ERMA New Zealand is an independent body established under the HSNO Act. Its role is to assess the environment and health risks and to place controls to make sure that these are managed properly.

It maintains a public register of all approved hazardous substances - including the controls on each substance - and produces guides and other resources for dealing with hazardous substances.

Ministry for the Environment (MfE) Environment Risk Management Authority (ERMA)

Phone (04) 917-7400

The MfE Website

PO Box 10326, Wellington 6143

Phone (04) 473-8426

The ERMA Website

PO Box 131, Wellington 6140