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...
15 October 2020
Users of the heavily restricted herbicide paraquat are being reminded that they must dispose of any remaining stocks of four specific products by 12 December 20...
25 September 2020
In the peak of summer, our beech forests are thought to host an estimated 10,000 invasive German and common wasps per hectare.
23 September 2020
A decision-making committee appointed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has found that grounds exist to reassess the insecticide, chlorpyrifos, an...
18 September 2020
Interested parties can now give feedback on the initial submissions made about the Otago Regional Council (ORC) Water Permits Plan Change and Omnibus Plan Chang...
08 September 2020
A new fungicide which protects potatoes and cabbages has been approved for use in New Zealand, subject to conditions.
24 August 2020
We are seeking views on an application to import or manufacture Soleto, a broad spectrum herbicide for potatoes.
13 August 2020
During New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response Alert Level 2, compliance teams that manage our Hazardous Substances, Emissions Trading and Exclusive Economic Z...
We are changing the way we report on the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
12 August 2020
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is responding to the change in New Zealand’s COVID-19 alert levels.