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Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Northland district

By   /  August 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Northland district

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Northland district Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in Northland has tested positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It’s the first time the disease has been found in this region. 

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Scholarship opportunities for fisheries science students

By   /  August 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Scholarship opportunities for fisheries science students

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Scholarship opportunities for fisheries science students Science is fundamental to the management of our important marine environment. To keep our marine environment healthy into the future we will need more, and different science to what we have today.

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Have your say on pāua and crayfish rule changes

By   /  August 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Have your say on pāua and crayfish rule changes

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Have your say on pāua and crayfish rule changes Fisheries New Zealand is consulting on rule changes for recreational fishers to support wider measures to make sure that fishing for crayfish and pāua in the upper South Island is sustainable.

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Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Tasman district

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Tasman district

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Tasman district Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in the Tasman district as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It’s the first time the disease has been found in this region.

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Amended shellfish biotoxin warning for the Kenepuru and inner Pelorus Sound

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Amended shellfish biotoxin warning for the Kenepuru and inner Pelorus Sound

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Amended shellfish biotoxin warning for the Kenepuru and inner Pelorus Sound The Ministry for Primary Industries today reduced the area subject to a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Kenepuru and inner Pelorus Sound.  The warning now includes only Nydia Bay […]

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Managing in mud – MPI reminds farmers to seek help and protect animal welfare

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Managing in mud – MPI reminds farmers to seek help and protect animal welfare

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Managing in mud – MPI reminds farmers to seek help and protect animal welfare Wet and muddy conditions are to be expected on farms at this time of year, with slow pasture growth, rain and when feeding winter crops. The Ministry for Primary […]

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Further shellfish biotoxin alerts

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Further shellfish biotoxin alerts

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Further shellfish biotoxin alerts The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the entire Bay of Islands, extending to the outer heads between Cape Wiwiki to Cape Brett.  

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More regions acting on erosion control with extra funding awarded

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on More regions acting on erosion control with extra funding awarded

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: More regions acting on erosion control with extra funding awarded The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has welcomed the Nelson City and Marlborough District councils into the Hill Country Erosion Fund (HCEF) following a special funding boost round held in June.

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At-risk imported apple and stonefruit material to be contained or destroyed

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on At-risk imported apple and stonefruit material to be contained or destroyed

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: At-risk imported apple and stonefruit material to be contained or destroyed At-risk apple and stonefruit plant material imported from a United States (US) testing facility must be appropriately contained or destroyed to protect New Zealand from biosecurity risk, says the Ministry for Primary […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert (extended) – Taranaki and Waikato region

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert (extended) – Taranaki and Waikato region

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert (extended) – Taranaki and Waikato region The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today extended the public health warning against collecting shellfish on the west coast of the North Island in the Taranaki and Waikato region. The warning now extends from […]

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Trans-Tasman cooperation on biosecurity risk detection technology

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Trans-Tasman cooperation on biosecurity risk detection technology

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Trans-Tasman cooperation on biosecurity risk detection technology Head of Biosecurity New Zealand, Roger Smith, and Deputy Secretary responsible for Australian biosecurity, Lyn O’Connell, meet in Canberra today to exchange letters of cooperation between the 2 countries on exploring emerging technologies to better manage […]

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MPI welcomes Psa appeal

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MPI welcomes Psa appeal

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: MPI welcomes Psa appeal A notice of appeal has been filed in the Court of Appeal against the High Court’s decision in the Psa litigation. The Crown appeal seeks to clarify the scope for government regulators to be sued in negligence. 

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Report on statistics on the use of animals in research, testing, and teaching for 2016

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Report on statistics on the use of animals in research, testing, and teaching for 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Report on statistics on the use of animals in research, testing, and teaching for 2016 The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released the latest figures for the use of animals in research, testing and teaching. The 2016 statistics reflect the number of […]

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Proposed fisheries bylaws for the Horokaka Mātaitai Reserve, Mahia

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed fisheries bylaws for the Horokaka Mātaitai Reserve, Mahia

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed fisheries bylaws for the Horokaka Mātaitai Reserve, Mahia Regulation 28(1) of the Fisheries (Kaimoana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998 allows the Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki of the Horokaka Mātaitai Reserve, Mahia, to make bylaws restricting or prohibiting the take of fisheries resources for the purpose […]

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Scallop fishery closure

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Scallop fishery closure

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Scallop fishery closure Fisheries New Zealand has announced today that The Marlborough Sounds, Tasman Bay, Golden Bay and Port Underwood will continue to be closed to scallop fishing for the 2018/19 season, from 15 July 2018.

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Food safety culture in good shape but more to do

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Food safety culture in good shape but more to do

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Food safety culture in good shape but more to do The Food Safety Assurance and Advisory Council (FSAAC) and New Zealand Food Safety (part of the Ministry for Primary Industries) today released research into the food safety culture in New Zealand food businesses. 

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Psa litigation

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Psa litigation

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Psa litigation The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has received the High Court’s decision on the long-running Psa litigation. We are now carefully considering its findings and implications for current and future biosecurity activities.

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Kaikōura earthquake research results presented

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura earthquake research results presented

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikōura earthquake research results presented Fisheries New Zealand, Te Korowai, and the Kaikōura Marine Guardians hosted an event last night for researchers to present the findings of their research into the effects of the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake on the marine environment.

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Commercial fishermen convicted and fined after set net blocks entrance to Symonds Bay

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Commercial fishermen convicted and fined after set net blocks entrance to Symonds Bay

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Commercial fishermen convicted and fined after set net blocks entrance to Symonds Bay Two commercial fishermen have been convicted and fined after a commercial set net was found to be blocking off almost all of the entrance to Symonds Bay in the Manukau […]

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NAIT understanding improving but further progress to be made

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on NAIT understanding improving but further progress to be made

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: NAIT understanding improving but further progress to be made Joint Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and NAIT Ltd compliance operations have greater understanding amongst farmers of the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme but some are continuing to break the rules.

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