This section outlines the environmental risks we face and provides an overview of government's responsibilities and laws for managing those risks.
About environmental risks in New Zealand
In this section
This page outlines what we mean by environmental risks and why we need to manage them carefully.
The roles and responsibilities of government agencies for managing environmental risks in New Zealand.
The main laws which help us manage environmental risks in New Zealand.
This page explains how the Act works alongside other legislation to protect New Zealand from the negative impacts of hazardous substances and new organisms.