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Reindeer imported for Christmas

New Zealand will welcome a dozen reindeer in the lead-up to Christmas.

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New Zealand will welcome a dozen reindeer in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Find out what to look for on the label of household chemical products

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Find out what to look for on the label of household chemical products

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Find out more about what we do here at the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Find out more about what we do here at the Environmental Protection Authority.

TTRL application

The submission period on the Trans-Tasman Resources Limited application has been further extended by the Decision-making Committee.

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TTRL application.

Glyphosate information

Read about the safety of the herbicide glyphosate, its regulation in New Zealand, international best practice and the latest EPA-commissioned report on glyphosate.

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Read about the safety of the herbicide glyphosate, glyphosate regulation in New Zealand and international best practice.

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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.

EPA imports reindeer in time for Christmas

01/12/2016

New Zealand will welcome a dozen reindeer in the lead-up to Christmas after a late application to import the animals from Scandinavian company, Red Nose.

Hearing notice

30/11/2016

​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) advises that a hearing is scheduled on an application by Honeywell International Incorporated to import HFO-1234yf, a heat transfer fluid to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

Consultation on application to import the herbicide Monument

24/11/2016

​The EPA is seeking your views on an application to import the herbicide Monument.

Submissions open for non-professional use of chlorothalonil

04/11/2016

The EPA is seeking specific information about products containing chlorothalonil in relation to their composition, application rates, and other higher-tier data applicable to its use in home-garden settings.

EPA imports reindeer in time for Christmas

01/12/2016

New Zealand will welcome a dozen reindeer in the lead-up to Christmas after a late application to import the animals from Scandinavian company, Red Nose.

Hearing notice

30/11/2016

​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) advises that a hearing is scheduled on an application by Honeywell International Incorporated to import HFO-1234yf, a heat transfer fluid to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.