An American traveller had her Easter visit to New Zealand cut short when she failed to declare a suitcase packed with fruit and vegetables to Christchurch biosecurity officers.
Scientists have used some surprising and ingenious methods to get Greenshell™ mussels to breed in captivity and their efforts could soon be worth $200 million a year to the New Zealand economy.
As rural Bay of Plenty braces itself for more heavy rainfall today, MPI is working alongside CDEM, the local Rural Support Trust, Federated Farmers, industry bodies and volunteers to help farmers and growers get through the floods.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey, which is essential to maintaining New Zealand mānuka honey’s premium position in overseas markets.
An Auckland man has landed a bill for what's possibly the most expensive meal of pāua ever, after being fined $8,500 for buying the shellfish on the black market.
MPI and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are working together to address a confirmed find of the fungal plant disease myrtle rust on Kermadec pohutukawa trees on Raoul Island.
The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has today released a report on animal welfare issues associated with selective breeding in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has launched an investigation after the discovery of 2 dead Hector’s dolphins in separate parts of the country.
A biofouled vessel ordered to leave Tauranga earlier this month has been allowed to return after being cleaned outside New Zealand, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Call for nominees for Emerging Primary Industries Leaders Scholarship.