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.
MPI has completed an investigation into an animal welfare complaint regarding jersey cows being transported across Cook Strait in March this year.
MPI honorary fishery officers caught a woman with 30 undersized snapper at Little Huia on the Manukau Harbour on the weekend (11 April).
Leeston dairy farmer Clyde McIntosh today pleaded guilty to three charges brought under the Animal Welfare Act by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)
A Waihi man who obtained a customary permit to try and justify his paua poaching near Whangamata pleaded guilty to fishery offences in the Waihi District Court.
MPI remains confident that the isolated population of Queensland fruit fly will be eradicated from Auckland.
New Zealand aquaculture will be getting stronger mussels, thanks to some heavyweight Kiwi science underway in Nelson.
Two wriggly beagle puppies will spend their first Easter as trainee biosecurity detector dogs.