Compliance staff from DOC, Environment Southland (ES) and MPI were patrolling in southern Fiordland for 4 days in April.
A Polish gardener is facing prosecution for smuggling plants in his underpants into New Zealand.
A woman who appeared in the Manukau District Court had her $128,000 car forfeited to the Crown after pleading guilty to poaching a huge haul of shellfish.
Owner of Northland property convicted for ill treatment of animals.
MPI says it is today relaxing the fruit and vegetable movement controls for some households in the centre of Auckland’s fruit fly zone.
On 1 July 2015, updated fees and changes to the way the MPI recovers costs for its services from businesses and industries will come into effect.
A convicted animal welfare offender was disqualified from owning stock for 20 years and fined $7,500 on a new charge in Whangarei District Court in April.
A Waitara man has lost his high court appeal against a conviction of selling illegally processed wild goat meat for human consumption.
MPI seized two vehicles after catching eight people with more than 10,000 cockles leaving an estuary north of Christchurch on Monday (20 April).
MPI has successfully prosecuted 15 meat wholesalers/retailers and three company directors for the non-compliant use of sulphites/sulphur dioxide in raw meat.