Community involvement

We want to give voice to as diverse a range of New Zealanders as possible. Here are some ways that you and your community can be involved, and let us know what is important to you.

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Cutz and Kōrero

We want to hear from a diverse range of people about what is important to them when it comes to the environment.

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Kōrero with us

Come and meet the EPA and share with us what's important to you.

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Safer homes

Our Safer Homes resources and campaigns helps to keep New Zealanders safe around chemicals in the home.


Science Corner

New Zealand is home to lots of fresh and innovative environmental research. Be it Earth, sea or sky, our scientists and peers share their reflections on current…

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Share your ideas with us

What’s important to you when it comes to protecting our environment? Take part in our survey and tell us what we can do to make our work more accessible to you.

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Supporting farmers' environmental leadership

We are connecting with the next generation of farmers and future leaders.


Te Herenga

A forum for kaitiaki environmental resource managers to come together and discuss important environmental issues.

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Wai Tuwhera o te Taiao

At its heart, Wai Tuwhera o te Taiao – Open Waters Aotearoa is about building bridges between people and nature.