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Possum-control work reaches milestone

Possum-control work reaches milestone

27 June 2019

The support of farmers and local communities will ensure the TBfree programme in Central Otago eradicates bovine TB and brings back native birds, says OSPRI chief executive Stephen Stuart.

Deer farmers lead Risk Based Testing introduction

Deer farmers lead Risk Based Testing introduction

26 June 2019

New protocols around TB testing and post-mortem surveillance are being trialled with North Island deer farmers.

June Edition 2019

June Edition 2019

26 June 2019

CEO Stephen Stuart reports on the success of National Fieldays and provides an update on new Contact Centre opening hours. The TBfree programme is on track, and you can read the second in a series of Meet the Contact Centre team stories.

Southland Chair to join OSPRI team at SIDE

Southland Chair to join OSPRI team at SIDE

24 June 2019

TBfree Southland Chair Nigel Johnston will be joining the OSPRI team at SIDE 2019 this week.

Grazier knows the value of NAIT

Grazier knows the value of NAIT

21 June 2019

Graziers are sought after at this time of the year with animals moving off-farm for winter. Waikato based grazier James Reeves is an advocate for electronically tagged animals and keeping your NAIT account up to date.

Farmers engaged with NAIT at Fieldays

Farmers engaged with NAIT at Fieldays

20 June 2019

OSPRI's 12 strong Fieldays team were kept busy throughout the four days of the annual event at Mystery Creek. As anticipated, the majority of farmers who dropped in wanted help with updating their NAIT accounts.

How banishing TB benefits our birds

How banishing TB benefits our birds

20 June 2019

OSPRI’s work to clear New Zealand of bovine tuberculosis gives a boost to the new energy for removing the introduced predators that damage our forests and native fauna, Nick Hancox writes.

'Moving Day' farmers NAIT ready

 'Moving Day' farmers NAIT ready

31 May 2019

Taking ownership of a new dairy farm this Moving Day means plenty of planning and a new NAIT number for Michael and Susie Woodward.

NAIT re-registration the focus at Fieldays

NAIT re-registration the focus at Fieldays

31 May 2019

Farmers who have yet to update their NAIT accounts will have an opportunity to do so at this year’s National Fieldays at Mystery Creek.

Moving June 1? Update your NAIT account

Moving June 1? Update your NAIT account

28 May 2019

This means confirming all NAIT locations and contact details before moving, while ensuring any outstanding livestock movements are addressed and accurately recorded.

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