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2017-2018 SFF Guide to applying through the MPI Grants Portal

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A Guide to Classifying Land for forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A Guide to Homekill and Recreational Catch

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A guide to Look-up Tables for Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A guide to Mapping Forest Land for the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A Guide to the Erosion Control Funding Programme (East Coast)

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A Guide to the Field Measurement Approach for Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme

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A Guide to the Permanent Forest Sink Initiative (PFSI)

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A Guide to Tree Weed Exemptions

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Actinidia (kiwifruit) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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ACVM Guideline for Good Manufacturing Practice

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Adequate Monitoring - NAEAC Guidelines for Animal Ethics Committees

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Adverse Event Reporting Programme for Agricultural Chemicals: ACVM Guideline

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AECS’ use of teleconferencing to assess protocols - NAEAC Guidelines

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Agricultural Chemical Product Data Sheet Guidance

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Animal Products Act 1999 Statement of Policy: Operator Responsibilities during Registration of a Risk Management Programme (Version 1)

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Animal Products Industry Guidelines for Risk Organism Preparedness and Response

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Appendix IX.4: Generic HACCP Plan for Slaughter, Dressing, Portioning and Deboning of Chicken (Broilers)

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Application process - Change to RLP Laboratory

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Application process - New RLP Laboratory

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Application templates used by Animal Ethics Committees - NAEAC Guidelines

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 1 - Aquaculture planning and consent

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 2 - Managing demand on the coastal marine area

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 3 - Aquaculture regulation-making power

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance note 4 - Re-consenting Aquaculture

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Guidance overview - An overview

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Aquaculture legislative reforms 2011 Technical Guidance note 5 - Mechanisms for managing allocation of coastal space

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Aquaculture Planning Fund Framework

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Audit Standard - What has changed?

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Avoiding Duplication - NAEAC Guidelines

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BACC Applications - Common Issues

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Baggage handler guide to checking Air Containers

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Campylobacter Troubleshooting Guidance

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Castanea and Castanopsis (chestnut) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Certification mark for wood packaging standard - What has changed?

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Certified Suppliers and Certified Game Estate Suppliers of Wild and Game Estate Animals

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Changes to MPI plant health and environment laboratory costs

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Citrus testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Civil emergency advice for manufacturers operating under Risk Management Programmes (RMP) and Food Safety Programmes (FSP)

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Class Determination Request Guideline

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Clean boats living seas boaties guide 2013

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Co-Management Information/Agreement Pack For Port Companies managing empty sea containers on behalf of the Ministry for Primary Industries.

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Coffee machines and other equipment that require pre-boiled water

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Complaints and appeals guidelines for exporters of live animals and germplasm

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Completion of Application for MPI Certificate for Non-Animal Derived and Animal Derived Food Products to Thailand - Guideline

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Compliance Guide to the Food Standard: Tutin in Honey

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Corylus (hazelnut) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Country specific guideline for New Zealand importing timber to Australia

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Coversheet for Guidance Document: Approval Memorandum for Tracking System Template

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CTO direction to biosecurity inspectors pursuant to s104 (1) of the Biosecurity Act

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Dairy industry guidelines for risk organism preparedness and response

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Decision Tree for Market Access Fees: Live Animal and Germplasm Exports

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Deemed Value Guidelines

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Donations of food from commercial sources

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Draft supplemented food standard user guide

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During an emergency: minimise food and water spoilage

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East Coast Forestry Project Grant Guidelines

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eBACCA tracking application FAQs

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Emergency Management - NAEAC Guidelines

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Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) system user guide

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Ensuring Export Wine Samples are Representative of Exported Product

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Erosion Control Funding Programme - Questions and Answers July 2014

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Establishing a small forest - small forestry management 5

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Explanatory guidance document for distinguishing marks on phytosanitary certificates

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Export Performance-Based Verification Reporting - Guidance

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Fan volume calculation

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FAQ ACVM beginners

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Fees for ACVM regulated and discretionary services

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Field Measurement Approach - On-line user guide

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Field Measurement Approach Information Standard

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Field measurement approach On-line User Guide

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Field Measurement Approach Standard

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Food Act 2014: Scope of operations – sector mapping

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Food Labelling Guide - Appendices

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Food Labelling Guide - full document

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Food Labelling Guide - Introduction section

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 1 Labelling Overview

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 10 Directions for use and Storage

