COVID 19 Level 2 update (2 June): We are following a plan to safely reintroduce staff back into our offices. Our offices remain closed to the public.
16 May 2018
The Special Tribunal hearing for a Water Conservation Order (WCO) application for Te Waikoropupū Springs has adjourned until late May or early June to hear fina...
10 May 2018
We have signed off a new zoo standard to help zoos prevent animals from escaping into the wider environment, or posing a risk to people.
The Environmental Protection Authority is sad to note the recent passing of Darcia Solomon, a long-serving member of Ngā Kaihautū Tikanga Taiao.
09 May 2018
A leading-edge science technique with the potential to improve disease resistance in plants, has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority.
07 May 2018
We welcome the Productivity Commission’s latest report which calls for a shared, long-term vision on climate change to transform to a low-emissions economy.
04 May 2018
On Friday 4 May 2018, we publicly notified the applications lodged by Tamarind Taranaki Limited (Tamarind) for marine consent and marine discharge consent.
A report from by the Environment Select Committee has determined that EPA Chief Executive Dr Allan Freeth did not mislead the Committee.
02 May 2018
On 27 March 2018, OMV New Zealand Limited (OMV) lodged an application with us for marine discharge consent.
27 April 2018
We're standing by for results from a forthcoming vote by the EU on whether more restrictions should be applied to the use of neonicotinoids in member states.
23 April 2018
On Thursday 19 April we held our inaugural stakeholder event. The Hon Eugenie Sage, Associate Minister for the Environment, was guest of honour.