More questions are being asked about the Government’s contentious $10 million loan to Westland.
New Zealand Pork is questioning whether New Zealand is doing enough to protect against deadly diseases.
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.
The Ministry for Primary Industries and volunteer groups have come together to protect animal welfare in the Tasman District fires response.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has ramped up its efforts to contain the invasive weed velvetleaf.
A group of sheep breeders are calling on MPI to reverse the 2016 relaxation of the rules on importation of sheep and goat germplasm.
A report due to be officially released in a few weeks from MPI’s Mycoplasma bovis technical advisory group (TAG) is expected to confirm the TAG’s optimism that the disease can be eradicated.
He’s only been in the job a month or so, but already Ray Smith has been on the road meeting staff and stakeholders and rapidly coming to grips with his new role.