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 11 Nutrition Information

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 12 Percentage Labelling

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 13 Genetically Modified Food Declarations

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 14 Irradiated Food Declarations

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 15 Summary Checklist

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 2 Quantity Marking Requirements

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 3 Labelling Requirement

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 4 Exempt Food

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 5 Product-Specific Labelling

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 6 Identification and Legibility

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 7 Warning Statements

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 8 Statement of Ingredients

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Food Labelling Guide - Section 9 Date Marking

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Food safety and animal welfare guidance if spreading rocks and minerals from drilling oil and gas wells on land

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Food safety guidance for preparing food for large groups during emergency situations

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Food safety tips during and after an emergency - Korean

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Food safety tips for selling food at occasional events

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Food-safety-guidance on preparing food during an emergency - Chinese

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Formation and use of subcommittees by animal ethics committees - NAEAC guidelines

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Fragaria (strawberry) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Framework Standard - What has changed?

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General Guidelines for incoming specimens for Testing - Animal Health Laboratory

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Generic HACCP application: Production of fruit wine, cider, mead

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Generic HACCP application: Production of grape wine

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Good Practice Guide for the use of animals in research, testing and teaching

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Grants Portal Quick Reference Guide

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Guidance document – Phase 3 mushroom growing medium

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Guidance Document: An Overview of the Animal Products Act 1999

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Guidance for Alcoholic Beverage Claims and Statements

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 1: Listeria Management and Glossary

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 2: Good Operating Practices

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 3: Monitoring Activities

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Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-eat Foods Part 4: Corrective Actions

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Guidance for veterinarians dealing with cases of suspected or actual animal abuse and family violence

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Guidance on MPI Approved Organisations with Multiple Operational Sites

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Guidance on permanent waivers for Field Management Approach (FMA) participants

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Guide for Lay Members of Animal Ethics Committees 2007 Lay Members

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Guide for sachet use in monitoring methyl bromide fumigations

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Guide to assessing the effects of aquaculture activities on fisheries resources

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Guide to establishing and operating a marine farm in New Zealand

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Guide to the Preparation of Codes of Ethical Conduct

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Guide to writing SPS notifications

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Guideline for Dairy Export Containers subject to Official Assurances Re-opened by NZ Customs Service

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Guidelines for Completing the Egg RMP

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Guidelines for Risk Management Programme Template - Inshore Vessels Fish Filleting

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Guidelines for the Welfare of Livestock from which Blood is Harvested for Commercial and Research Purposes

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Health Star Rating (HSR) Industry Kit

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Help stop black-grass

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Homekill: Activities occurring at the "same premises or place"

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How to determine the shelf life of food - Guidance document

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Humulus (hop) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Importing Food into New Zealand

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Indigenous Forestry Sustainable Management: A Guide to preparing draft Sustainable Forest Management Plans, Sustainable Forest Management Permit Applications and Annual Logging Plans

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Indigenous Forestry: Measuring Indigenous trees and logs - A Field Guide

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Information for processors using imported frozen berries

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Instructions for filling out the Food Safety Clearance application

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Interim Labelling Guide for Mānuka Honey

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Ipomoea (sweet potato/kumara) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Irrigation Acceleration Fund (IAF) Guidelines for Applicants

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Irrigation Acceleration Fund Good Practice Guidelines

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IVA Standard - What has changed?

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Juglans (walnut) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Making Uncooked Salami (Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat or UCFM)

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Malus (apple) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Manual for Animal Product Processing Risk Management Programme

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Māori Agribusiness: Pathway to increased productivity

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Mapping verification topics to the deemed template

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Meeting requirements as a Registered Food Importer

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Meeting the requirements of the National Policy Direction for Pest Management 2015

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Mercury Certification Guide

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MPI fish-farm licence application guidelines

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MPI Grants Portal 2016-2017 Sustainable Farming Fund Round

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MPI Guidelines for Approving Co-Management and Equivalent System Applications

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MPI Multi-Use Number Scheme (AF9)

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MPI Procedures for Risk Screening FAK Sea Containers

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Multi-Site Transitional Facility (MTF) System Information Pack

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NAWAC guideline 01: Approach to consideration of draft codes of welfare

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NAWAC guideline 02: Dealing with practices which might be inconsistent with the spirit of the Animal Welfare Act

