Three groups of recreational divers face prosecution after being nabbed with a total of almost 400 illegally caught pāua in the Wellington region over the weekend.
The results of a study investigating a new wood processing facility at Ngawha, Northland have been released today by Northland Inc, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the Ministry for Primary Industries.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has intercepted another illegal black market meat operation.
A Ministry for Primary Industries quarantine officer was shocked to discover eight very large crabs were still alive when he removed them from an international passenger's chilly bin.
Two weeks after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, relocation efforts continue of affected pāua along the Kaikōura coast.
Research will get underway next week to determine the impact of the Kaikōura earthquake on the local rock lobster (crayfish) stock.
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will implement two new improvements to the Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP) in the coming months.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has welcomed the signing of an arrangement with China that will benefit the organic food industry for both countries.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has intercepted a large-scale illegal home kill operation in the greater Auckland region.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be working with community volunteers and iwi to relocate a small amount of pāua at Goose Bay, Kaikōura.