The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with pet industry stakeholders and biosecurity agencies to improve the management of the domestic trade in pets that have the potential to become pests.
A new collaboration between The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), announced today, aims to deliver premiums for New Zealand’s strong wool sector.
A dried cow pat presented by an arriving air passenger rates as one of the most unusual biosecurity interceptions of the summer so far, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.
MPI confirms that all restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in Manurewa, Auckland, due to the Tau fly, have been lifted as of 2.26 pm on Sunday 7 February.
No further Tau flies have been found. The farmers’ market will run as usual at Northcrest Way and Maich Rd, Manurewa. Restrictions on the movement of some fruits and vegetables remain in place.
No further Tau flies have been found.
New minimum standards and best practice guidelines for the management of domestic horses and donkeys have been developed in a new code of welfare.
Work continues following last week's discovery of a single Tau fly in one of the Ministry’s fruit fly surveillance traps.
MPI field staff set an additional 95 traps as a Tau fly investigation continues in the Auckland suburb of Manurewa. Controls on the movement of fruits and vegetables remain in place.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from Onapua Bay, in the Tory Channel area of the Marlborough Sounds.