MPI runs or supports awareness and education campaigns to help inform the public about specific topics, often to help stop the spread of pests and diseases.

Declare or dispose – coming to New Zealand

An ongoing campaign educating visitors and immigrants about bringing goods (like meat, fruit, wooden items, and outdoor equipment) to New Zealand.

Food safety

Helping New Zealanders understand how to keep themselves and their families safe from illnesses caused by food. Information covers food safety in the home, at events, and at school – with specific information for vulnerable people.


Educating recreational fishers about local fishing rules and limits to ensure our fisheries are used sustainably and make sure there will be fish today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.

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