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EPA Head Office

Contact details Physical address Postal address

Phone: +64 4 916 2426


Fax: +64 4 914 0433

Level 10

Grant Thornton House

215 Lambton Quay

Wellington 6011

New Zealand

Private Bag 63002



New Zealand

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Website enquiries

We've recently launched our new website, which can take a bit of getting used to. If you spot a problem or would like to be directed to your area of interest, please get in touch.


Career enquiries

If you have a question about your application, get in touch with our careers team.


Official Information Act requests

Find out about the Official Information Act (OIA) or make a request 


Media enquiries


Te Hautū

Whakapā mai.

Contact Kaupapa Kura Taiao, the EPA’s Māori Policy and Operations group, for advice on engaging with Māori.


Industry areas

Hazardous Substances

For all technical queries on hazardous substance applications and compliance:

Freephone (within New Zealand): 0800 429 7827 (0800 HAZSUBS)


New Organisms 

Please get in touch with the New Organisms team with your questions. 

If you are looking to make an application we recommend you talk to us as early as possible. We can help you pinpoint the scientific, technical and risk management issues you will need to address in your application. 

Emissions Trading Scheme

You can get in touch with us with any question about emissions trading, including the Scheme and the Register.

Resource Management Act proposals

Get in touch with Nationally Significant Proposals team.

EEZ Marine Activities

Get in touch if you have any questions about undertaking activities in the Exclusive Economic Zone or Continental Shelf.

  • Freephone (within New Zealand): 0800 208 338
  • Phone from overseas: +64 4 916 2426
  • Email:

To report spills of harmful substances in New Zealand marine waters beyond 12 nautical miles from shore: