MPI Statement regarding Thompson & Clark Investigations Ltd Statement from Martyn Dunne, Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries The Ministry for Primary Industries has referred evidence of potential serious staff misconduct to the Serious Fraud Office. As previously advised, MPI has also referred the matter to the State Services Commission and it is part […]Read More →
The Mycoplasma bovis crisis confronting New Zealand is a story that will be dissected and commented on for decades to come.
This was not simply a matter of a bacteria infecting cattle. This was a story on many levels; of flouted rules; a significant inadequacy of the “free market”; critical under-funding by National (no surprises there); and the best silver-lining that farmers could possibly hope for…Read More →
The Government and farming sector bodies announced on 28 May 2018 that an attempt will be made to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand. Find out about the decision and what it means for you. Decision to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis The Government along with the dairy and beef industries have agreed that an attempt will […]Read More →