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November 2020: It's all about perspective 

2020 has given us fresh perspective, something that our new community science initiative, Wai Tūwhera o te Taiao – Open Waters Aotearoa, delivers too. Find out more in this edition of Te Pūtara, along with details about changes in chemical management and the ETS, and take part in our new survey. 

September 2020

The latest edition of Te Pūtara celebrates Bee Aware Month with insights into these important pollinators and what we can all do to protect them, information on the benefits of riparian planting, and much more.  

July 2020: Matariki – a time for reflection and renewal

This Matariki, the EPA has much to celebrate including the launch of our Mātauranga Framework, our new enforcement powers under the RMA, and the fast-track consenting process in response to COVID-19.

May 2020: Emerging from our bubbles

In this issue Chief Executive Allan Freeth reflects on our work during the pandemic; Dr. Tim Strabala explains the connection between zoonoses, COVID-19 and our work; our Safer Homes team give some tips on staying safe with chemicals; we take a look back on the recent Te Herenga national hui; and there's a fascinating insight into our eDNA outreach programme.

March 2020: Our work continues

Our scientists and advisors talk about Māori Mātauranga, the cascading issues caused by invasive fish species, and gender equality in science; the Safer Homes team offers advice on pet care; and we link you to our Hazardous Substances pānui. 

Earlier issues

December 2019: Year in review

September 2019: Get involved

March 2019: A bit of everything

November 2018: All wrapped up 

August 2018: It's cooling down

March 2018: Three months down

December 2017: It's nearly Christmas