Displaying items by tag: Biosecurity

Monday, 10 November 2014 11:28

No EID for Aussie sheep

AUSTRALIAN FARMERS will not have imposed on them a national electronic ID system for identifying sheep and goats.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 14:04

Creepy visitor caught

An encounter with a live scorpion at Auckland airport should serve as a reminder for arriving international passengers to thoroughly clean camping gear, says MPI.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:03

More biosecurity scrutiny for yachts

YACHTS ARRIVING in Northland from overseas this season will face greater biosecurity scrutiny, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:17

Crucial season for black-grass eradication

WITH THE second season of black-grass operations about to begin, continued vigilance this spring and summer will be crucial to stop the noxious weed from establishing in Mid-Canterbury, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in Management

WAIKATO REGIONAL Council's biosecurity group manager John Simmons has won annual PC Nelson Memorial Award from the Biosecurity Institute, a professional body for those working in the biosecurity sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 09:26

Cute Clara a biosecurity heroine

A BIOSECURITY dog has started her sniffing career in style – her detection work resulting in a Vietnamese air passenger being denied entry to New Zealand and later sent home.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 08:54

Kiwifruit first in biosecurity partnership

THE KIWIFRUIT industry is the first to sign a biosecurity partnership with the government under the Government Industry Agreements (GIA).

Published in General News
Friday, 04 April 2014 16:20

70 field workers in Whangarei

SOME 70 FIELD workers are out in Whangarei setting additional traps to lure any Queensland fruit flies that may be in the area.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:04

Fruit fly find serious: HortNZ

HORTICULTURE NEW Zealand says it is unbelievable and unexpected that the country is faced with another Queensland fruit fly detection, so soon after the last one in January.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:13

Another Queensland fruit fly found

ANOTHER Queesnland fruit fly has been found in Whangarei, near where a single fly was found in January.

Published in General News

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