COVID-19 Level 2 Update (15 May): We continue to work and to follow a plan to keep disruption to a minimum, while also keeping our staff and the public safe.
17 March 2020
Government agencies are working to ensure the closure of oil wells in the Tui field off the coast of Taranaki is effectively managed and safe.
The Special Tribunal considering the Water Conservation Order (WCO) application for Te Waikoropupū Springs and associated water bodies has issued its recommenda...
11 March 2020
When making decisions about hazardous substances, including pesticides, the EPA considers a range of factors to ensure we’re making the right call for New Zeala...
09 March 2020
Māori resource and environmental managers and kaitiaki from across Aotearoa New Zealand will be looking to the future when they gather for a hui in Porirua this...
02 March 2020
An application by OMV Taranaki Limited for a non-notified marine discharge consent in the Taranaki Basin has been granted, subject to conditions.
28 February 2020
As a signatory to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (Stockholm Convention), New Zealand has committed to eliminating and restricting the...
27 February 2020
We've produced a timeline to show the progress of an application to reassess methyl bromide.
03 February 2020
With the support of Toitū Envirocare, we have successfully reduced our total greenhouse gas emissions by ten percent, a recent audit reveals.
30 January 2020
We are initiating a reassessment of the plant growth regulator hydrogen cyanamide, and now seeking information on how and where it is being used in New Zealand.
27 January 2020
We have determined that grounds exist to reassess approvals of substances containing neonicotinoids used in New Zealand.