17 October 2018
The EPA is considering an application to release a new microorganism, the fungus Glomus iranicum var. tenuihypharum. The fungus, and products derived from it, a...
An independent decision-making committee, acting on behalf of the EPA has granted OMV New Zealand’s application for a marine discharge consent.
15 October 2018
We are making changes to the way some chemicals are managed in New Zealand.We are ramping up our reassessments programme and taking action on some chemicals to ...
02 October 2018
By gum: tiny wasp may protect mighty eucalyptus trees. We're considering an application to release a parasitoid wasp to control the eucalyptus tortoise beetle.
01 October 2018
Novelty fireworks like Christmas crackers, caps for cap guns and party poppers will no longer need explosives import certificates from 1 October 2018.
13 September 2018
Two moths may now be imported into New Zealand to combat invasive horehound.
05 September 2018
We are calling for submissions on an application by Bayer New Zealand Limited to approve a fungicide called Vimoy Iblon to be used to protect cereal crops.
29 August 2018
Wellington’s rugby players will be taking a lead role in helping to keep New Zealand families safe around hazardous substances by partnering with the Environmen...
28 August 2018
We have just added the Annual HSNO Enforcement Report 2017 to the monitoring reports available on our website, as part of our Open Book policy.
The High Court decision on the appeals against the granting of marine consents to Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTRL) has been released.