Ministry for Primary Industries (New Zealand)

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Ministry for Primary Industries
Manatū Ahu Matua
Ministry for Primary Industries logo.gif
Agency overview
Formed 2012
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Headquarters Pastoral House,
25 The Terrace,
Wellington
WELLINGTON 6011
Annual budget Total budgets for 2014/15[1]
Vote Primary Industries
$628,297,000
Vote Food Safety
$90,334,000
Ministers responsible Hon Nathan Guy
- Minister for
Primary Industries
Hon Jo Goodhew
- Minister for Food Safety
- Associate Minister for Primary Industries
Agency executive Martyn Dunne
- Chief Executive /
Director-General
Website mpi.govt.nz

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) (Māori: Manatū Ahu Matua) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with overseeing, managing and regulating the farming, fishing, food, animal welfare, biosecurity, and forestry sectors of New Zealand's primary industries.

Formed in April 2012, MPI is a merger of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), the Ministry of Fisheries (MFish), and the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA).

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