DairyNZ, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries have endorsed the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, marking New Zealand’s commitment towards global sustainable dairy development.
Further surveillance of the wild flat oyster fishery in Foveaux Strait for Bonamia ostreae will begin later this month.
A Canterbury diesel mechanic and well-known local fisherman is to undergo electronic monitoring for 4 months after pleading guilty to running a lengthy black market pāua and rock lobster operation.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is surveying recreational fishers across the country to help build a picture of recreational catch.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced changes to catch limits and sustainability measures for 18 fish stocks as part of the regular twice-yearly fisheries sustainability review.
The Ministry for Primary Industries' testing programme for Mycoplasma bovis continues at pace with over 15,000 tests now completed by MPI's Animal Health Laboratory at Wallaceville.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has found a new area infected with the fungal plant disease myrtle rust.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is trialling new hologram technology to educate international travellers about the importance of biosecurity at the border.
A bug-sniffing detector dog introduced by the Ministry for Primary Industries will help stop the potentially devastating brown marmorated stink bug from making a home in New Zealand.
Funding from the Regional Growth Programme of up to $800,000 for 3-D aerial mapping of Northland will provide the region's primary industries with highly accurate, free data to make better informed business decisions.