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  • cover of the report
    February 2018
    The report provides an inventory of the annual distribution of mercury and mercury-containing goods and materials in New Zealand from anthropogenic (man-made) sources, for a base year of 2016. It builds on the information in the previous 2012 and 2008 mercury inventories. Read more
  • Cover of 2014 Update of the New Zealand Inventory of Dioxin Emissions to Air, Land and Water,and Reservoir Sources
    November 2018
    This report provides a national inventory of olychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and polychlorinated dibenzofuran emissions to air, land and water from known sources for 2012, together with estimates of the amount of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and polychlorinated dibenzofuran present within reservoir sources. Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and polychlorinated dibenzofuran   Read more
  • Cover of National air emissions inventory
    October 2018
    This report details a national inventory for 2015 for priority air pollutants. Read more
  • Covber of black carbon in New Zealand report
    October 2018
    This report presents a stocktake of black carbon concentrations measured in atmospheric aerosol samples collected at approximately 40 air quality monitoring sites across New Zealand and identifies the primary sources of the black carbon. Read more
  • Cover of Heavy metals, black carbon and natural sources of particulate matter in New Zealand
    October 2018
    This report presents summary information and statistics on the composition and sources of airborne particulate matter (PM) samples collected at air quality monitoring sites around New Zealand. Read more
  • cover of the fact sheet
    March 2018
    This fact sheet provides information to consider when identifying, assessing and investigating land where PFAS was manufactured, used or disposed. This guidance is intended to be consistent with the PFAS National Environmental Management Plan (PNEMP) developed by the Heads of EPAs Australia and New Zealand (HEPA) and released in February 2018.  Read more
  • flow chart
    March 2018
    A new streamlined planning process (SPP) was introduced by Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017, which took effect on 19 April 2017. This flow chart shows the steps involved in the Streamlined Planning Process. It should be read in conjunction with the SPP technical guidance. Read more
  • Cover of the Mana Whakahono a rohe guidance
    April 2018
    Mana Whakahono ā Rohe is a new tool designed to assist tangata whenua and local authorities discuss, agree and record how they will work together under the Resource Management Act. This guidance explains how the legislation can be implemented and provides ideas about what could be included in a Mana Whakahono ā Rohe arrangement. Read more
  • Cover of Our Regulatory Stewardship Strategy 2018
    November 2018
    This report assesses how well we are developing and maintaining the regulatory regimes we are responsible for, including the state of each piece of legislation, any plans for amendments, and our view of important emerging issues. Read more