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Environmental Health Intelligence NZ provides information and intelligence on how the environment affects the health of Aotearoa New Zealand's population. Explore our domains:

Latest key findings

  • Climate Change
    Northern & Eastern parts of New Zealand are currently more affected by hot & dry days. Western regions of the South Island are more affected by extreme rainfall days.
  • Indoor Environment
    SUDI, asthma prevalence and second-hand smoke exposure in the home all present major inequities throughout New Zealand.
  • Water quality
    Only parts of the population definitely have access to safe (64.6%), or fluoridated (50.5%) drinking water. Faecal bacteria is also common in freshwater (54.8%) and marine (9.4%) bathing sites.

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