The Ministry for Primary Industries has confirmed that myrtle rust has been found in Palmerston North – the first find in the Manawatu region.
New Zealand's primary industry exports are forecast to rise nearly 11% in the year ending June 2018 to $42.2 billion.
MPI is reminding consumers to take care when drinking raw unpasteurised milk as raw milk is a high-risk food.
MPI has found 2 more larvae of the Culex sitiens mosquito in the Kawau Parau Inlet, north of Helensville.
Bee colony losses in New Zealand continue to be significantly lower than many other countries, survey shows.
MPI’s National Saltmarsh Mosquito Surveillance Programme has found larvae from an exotic mosquito species, Culex sitiens, near the Kaipara Harbour.
A multi-agency fisheries compliance operation along the North Island’s east coast has uncovered a range of offending including non-reporting of commercial crayfish.
New Zealand pork and pork products will soon be served up on dining tables in Australia, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced today.
A Northland commercial fisherman has been fined a total of $6,000 for under-reporting his commercial grey mullet catch.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has directed a fourth bulk carrier from Japan to leave New Zealand waters following the discovery of brown marmorated stink bug aboard the vessel.