01 November 2018
The leaf-galling mite Aceria vitalbae may now be used to combat the pervasive weed old man’s beard.
29 October 2018
We are investigating products containing synthetic pyrethroids as part of our revamped reassessments programme which we announced in mid-October.
25 October 2018
With the warming spring weather and the trees and bushes beginning to grow new leaves again, it’s a popular time for people to make a start in their garden for ...
The chemical management compliance system designed to protect New Zealand and New Zealanders from environmental risks and disasters is being independently evalu...
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.