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Read the August 2016 Bulletin

In this issue we introduce Dr Jacqueline Rowarth, our new Chief Scientist; talk about about a recent scientific review of glyphosate and shine the spotlight on biological controls.

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We're on Facebook!

Check out our new EPA Safer Homes Facebook page giving you tips on staying safe with household chemicals like detergents, cleaners, fuels and more.

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Check out our new EPA Safer Homes Facebook page giving you tips on staying safe with household chemicals like detergents, cleaners, fuels and more.

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.

What We Do

Have a look at our new video and find out how the EPA impacts New Zealander’s lives every day from Dawn to Dusk.

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Have your say

The EPA is seeking your views on a new insecticide, called Celsius, to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops.

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Have your say

The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

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The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

Wasp leads fight against tomato and potato pest

The EPA has approved a type of wasp as a biological control agent to combat the tomato potato psyllid.

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The EPA has approved a type of wasp as a biological control agent to combat the tomato potato psyllid.

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 Emission Unit 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.

NZEUR redevelopment newsletter August update

19/08/2016

Announcement of go-live date for the new Emissions Trading Register.

Call for new organisms to be reclassified

17/08/2016

We are seeking proposals for new organisms to be made not new or reclassified.

Submissions sought on kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato insecticide

29/07/2016

The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import Celsius insecticide to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops.

Submissions sought on new gas for fridges and air conditioners

18/07/2016

The EPA is calling for ​submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

NZEUR redevelopment newsletter August update

19/08/2016

Announcement of go-live date for the new Emissions Trading Register.

Get ready

19/08/2016

Make sure you're ready to use the New Zealand Emissions Trading Register.