A grant of up to $50,000 from the Irrigation Acceleration Fund will see economic growth opportunities for the Bay of Plenty identified through a water study focused on effective water use and sustainable options for development in the region.
Regulations for the digital monitoring of commercial fishing activity were gazetted today, bringing in important changes to how commercial fishing activity is monitored and reported.
A number of Whakakī Lake catchment residents are being asked what they think can be done to improve the productivity and sustainability of the Whakakī catchment and lake area to help create economic diversity, jobs and environmental benefits in the region.
No Bonamia ostreae has been detected in the Ministry for Primary Industries’ latest testing of the Bluff wild oyster fishery.
MPI today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from all of Akaroa Harbour.
A Christchurch customs broking firm has been convicted and fined $3,000 for a false customs declaration that had the potential to create a serious biosecurity breach.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is taking more time to review submissions to its consultation on the definition of mānuka honey.
The first group of Northland farmers have started working with mentor farmers to raise their on-farm productivity, sustainability and profit as part of the Extension 350 initiative.
The second week of operational activity to remove flat oysters from Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island continues to progress well. The oysters are being removed in a bid to halt the spread of Bonamia ostreae to the Foveaux Strait wild fisheries.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Department of Conservation (DOC) are stepping up the fight against myrtle rust with the introduction today of legal restrictions on the movement of myrtle species plants and green waste out of an area of the Taranaki region.