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Included the December issue are articles highlighting Mātauranga Māori, our new partnership with Housing New Zealand, recent support for Plunket and more.

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Included the December issue are articles highlighting Mātauranga Māori, our new partnership with Housing New Zealand, recent support for Plunket and more.

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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

What we do

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.

Hazardous Substances Update

Read the December issue of the Hazardous Substances Update.

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Read the December issue of the Hazardous Substances Update.

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.

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

Read the Hazardous Substances Update December 2016

08/12/2016

In this issue: Consultation open on the application to import herbicide Monument, Submissions open for non-professional use of chlorothalonil, EPA 2016 Annual Report, Recent hazardous substance application and reassessment decisions.

Read The Bulletin December 2016

08/12/2016

​Included in our last issue of the year are articles highlighting Mātauranga Māori, our new partnerships with Housing New Zealand, recent support for Plunket, and how we talked firework safety on Iwi radio stations. Plus, our Annual Report is now out.

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.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update December 2016

08/12/2016

In this issue: Consultation open on the application to import herbicide Monument, Submissions open for non-professional use of chlorothalonil, EPA 2016 Annual Report, Recent hazardous substance application and reassessment decisions.

Read The Bulletin December 2016

08/12/2016

​Included in our last issue of the year are articles highlighting Mātauranga Māori, our new partnerships with Housing New Zealand, recent support for Plunket, and how we talked firework safety on Iwi radio stations. Plus, our Annual Report is now out.