12 November 2020
Changes are being made to the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (HSNO) that will enable us to more quickly assess and reassess chemicals for use i...
On 21 October 2020 the Environment Court released its decision on BWO’s appeal against abatement notices issued by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) ...
The timber industry group Stakeholders In Methyl Bromide Reduction (STIMBR) has been granted an additional four months on the recapture deadline for the fumigan...
05 November 2020
A revamped regime for classifying hazardous substances takes effect in late April 2021, in the interests of safety for all New Zealanders.
04 November 2020
Insecticides used in ant bait, and chemicals found in timber treatment substances, are among the additions to our priority list for reassessment.
03 November 2020
The Environment Court has released its decision on BWO’s appeal against an abatement notice issued by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
A Beach Energy Resources Holdings (Limited) application for a marine discharge consent in the Canterbury Basin has been granted, subject to conditions.
28 October 2020
Our latest Annual Report shows we're looking ahead to have a proactive role, with a focus on compliance and engagement.
27 October 2020
A new water storage reservoir in Northland has become the first project approved under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track Consenting) Act 2020.
22 October 2020
As the weather warms up and more of us venture back into our gardens, it’s an ideal time to take stock of the garden chemicals we’re using and storing around ou...