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Northern Corridor proposal

Read the latest from the Board of Inquiry’s hearing on NZTA’s Northern Corridor proposal. Get updates and transcripts from the hearing, now on at QBE Stadium in Albany.

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Northern Corridor proposal

East West Link

The hearing on NZTA’s East West Link proposal is now open. We have daily transcripts and updates.

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Better fruit and vegetables

Locally-grown stonefruit and greenhouse vegetables may get tastier if the rules governing use of two existing fungicides are amended.

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TTRL hearings

The hearing has now formally closed. The Decision Making Committee is expected to return its decision on 27 July 2017.

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Environmental Protection Authority

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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.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update June 2017

30/06/2017

In this issue: Reassessment of fungicides Luna Privilege and Luna Sensation, Regulation of HS on-board Foreign Flagged Vessels and Foreign Crewed Aircraft, as well as application and reassessment decisions.

Regulating hazardous substances in transit

27/06/2017

​The EPA is inviting submissions on proposals for regulating hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.

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.

Regulation of Hazardous Substances on-board Foreign Flagged Vessels and Foreign Crewed Aircraft

21/06/2017

The EPA is seeking your views on a consultation document which sets out proposed changes for managing hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.

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.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update June 2017

30/06/2017

In this issue: Reassessment of fungicides Luna Privilege and Luna Sensation, Regulation of HS on-board Foreign Flagged Vessels and Foreign Crewed Aircraft, as well as application and reassessment decisions.