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NAWAC guideline 03: Setting minimum standards where section 73(3) applies [Revoked]

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NAWAC guideline 04: Process for the development of codes of welfare

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NAWAC guideline 05: Role of science in setting animal welfare standards

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NAWAC guideline 06: Wider issues relevant to setting minimum standards

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NAWAC guideline 07: Taking account of society’s ethical values, technical viewpoints and public opinion

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NAWAC guideline 08: Balancing animal welfare needs

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NAWAC guideline 09: Assessing the welfare performance of restraining and kill traps

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NAWAC guideline 10: Phasing out one animal management system in favour of another

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NAWAC guideline 11: Principles of consultation

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NAWAC guideline 12: Prioritisation framework

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NAWAC guideline 13: Recommending regulations where section 183A(2) applies

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NAWAC guideline 14: Determining level of intervention

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Nitrous Oxide Chamber Methodology Guidelines

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Notes for the Farmed Mammal Supplier Statement - Petfood Combined Form

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Notice to Shipping: New Zealand's Measures for Asian Gypsy Moth on Vessels - for 2015 flight season

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Organisation Requirements Standard - What has changed?

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Over the Fence: Designing extension programmes to bring about practice change

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Pest Freedom Survey Standard - What has changed?

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Phytosanitary Certificate Standard - What has changed?

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Phytosanitary Inspection Standard - What has changed?

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Primary Growth Partnership - Guidelines for Co-investors version 4.4

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Prioritisation of plant germplasm import health standard requests 2016-17

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Prioritising urgent EBACCA applications

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Procedure for approval of novel technologies, alternative premises and equipment designs

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Processed Animal Manure Products - Guidance document

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Protocol for Testing for the Presence of Genetically Modified Plant Material - Plant Import Requirement

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Prunus (stonefruit) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Pyrus (pear) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers - Procedures and Record Templates

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Release of Fish or Fish Product Detained or Recalled for Marine Biotoxin Reasons Guide

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Reopening a food business after a power cut or civil emergency - checklist

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Reopening a food business after a power cut or civil emergency - Important advice to cafes, restaurants and food retailers

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Research and Science Information Standard for New Zealand Fisheries

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Restarting a food business after an emergency – checklist

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Ribes (currant) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Risk Management under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997: Overview

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Rubus (raspberries, blackberries & hybridberries) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Sea Container Hygiene System - An Equivalence System Information Pack

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Site Visit - NAEAC Guidelines

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Six Steps to your Wine Standards Management Plan

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Solanum (potato) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Standards and Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of indigenous forests (fifth edition)

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Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) Applicant Guidelines

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Sustainable Farming Fund - 2016/17 round applicant guidelines

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Sustainable Farming Fund 2017/18 Applicant Guidelines

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Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) Research - Application Guidelines 2017/18

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Systematic review of a food-health relationship

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Target land and land use capability classes

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Technical Manual on Respiration Chamber Designs

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Temporary Transitional Facilities for Sea Containers - Procedure for application and approval

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The Farmer Representatives Animal Welfare Toolkit

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The New Zealand Fund for Global Partnerships in Livestock Emissions Research Rules and Guidelines for Applicants Stage 1: Expressions of Interest

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Theileria Veterinary Handbook

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Timetable for moving to the Food Act 2014

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Tips for safe food during/after an emergency

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Top 5 food safety factors

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Using NABIS layers – marine farm assessment

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Vaccinium (blueberry) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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Verification frequency guidance - Food Act 2014

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Verification topic outcomes

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Verification topics mapped to template food control plan

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Vet Bonding Scheme - MPI Grants Portal: Getting Started Guide

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Veterinary Medicine Registration in New Zealand ACVM Information Requirements No 1

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VetPak Section 1 The role of the veterinarian in an animal welfare investigation

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VetPak Section 2 Concepts and assessment of pain and distress

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VetPak Section 3 Being a witness

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VetPak Section 4 Legal standards, powers and protection

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VetPak Section 5 Technical information

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VetPak: Information pack for veterinarians involved in an animal welfare investigation

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Vitis (grapevine) testing manual - Post-entry quarantine

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What to do if your food business is without a gas supply

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What to expect from MPI when notifying a self-substantiated food health relationship to FSANZ: A step-by-step guide for food businesses

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Wine E-Cert: changes to Export Eligibility Statement format and numbering system

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