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MIL-OSI New Zealand: State Services Commission inquiry | EPA

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: State Services Commission inquiry | EPA

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 18 December 2018 A report on the State Services Commission inquiry into the use of external security consultants was released today. We were requested by the State Services Commission to publish the documents we provided to the inquiry. EPA correspondence to the inquiry team (pdf 3.69MB) Some names have been redacted from […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand implements further rules to help cool planet

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand implements further rules to help cool planet

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 14 December 2018 We are leading New Zealand’s implementation of the Kigali Amendment, an international agreement to reduce the levels of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) gases in the Earth’s atmosphere. A new permitting scheme to protect New Zealand and New Zealanders from climate change will be introduced in February 2019 and will apply […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Inquiry into 1080 operation in Mapara

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Inquiry into 1080 operation in Mapara

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 10 December 2018 Our Chief Executive Dr Allan Freeth has announced an inquiry under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act 1996 into an aerial 1080 operation on 6 September 2018, at Mapara near Te Kuiti, where eight cattle died. The inquiry will focus on the operation’s compliance with the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tips to buy safe Christmas gifts online

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Exploration, Gas, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tips to buy safe Christmas gifts online

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 03 December 2018 Lurking online this Christmas shopping season are lots of products containing chemicals that can pose a risk if they don’t meet New Zealand’s strict safety rules. Lizzie Wilson, spokesperson for our Safer Homes Programme, says, “Products that can pose the most risk include cosmetics and toiletries, such as […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Updated systems will keep New Zealanders safe

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Exports, Health, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Updated systems will keep New Zealanders safe

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 21 November 2018 This year, our Annual Report puts a strong emphasis on our role as a pro-active regulator, focusing our efforts and resources on the things that matter most to New Zealand and New Zealanders. Part of that includes an ambitious programme to update the way hazardous substance applications are […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Modern chemical management system key to New Zealand’s environment

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Modern chemical management system key to New Zealand’s environment

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 20 November 2018 We are pressing ahead with our extensive programme of work to create a modern chemical management system for New Zealand. The approach features strongly in our latest Annual Report alongside key activities that span consumer safety around hazardous substances; our risk assessment approach; an extensive chemical reassessments programme; […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Gall mite approved to curb old man’s beard

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Gall mite approved to curb old man’s beard

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 01 November 2018 The leaf-galling mite Aceria vitalbae may now be used to combat the pervasive weed old man’s beard. Horizons Regional Council applied to the EPA to introduce the gall mite on behalf of the National Biocontrol Collective, comprised of 14 regional councils and the Department of Conservation. “The Department […]

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