larva of the poplar sawfly, an insect that is new to New Zealand. The larva was detected in a trap in the suburb of Abbotsford, Dunedin, and testing has confirmed it […]

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Draft IHS for importing zoo Asian elephants

By   /  March 7, 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 Draft IHS for importing zoo Asian elephants

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 07 May 2019 Contact: Animal Imports Have your say From 7 March 2019 to 7 May 2019 the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invites comment on proposed changes to the Import Health Standard (IHS) Zoo Asian Elephants from Sri Lanka and Australia. Full details of the proposed changes […]

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Proposed Animal Products Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Transport of Animal Material and Animal Products

By   /  March 7, 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 Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Transport of Animal Material and Animal Products

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 22 Mar 2019 Contact: Animal products team Background The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wants your feedback on a proposed Draft Animal Products Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Transport of Animal Material and Animal Products. This new draft template applies to operators that transport animal material and […]

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Communities encouraged to have their say as kauri consultation continues

By   /  March 7, 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 Communities encouraged to have their say as kauri consultation continues

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 07 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Communities in kauri lands are being encouraged to have their say as public consultation on proposals for a new approach to managing kauri dieback disease have just under 2 weeks left to run. Biosecurity New Zealand, a partner in the Kauri […]

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Zoo containment facility draft guidance document

By   /  March 6, 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 Zoo containment facility draft guidance document

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 22 Mar 2019 Contact: Regulation and assurance Have your say The Standard for Zoo Containment Facilities 2018 came into force on 1 July 2018 and the transitional period ends on 30 June 2019. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has worked closely with zoo industry representatives to develop […]

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Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 6 March 2019

By   /  March 6, 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 in Auckland – situation update 6 March 2019

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries A fourth male Queensland fruit fly has been found in Northcote and another Facialis fruit fly has been found in Ōtara. The Northcote find is approximately 80 metres inside the current Zone A and no further restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables are required in the suburb. “Our […]

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Have your say on proposed changes to blue cod fishing rules

By   /  March 6, 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 Have your say on proposed changes to blue cod fishing rules

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 06 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Fisheries New Zealand is over halfway through the consultation period on proposed changes to the blue cod fishing regulations. Consultation will run until 5pm on 26 March 2019 and we encourage anyone with an interest in the fishery to take part. […]

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Te Uru Rākau welcomes first recruits in mānuka training programme

By   /  March 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 Te Uru Rākau welcomes first recruits in mānuka training programme

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 05 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team Julie Collins, Head of Te Uru Rākau (Forestry New Zealand) congratulates Ngāti Hine Forestry Trust on the commencement yesterday of its mānuka plantation training programme Nga Mahuri o Ngāti Hine, calling this a significant step forward for forestry and employment in […]

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Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 1 March 2019

By   /  March 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 Fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 1 March 2019

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Further biosecurity restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburb of Northcote are being put in place, following the find of a third Queensland fruit fly in the area. The male fly was found in a surveillance trap just outside the A Zone controlled area, but […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Marlborough Sounds

By   /  March 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 Shellfish biotoxin alert – Marlborough Sounds

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 01 Mar 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Pelorus Sound, excluding the upper Keneperu Sound. The warning extends outwards to a line from Paparoa Point to Culdaff Point. Routine tests on shellfish […]

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140 litre LPG leak could have been deadly

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on 140 litre LPG leak could have been deadly

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 1 March 2019 WorkSafe says an uncontrolled LPG release at a gas production station in Taranaki could have had potentially deadly consequences for the six workers on site. Three companies were sentenced in the New Plymouth District Court last month, after a November 2016 incident that saw approximately 140 litres of […]

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Inaugural health and safety workshop attended by Wairarapa winegrowers and WorkSafe

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Inaugural health and safety workshop attended by Wairarapa winegrowers and WorkSafe

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 1 March 2019 As harvest season begins, Wairarapa wineries are focused on workers’ health and safety, following a workshop with health and safety regulator WorkSafe New Zealand. In January, WorkSafe hosted the inaugural practical health and safety workshop with 18 wineries from across the Wairarapa region. The workshop, which was run […]

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