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Concentrations of selected organochlorines in serum from the non-occupationally exposed New Zealand populationMay 2001This report, published in 2001, provides data on the concentrations of dioxins, PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in serum collected from New Zealanders aged 15 years and older. Read more
Evaluation of toxicity of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs: A health risk appraisal for the New Zealand populationFebruary 2001This 2001 report is an independent appraisal of the health risks posed to New Zealanders by dioxin and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls. The report contains recommendations on managing these chemicals in New Zealand, and the need to reduce population exposures. Read more
February 2001This 2001 report provides details about genetic modification (GM) research being conducted in New Zealand and ideas as to how GM and non-GM crops could coexist in New Zealand. Read more
November 2001This 2001 ‘benchmark’ survey of a nationally representative sample of New Zealanders, 15 years plus, was undertaken to help the Ministry develop a public information campaign on genetic modification. Read more