Displaying items by tag: Ministry for Primary Industries

Monday, 22 June 2020 12:16

$3 million boost for catchment improvements

New Zealand’s waterways are getting a $3 million boost from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

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A new $1 million project will develop a new information system to help shape the genetics powering New Zealand's dairy sector.

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Thursday, 23 April 2020 14:49

Small forest owners urged to complete survey

MPI is wanting to provide guidance around potential contracts signed by small forest owners – many of whom are farm foresters.

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Wednesday, 22 April 2020 09:55

MPI’s hotline runs hot

MPI has received hundreds of calls from businesses in the food and beverage sectoring wanting to ensure that they are correctly complying with COVID-19 requirements.

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Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:39

Higher hygiene standards critical

MPI boss Ray Smith has appealed to all those involved in food and beverage processing to be meticulous about hygiene.

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The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be visiting packhouses and other horticultural operations across the country from today.

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A farm with five or fewer staff and observing social distancing among workers need not register as an essential business.

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Wednesday, 25 March 2020 13:26

COVID-19: New MPI register for safe practice 

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has set up a register for safe practice in the sector, with registrations due this Friday.

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Wednesday, 25 March 2020 10:09

Primary exports hit, but outlook strong

Primary sector export returns will take a $1.3 billion hit from COVID-19, but there is some good news.

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Thursday, 19 March 2020 12:58

Locally-grown feed available - Feds

Latest forecasts suggest New Zealand’s arable farmers have to date been less affected than other primary industry sectors by COVID-19 and the drought.

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