- Physical impacts and adaptation
- NZ greenhouse gas reports
- Doing our fair share
- Emissions trading
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) was established on 1 July 2011. From January 2012, the administration for the Emissions Trading Scheme under the Climate Change Response Act will be performed by the EPA. The Ministry of Primary Industries is responsible for forestry activities.
The EUR website (www.eur.govt.nz ) and 0800 Climate (0800 254628) number remain unchanged and you should continue to use these to contact us.
Growers in the horticulture and floriculture sectors do not have to track or pay for their emissions. Like all New Zealanders, they may notice a small increase in energy prices due to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
For more information on these effects and how to reduce your energy costs, please see What does the ETS mean for me?
From 30 April 2011 growers who produce the following can apply for an allocation of New Zealand Units (NZUs), which they can trade. Growers are included in Industrial Activities and their eligible activities are:
See the Eligible industrial activities page for more information about levels of assistance and allocative baselines.
Last updated: 1 May 2013