1. Agreement for the Export of Livestock from New Zealand and Saudi Arabia for Breeding Purposes - 5 March 2014

    Agreement between the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Ministry of Agriculture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the Export of Livestock from New Zealand to Saudi Arabia for Breeding Purposes.

  2. Sightings of invasive angry pest bird increase in Auckland - 4 September 2013

    The recent “Angry Bird” campaign, to increase awareness of a pest bird in Auckland, has sparked an increase in confirmed public sightings of the red-vented-bulbul, an aggressive Asian species that threatens our crops.

  3. PKE import rules to be tightened - 19 June 2013

    The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today released two reports from inspectors who made official visits to palm kernel expeller (PKE) meal processing facilities in Malaysia and Indonesia this month.

  4. New Management Agency for the National Bovine Tuberculosis Pest Management Plan - 14 June 2013

    A new management agency has been appointed for the National Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Pest Management plan.

  5. Transitional facility sentenced over biosecurity breaches - 13 June 2013

    An Auckland-based transitional facility and one of its staff members have been sentenced in the Manukau District Court for biosecurity breaches.

  6. Code of Welfare for Llamas and Alpacas - 26 April 2013

    A code of welfare is now in place for the estimated 15,000 South American camelids (Ilama, alpaca, guanaco and cross breeds of these) that are owned and cared for by New Zealanders.