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TTRL decision

The TTRL decision has been released and published on our website.

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East West Link proposal

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

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Northern Corridor proposal

Read the latest from the Board of Inquiry’s hearing on NZTA’s Northern Corridor proposal.

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Northern Corridor proposal

WCO Application

The Ngaruroro and Clive rivers water conservation order (WCO) application is now open for submissions. Submissions close Thursday 24 August at 4pm.

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July issue out now!

In this issue: Working Safer Reforms Update, call for information - Paraquat, and recent hazardous substance application and reassessment decisions

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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.

Reducing harm from hazardous substances

16/08/2017

A new system for managing hazardous substances in New Zealand will come into force in December 2017.

TTRL 2017 decision

10/08/2017

​The Decision-making Committee, appointed to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd, has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight.

Application for WCO for Ngaruroro and Clive rivers

24/07/2017

The EPA is calling for submissions on an application for a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers in Hawke’s Bay.

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.

Reducing harm from hazardous substances

16/08/2017

A new system for managing hazardous substances in New Zealand will come into force in December 2017.

TTRL 2017 decision

10/08/2017

​The Decision-making Committee, appointed to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd, has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight.