Construction of the country’s new high-level biocontainment laboratory in Wallaceville is proceeding at pace with the foundations, some of the steel framework and the vital earthquake protection now in place.
The public is being asked for its views on a proposed extension to the current ban on collecting shellfish and seaweed along the Kaikōura and Cape Campbell coastlines.
MPI has named its first litter of a super breed of biosecurity detector puppies.
New Zealand has taken its fight against marine pests up a step, formally joining an international agreement on the management of ships' ballast water.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the Northland east coast area between Cape Brett in the north to Taiharuru Head in the south.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is reminding people of the importance of the 3C’s – Clean, Cook and Chill – to make sure they can properly enjoy food over the holiday period.
A Canadian air passenger who tried to sneak her cat into Auckland was refused entry into New Zealand yesterday, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has filed charges against another person over the alleged abuse of bobby calves during the 2015 bobby calf season.
MPI is appealing to recreational fishers to fish responsibly in Kaikōura this summer to help the rock lobster (crayfish) fishery recover from the recent earthquakes.
Building an environmentally, socially & economically sustainable industry to meet the growing demand for sheep milk products is the goal of a new sheep milk Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme that has officially kicked off.