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Resource Management

We manage the decision-making process for proposals of national significance, for example major roading projects and wind farms.

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The EEZ

We are responsible for managing the environmental effects of restricted activities in NZ's Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf.

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Hazardous Substances

We set rules for safe use of over 100,000 commonly used hazardous substances, including cleaners, cosmetics and fireworks.

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Emissions Trading

We manage the administration of NZ's Emissions Trading Scheme and the operation of the Emissions Trading Register.

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New Organisms

Our economy relies on organisms that are not native to NZ. We ensure new organisms can be imported without harming our environment.

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Te Hautū

We support iwi and applicants through the engagement process and ensure Māori perspectives are considered in our decision making.

Te Putara The Bulletin - August 2017

24/08/2017

The August issue of our combined publication Te Pūtara/The Bulletin is out now.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

22/08/2017

In this issue: Working Safer Reforms update, as well as the hazardous substances applications and decisions for July. 

Application for WCO for Ngaruroro and Clive rivers

24/07/2017

Submissions on the application for a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers in Hawke’s Bay are now closed.

Paraquat call for information

10/07/2017

​The EPA is seeking information about herbicides containing paraquat, to help us develop an application for a reassessment of the approvals of paraquat and paraquat-containing substances.

Te Putara The Bulletin - August 2017

24/08/2017

The August issue of our combined publication Te Pūtara/The Bulletin is out now.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

22/08/2017

In this issue: Working Safer Reforms update, as well as the hazardous substances applications and decisions for July.