Glyphosate: Call for information


We are calling for information on the use of the weed killer glyphosate in Aotearoa New Zealand. This request for information is the very first step in deciding whether to change the rules around its use.

About glyphosate

A weed killer used in New Zealand since the 1970s.

It is common and is the active ingredient in many consumer and agricultural products.

Used by home gardeners, farmers, and councils.

It is safe to use if you follow the instructions and the rules.

Read more about glyphosate

New Zealand EPA, 31 May 2021