MPI is seeking public information about a potential fish-abandonment incident at Waikawau Bay on the Thames Coast of Coromandel Peninsula.
MPI is extending its food safety warning on imported coconut milk products and coconut milk powder to include new products.
A fisher in the Hauraki Gulf got a nasty surprise yesterday (1 October) when fishery officers seized his boat for ignoring recreational scallop dredging rules.
Paua at Kawerua Beach have been under pressure again with fishery officers finding gatherers this week with many times more than the daily limit of paua.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is calling for input from food businesses and providers into new food safety rules.
MPI is pleased with the actions of a commercial fishing skipper who reported a large accidental loss of fish, southeast of Great Barrier Island.
MPI is extending its food safety warning on imported coconut milk products to include an instant coconut milk powder product and a coconut juice product.
MPI has released a report on the economic impacts to the primary sector of the heavy rain and flooding that affected the western North Island in June.
The National Policy Direction for Pest Management has come into effect.
A new Primary Growth Partnership Programme has been launched, which will research producing a new class of premium lamb products with improved health qualities.