Protecting our way of life

Protecting the environment and the people who live and work in it, for a better way of life.

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New pesticide approved for use

The pesticide will combat parasitic worms in carrots, parsnips and other root vegetables.

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EPA puts spotlight on waterway weedkillers

We have grounds to reassess the use of some chemicals in aquatic herbicides.

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Call for views on releasing new exotic houseplants

Have your say on whether 12 new species should be allowed in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Public and industry views on kiwifruit spray released

We've released our summary of submissions report on the kiwifruit spray hydrogen cyanamide.