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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News

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

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:55

All signs point to M. bovis eradication

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 08:55

MPI’s new boss hits the ground running

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 10:55

It’s looking like a good year

Primary sectors will have a good start to 2019, with horticulture the likely star performer for the year.

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