Protecting our way of life

Protecting the environment and the people who live and work in it, for a better way of life.

What's happening


Application to release two new biocontrols

Submissions are sought on an application to release two new organisms to control invasive wasps.


Hazardous Substances Update

In this issue - methyl bromide, approval for a new fungicide, firework import reminders.


Reassessment of chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

A decision-making committee has decided that grounds exist to reassess the insecticide chlorpyrifos.


Further call for submissions

Further submissions sought on Otago Regional Council's Water Permits and Omnibus Plan Changes.