The graduation of 23 new quarantine officers will help protect New Zealand and relieve peak-time congestion at the country’s main international airports, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.
A free workshop in Wellington will help business owners understand the new Food Act and have a chance to influence how they follow the rules in a second workshop on the same day.
Local people and groups are invited to have their say on proposals that aim to ensure the long-term sustainability of rock lobster populations throughout the CRA5 fishery in Canterbury and Marlborough.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is inviting local people and organisations to have their say on the CRA3 (Gisborne) rock lobster fishery.
Today MPI has announced a $345,500 funding boost for the Mayfield Hinds Irrigation Scheme.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is on high alert to stop the invasive brown marmorated stink bug from making a home in New Zealand.
Thirteen research projects have received funding approvals totalling $3.1 million through MPI’s Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) research programme.
Ministry for Primary Industries Director-General, Martyn Dunne, says he accepts the findings of an independent review conducted by Queen’s Counsel Michael Heron into 3 MPI fisheries compliance operations.
Low-traffic quarantine facilities may be reduced under the latest move by the Ministry for Primary Industries to stop unwanted pests and diseases from entering New Zealand.
MPI’s Sustainable Farming Fund 2017/18 funding round closed on 8 September.