RHDV1a-K5 Virus Import

Gary Stephenson made this Official Information request to Ministry for Primary Industries

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From: Gary Stephenson

Dear Ministry for Primary Industries,

Could you please advise if there has been any RHDV1a-K5 Virus imported into New Zealand for testing?

Could you also please advise if RHDV1a-k5 has been imported and approved for use as a biological agent?

Could you please also advise how Marlborough Council can discuss the Autumn release of RHDV1a-K5 before any public submission?

Is the release of RHDV1a-K5 a predetermined and planned exercise?

Yours faithfully,

Gary Stephenson

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Ministry for Primary Industries

Dear Gary,

Thank you for your official information request as below.

Your request will be considered and an answer provided in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.

If you have any questions regarding this request, please email [email address].

Ngā mihi,

Francesca Ancillotti | Ministerial Support Officer
Ministerials & Business Support | Office of the Director-General
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatū Ahu Matua
Telephone: (04) 830 1726 | Web: Ministerials Kotahi Page or www.mpi.govt.nz

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From: Alastair Gilby
Ministry for Primary Industries

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Dear Gary Stephenson,


On behalf of Geoff Gwyn Director Readiness and Response Services please
find attached a response to your official information act request.





Alastair Gilby | Adviser – Official Information Act
Office of the Director-General | Ministerials and Business Support
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatû Ahu Matua | Pastoral House 25
The Terrace | PO Box 2526 | Wellington 6140
New Zealand
Web: [1]www.mpi.govt.nz


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