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Environmental health includes the natural and built environments where we live. Our environment has a huge effect on our health and wellbeing.
Public Health Service works to promote environmental health and to protect people’s health and wellbeing from environmental hazards and risks.
 
Find out more about environmental health: 
​• Air quality
• Border health protection
• Burial and cremation
• Contaminated land
• Drinking water
• Emergency management
• Early Childcare Education
• Food poisoning 
• Hazardous substances
​• Hoarding and unsanitary living conditions
• Needle exchange programme
• Noise
• Psychoactive substances
• Radiation
• Recreational water
• Sewage treatment and disposal
• Stormwater
• Waste management


Public Health offers:
• Working with the public and other agencies to promote environmental health
• Technical and professional advice to the public and local authorities on a range of environmental health areas
• Providing information about, identifying, assessing and monitoring environmental risks and issues
• Planning for, responding to, and assisting in the management of emergencies

Contact: 06 350 9110

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