Friday, 22 March 2019 12:01

Fruit fly controls lifted

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.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:36

Not so wild about pines

Concerns about the continued spread of wilding pines are coming from both ends of the country.

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West Coast milk processor Westland Milk is supporting an end to open entry provisions the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA).

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:25

MPI dismisses pig disease fears

New Zealand Pork is questioning whether New Zealand is doing enough to protect against deadly diseases.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 09:55

Challenges ahead for primary exporters

MPI is focussed on the worst-case scenario of a no deal Brexit.

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Thursday, 14 February 2019 09:10

Tasman fires: Look after stock — MPI

Rural communities in the Tasman District are being offered advice and support from the Ministry for Primary Industries to look after themselves and their animals.

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The Ministry for Primary Industries and volunteer groups have come together to protect animal welfare in the Tasman District fires response.

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:55

Bigger push to tame pest weed

The Ministry for Primary Industries has ramped up its efforts to contain the invasive weed velvetleaf.

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Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:19

MPI promises more action

MPI says it will do more inspecting of imported ovine germplasm to meet industry concerns.

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Tuesday, 05 February 2019 09:32

Ban sheep semen imports — breeders

A group of sheep breeders are calling on MPI to reverse the 2016 relaxation of the rules on importation of sheep and goat germplasm.

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