MPI have issued some key points about the new Animal Welfare Regulations that come into effect on 1st October.

A North Otago dairy farm has been confirmed as an Infected Property.

Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in Northland has tested positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It's the first time the disease has been found in this region.

Community groups wanting to enter the annual New Zealand Biosecurity Awards have until 5pm on 31st August to get their applications in.

Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in the Tasman district as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It's the first time the disease has been found in this region.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on options for mānuka honey sold in New Zealand.

Since 5 February 2018, all exported mānuka honey must meet the mānuka honey science definition to test that it is authentic.

We have an updated article on the risk of m.bovis to lifestyle farmers. Read it here.

The Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Micro Abattoirs and accompanying guidance document have now been published.

Here are the locations, dates and times for the first round of MPI meetings on kauri dieback.

OSPRI and MPI are undertaking a joint initiative to ensure greater uptake and compliance with the NAIT system.

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