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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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Consultation on North Island freshwater eels

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Consultation on North Island freshwater eels

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Consultation on North Island freshwater eels Fisheries New Zealand has started public consultation today on catch limits for North Island freshwater eels. This includes the shortfin eel and the longfin eel in all Quota Management Areas across the North Island.

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Kaikōura earthquake research results presentation

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura earthquake research results presentation

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikōura earthquake research results presentation Fisheries New Zealand, Te Korowai, and the Kaikōura Marine Guardians are hosting an event for people to come along and hear researchers talk about the impacts of the earthquakes on Kaikōura’s marine environment.

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Jail sentence for recidivist pāua poacher

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Jail sentence for recidivist pāua poacher

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Jail sentence for recidivist pāua poacher The jailing of a man over pāua poaching offences sends a strong message that the illegal gathering and selling of pāua on the black market will not be tolerated, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

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Salvinia eradication underway at Papamoa, Tauranga

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Salvinia eradication underway at Papamoa, Tauranga

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Salvinia eradication underway at Papamoa, Tauranga Today, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) started work to eradicate salvinia, one of the world’s worst aquatic weeds, from the Wairakei Stream at Papamoa. Salvinia is an unwanted organism and notifiable organism under the Biosecurity Act, meaning […]

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Precautionary biosecurity seizure of plant material from the United States

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Precautionary biosecurity seizure of plant material from the United States

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Precautionary biosecurity seizure of plant material from the United States The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is taking precautionary action to protect New Zealand from potential biosecurity risk by ordering the seizure of plant material at 5 affected apple and stone fruit nurseries […]

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MPI releasing historical compliance reports

By   /  May 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MPI releasing historical compliance reports

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: MPI releasing historical compliance reports The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is releasing historical reports dealing with compliance risk profiling of the Southern Blue Whiting fishery that were designed to better inform fisheries management practices and, in turn, raise compliance levels.

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Latest NZ Total Diet Study gives more insight on what we’re eating

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Latest NZ Total Diet Study gives more insight on what we’re eating

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Latest NZ Total Diet Study gives more insight on what we’re eating New Zealand Food Safety (a unit of the Ministry for Primary Industries) has today published the results for the 2016 New Zealand Total Diet Study (TDS), which shows the food New […]

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Mānuka honey definition research published in international science journal

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mānuka honey definition research published in international science journal

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Mānuka honey definition research published in international science journal Research undertaken and led by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to develop a scientifically robust definition for mānuka honey has just been published in a leading international scientific journal.

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Fine for failing to declare risky plants

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fine for failing to declare risky plants

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Fine for failing to declare risky plants The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) applauds the $3,300 fine dished out by the Mānukau District Court yesterday to an air traveller who deliberately failed to declare plant materials to quarantine officers.

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Shellfish biotoxin alert issued for parts of Bay of Islands

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert issued for parts of Bay of Islands

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

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Lack of risk management plan for storage of pig parts leads to significant fine for dairy and its owner

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Lack of risk management plan for storage of pig parts leads to significant fine for dairy and its owner

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Lack of risk management plan for storage of pig parts leads to significant fine for dairy and its owner The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says a serious financial penalty handed down to a Christchurch dairy and its owner for unlawfully storing unregulated […]

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Marine biotoxin in shellfish warning issued for parts of the Marlborough Sounds

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Marine biotoxin in shellfish warning issued for parts of the Marlborough Sounds

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Marine biotoxin in shellfish warning issued for parts of the Marlborough Sounds The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Kenepuru Sound and inner Pelorus Sound, extending outward to Tawero Point and Opani-aputa Point.

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