Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Head Office   (AAFZ) Te Manatu Ahuwhenua Ahumoana
1972 - 1995


GENERAL

The Ministry Agriculture and Fisheries was responsible carrying out the Government's policies and programmes relating to the farming, horticultural and fishing industries, and to advise on how to maximise the national benefit from those industries.

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ALSO KNOWN AS

name year
MAF Corporate Office 1992-1995
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Administration Division 1972-1987


Location : Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Amendment Act 1972
ABOLISHED BY
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (Restructuring) Act 1995
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Act 1908
  • Agricultural Pests Destruction Act 1967
  • Agriculture (Emergency Powers) Act 1934
  • Animal Remedies Act 1967
  • Animals Act 1967
  • Apiaries Act 1969
  • Apple and Pear Marketing Act 1971
  • Berryfruit Levy Act 1967
  • Dairy Industry Act 1952
  • Dairy Production and Marketing Board Act 1961
  • Department of Agriculture Act 1953
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Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 01/06/2011