Northland News & Events

Posted: Nov 4, 2022

Stink Bug Campaign Ramps Up

Biosecurity New Zealand is ramping up a public awareness campaign to encourage people to report possible sightings of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

BMSB infests several horticultural crops, causing damage to flowers, stems, leaves and fruit of host plants. Significant crops likely to be affected in New Zealand include apples, corn, wine...
Posted: Oct 10, 2022

Southern (Otago & Southland) Seasonal Employment Calendar

This calendar is an amazing resource combining a huge amount of useful data into one essential tool for those seeking jobs in the south

This calendar is an amazing resource combining a huge amount of useful data into one essential tool for those seeking jobs in the south. It combines: regions; industries; pay rates; months; roles;...
Posted: Oct 7, 2022

Testing for Mycoplasma Bovis stepped up with new strain

The discovery of a new strain was made through regular bulk milk tank testing, which is evidence our highly sensitive system is working well. MPI will continue with fortnightly bulk milk tank...
Posted: Aug 25, 2022

Federated Farmers Webinar - Foot & Mouth Disease - What you need to know

Video of the 22 August event

With there being so much talk about Foot and Mouth in the media Federated Farmers wanted to update everyone alongside MPI on what is happening. Watch the recorded webinar for more...
Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flooding Event

Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed

Flooding - Top of the South As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures...
Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Foot-and-mouth disease fragments detected at Australian border

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

Posted: May 16, 2022

Changes to the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle

The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has reviewed the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle.

Have your say The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has reviewed the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle. It determined the code requires amendments to incorporate: advances...

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