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

Safer Homes

Beware of hazards among the online bargains this Black Friday

Lots of products online contain chemicals that can pose a risk.


Te Pūtara - November 2020

The latest Te Pūtara e-pānui has details about our new eDNA programme, and highlights some changes c...


New experts to boost EPA capacity

We've welcomed new members to both our HSNO and Māori advisory committees.

Fast-track Consenting

Independent panel approves Canterbury housing project

The Rāpaki development consists of residential units and a shared-use community building.