4 Dec 2018
Used machinery cleaning certificate requirement – effective 1st December 2018

Cleaning certificates for used machinery will be mandatory from the 1st December 2018, requirements as per section 3.1   Vehicle , Machinery and Equipment (VME) standard https://www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/30224/loggedIn. Note: This requirement has nothing to do with BMSB requirements, but is a…

 
19 Jun 2018
Update to MPI Bio-Security Entry Levy

We have received a notice from New Zealand Customs Release Issue 461. For our clients who operate on a Customs Deferred payment account direct with NZ Customs please take note of the below increases effective on the 1st of July 2018.  Bio-Security levy will increase from $17.37 to    $ 20.36…

 
15 Feb 2018
MPI - Industry update BMSB

Please see below from our industry body BAFF in conjunction with MPI regarding potential delays being experienced by MPI, it is likely that importers will continue to suffer extended timelines through the course of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug season and we do not anticipate any major alleviation…

 
19 Dec 2017
MPI Industry Notification - BMSB and beyond

Please see the below notice that we have received from Mark Bateman - MPI. The last few weeks have been extremely busy from a BMSB perspective and I am extremely pleased to be able to advise you that our systems and processes have been working extremely well, creating a number of finds right across…

 
24 Sep 2015
MPI requirements for full container devans at an ATF

Just a reminder in regards to the action that must be taken if contamination is noted upon unpack of a full container (FCL) at your Approved Transitional Facility (ATF). Should contamination be identified when unpacking a container, according to MPI requirements, the container must be closed and…

 
14 Apr 2015
MPI Requirements - Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB)

Further to advice earlier this year, as you will be aware, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) notified importers of new requirements for all vehicles and machinery sourced and shipped from the USA. These new measures were as the result of interceptions of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB)…

 
12 Feb 2015
MPI Requirements - Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB)

As you may be aware, the Ministry for Primary Industries have recently notified importers of new requirements for all vehicles and machinery sourced and shipped from the USA.  These new measures are the result of interceptions of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) being found in vehicles, machinery,…

 
29 Jun 2012
Reminder of New Requirements for Movement of Import Containers from Port of Discharge

Further to our notification of 17th May 2012, just a reminder that MPI will be enforcing the requirement that all import containers arriving at New Zealand ports, must have had all MPI holds lifted before the container can be removed from the wharf, with effect from 1st July 2012. This calls for…

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