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Ministry for Primary Industries 19h
It’s Ice Cream Week, & we’ve always thought NZ ice cream tasted the best. And it turns out that musican Cher does, too. On Australian television, she recently declared “New Zealand is the best.” Wow! We'll raise a spoon to that. For more information:
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Department of Conservation 20h
Over 8,000 delegates, including representatives from , and , are attending the Conference, beginning the work to establish new global biodiversity targets for 2020:
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Ministry for Primary Industries 21h
MPI would like to thank SAFE for bringing this incident to our attention. Enquiries are underway to establish the people who were involved.
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Ministry for Primary Industries 21h
Are you an NZ scientist, early in your career, & interested in Antarctic marine science? Check out the (CCAMLR) Scientific Scholarship Scheme Contact Alistair Dunn Alistair.Dunn@mpi.govt.nz (NZ rep to the CCAMLR Scientific Committee) to discuss application
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 18
An eagle-eyed member of the public has helped our fishery officers to apprehend a group of divers who took excessive amounts of pāua and kina from an area east of the Coromandel. 517 kina and 123 undersized and excess pāua were seized. More information:
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 18
Our Mycoplasma bovis director, Geoff Gwyn, says that the M. bovis response is focused squarely on phased eradication, despite rumours to the contrary. You can read this article for more details.
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 18
We're getting tough with farmers breaking the rules on animal tracing, with 80 fines in the last few months
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 18
Media release: New biosecurity fines to be introduced Arriving vessels, transitional & containment facilities & cruise ship passengers will face new infringement offences for sloppy biosecurity practices that expose NZ to risk from harmful diseases & pests
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 18
Just sing out if you've got any questions we can help you with :)
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MetService Nov 18
Heavy Snow Warning for Central Otago and Southland. As snow is affecting these areas already, keep an eye on the latest Warnings and NZTA to see the state of the roads an any travels planned for today and tomorrow morning. Details in the link below. ^KL
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 16
Like humans, animals sometimes need antibiotics to fight off bacterial infections. All antibiotics registered for use in animals in New Zealand are rigorously assessed before being used. Find out how antibiotic use is controlled in New Zealand
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 16
Come and chat to our animal welfare staff & the SPCA at the Wellington Pet and Animal Expo! 10am-4pm daily at the Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua this weekend.
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New Zealand Customs (Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa) Nov 15
New Zealand's largest cocaine seizure: A joint international operation between NZ Customs, and has resulted in the seizure of approximately 190 kg of cocaine, and the arrest of a 41-year-old man in Australia.
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 15
We’re running a consultation on the review of the NAIT system. If you’re at the New Zealand Agricultural Show today at the Village Green, visit us for info. We’ve got guidance, consultation docs, and summary brochures.
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 15
We need your help to keep watch for the brown marmorated stink bug. If it gets to NZ, it could attack a wide range of crops and infest homes. If you’re at the in Chch, come & learn what to do if you think you ever see one. We’ll teach you how to identify them, too
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 15
Hi Mark, thank you for your interest. We provide weekly updates on the Mycoplasma bovis situation in our stakeholder update, which you can sign up to receive here: This gives you an overview of the situation, including new IPs and other key info.
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5adaynz Nov 14
Check out these pumpkins in the making in Pukekohe. They'll be beautiful eating in February. Can't wait!
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 15
Do you own or look after animals? You might need to get updated on new animal welfare regulations. Our friendly staff are at the in Christchurch - pop over and we can give you advice based on what animals you have. We’ve got a fun learning activity, too!
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 15
Do sheep have a place in an urban setting? When proceeds from buying one support mental health they do. Urban Sheep are being silent auctioned next to our tent at the , with proceeds going to Come down to the Village Green to get involved!
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Ministry for Primary Industries Nov 15
We’re here for the last day of the in Chch, with info on stink bugs and how you can help, new animal welfare regs, the NAIT review consultation, M. bovis, and more. Bring your questions & do some learning activities with the family. Check in here for updates.
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