14 June 2018
We have banned some anti-fouling paints which can no longer be imported or manufactured in New Zealand after they were determined to be too toxic to marine life...
Hon David Parker, Minister for the Environment, and Hon Eugenie Sage, Associate Minister for the Environment, sent the EPA a formal ‘Letter of Expectations for ...
The Minister for the Environment Hon Dr David Parker has appointed the Board of Inquiry to consider applications from Tamarind Taranaki Ltd for publicly notifie...
11 June 2018
We received an application for a marine dumping consent from Coastal Resources Limited (CRL) on 5 June 2018.
The Special Tribunal hearing for a Water Conservation Order (WCO) application for Te Waikoropupū Springs will reconvene on 27 June 2018.
01 June 2018
Here at the EPA, we work on the principle of ‘open by default’, so our information and data is accessible to everyone.
31 May 2018
We have publicly released, for feedback, the approach used to assess hazardous substances which pose risks to people and New Zealand’s environment.
30 May 2018
We will be responsible for new rules to protect people and New Zealand’s environment from plastic microbeads.
29 May 2018
Two moths may be imported to combat the horehound weed, which a recent survey estimates to cost New Zealand dryland farmers almost $7 million per year.
25 May 2018
On Friday 25 May 2018, we publicly notified the application lodged by OMV New Zealand Limited (OMV) for marine discharge consent.