MPI website disclaimer

Find out about the terms and conditions on the use of this website.

Sources of information on the MPI website

This website contains information obtained from:

  • within New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)
  • third-party sources and websites
  • sources commissioned by MPI.

All the information on this website is subject to change without notice.

MPI endeavours to the best of its ability and knowledge to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and current. However, we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or content of material on this website.

The information is not legal advice

The contents of this website should not be construed as legal advice. Visitors to this website should take specific advice from qualified professionals before undertaking any action as a result of information accessed on this website.

The information provided on this website does not replace or alter the laws of New Zealand, or alter any other official guidelines or requirements.

Disclaimer about commercial references 

Reference to a specific commercial product, process, or service, whether by trade or company name, trademark or otherwise, does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the New Zealand Government or the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Links to third-party websites

MPI does not accept any liability for the accuracy or content of information on this website that belongs to third parties, nor for the accuracy or content of any third-party website that you may access via a hyperlink from this site.

Links to other websites should not be taken as endorsement or recommendation of those sites or products offered on those sites. This includes websites that may host our content (for example, video files on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook).

We don't endorse advertising, related material, or other content you may view on such sites while accessing our content. When visiting other websites, refer to the terms and conditions of use, privacy, and copyright policies of those sites.

Links from other sites to this one

You are welcome to create a hyperlink from another website to this one. However, the link must not be presented on your website in any context that implies that a Ministry for Primary Industries website has an association with your site, or that we endorse your site or product.

Use of MPI trademarks

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ logo, and any other MPI trademark or logo, may not be used on your site without our prior written permission.

Persons listed who work independently

MPI and the Crown are not liable for any costs, loss, or damage whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from any services provided by any persons listed who work independently of MPI.

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