- New Zealand EPA has banned anti-fouling paints containing diuron, octhilinone or ziram from June 2017.
- From 7 June 2018 onwards, New Zealand will prohibit the production and sale of some products containing microbeads. A fine up to $100,000 will be imposed on violators caught knowingly breaking the rules.
- New Zealand EPA is seeking feedbacks on its proposed fee increases on hazardous substances and new organism application, and on the requirement for import certificates for explosives. The
- On 1 December 2017, the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations will come into force in New Zealand. Until then the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act remains in force in its current form.
- From Nov 19, companies and individuals in New Zealand are required to supply their contact details to the EPA within 30 days after the next/first import or production of hazardous substances for commercial
- The Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act of New Zealand is undergoing amendment with a view to improve its workability and to help stakeholders better identify their obligations and regulatory compliance
- The New Zealand Government has initiated its most significant reform of New Zealand’s workplace health and safety system in 20 years. The reform was announced on 7 Aug 2013 by
- New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking public views on the draft of revised Codes of Practice for tank wagons of various hazardous substances transportation,
- The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) New Zealand is seeking public views on the reassessment of a group of antifouling paints (AFPs). In support of the reassessment, the EPA may