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April 2020 edition

April 2020 edition

7 April 2020

OSPRI has extended the deadline for recording livestock movements in NAIT from 48 hours to five days for the next four weeks. TB testing of cattle and deer will continue as one of the Government’s ‘essential services’ in areas of high risk.

OSPRI extending NAIT reporting timeframes

OSPRI extending NAIT reporting timeframes

27 March 2020

OSPRI is advising farmers to stay focused on their NAIT obligations during the current Covid 19 emergency.

OSPRI’s essential work continues under Covid-19 lockdown

 OSPRI’s essential work continues under Covid-19 lockdown

26 March 2020

Bats are back after OSPRI clears pests from Aorangi Forest

Bats are back after OSPRI clears pests from Aorangi Forest

13 March 2020

​The detection of rare long-tailed bats in the Aorangi bush is showing the benefits of TBfree possum control operations in the southern North Island.

March 2020 edition

March 2020 edition

9 March 2020

In this edition, the focus is on the Hawke's Bay TB response. OSPRI meanwhile is extending its disease management activities by assisting MPI's M.bovis programme for testing dairy herds. It's a busy time for OSPRI staff with regional field days.

Wairarapa lifestyler staunch on traceability

Wairarapa  lifestyler staunch on traceability

6 March 2020

Wairarapa lifestyler and author Marnie Rutherford manages a small flock of sheep and one Hereford cow on her small Carterton property.

OSPRI team at regional fieldays in March

OSPRI team at regional fieldays in March

19 February 2020

The OSPRI team is preparing for a busy March at regional field days throughout the country.

Wider controls to clear TB infection in Hawke's Bay

Wider controls to clear TB infection in Hawke's Bay

18 February 2020

OSPRI helping Southland farmers

OSPRI helping Southland farmers

10 February 2020

OSPRI is extending the timeframe for flood-affected farmers in Southland (including Gore) - for declaring livestock movements in the NAIT system.

February Edition 2020

February Edition  2020

3 February 2020

OSPRI is extending its disease management activities to support MPI's Mycoplasma bovis programme. The OSPRI extension team meanwhile is preparing for a busy few months ahead with regional field days - starting mid-Feb in Southland.

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