MPI and its dairy industry partners have decided to extend the current Mycoplasma bovis milk testing underway in Canterbury, Otago and Southland into a national milk surveillance programme.
MPI is seeking feedback on the annual review of catch limits and other management settings for the start of the April 2018 fishing year.
A Belgian air passenger has been forced to leave New Zealand after attempting to smuggle 3 sausages into Auckland.
MPI has introduced new treatment requirements to stop brown marmorated stink bugs arriving into New Zealand in sea containers from Italy.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) confirms that the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis is present on a farm in the Ashburton area.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Department of Conservation (DOC) are warning that they will continue to take a zero tolerance approach towards people who poach from the Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve north of Gisborne.
The Ministry for Primary Industries today has reduced the public health warning advising against collecting shellfish on the North Island west coast.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today launched a new summer food safety campaign that focuses on helping consumers from getting Campylobacter food poisoning at home by doing three simple things: clean, cook, chill.
On 6 December 2017 a dead female orca was brought up in the net of a deepwater trawl vessel 30 nautical miles northeast of Banks Peninsula.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today announced an investment of around $7.15 million in 28 new Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) projects.